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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2005-2007 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Toxicology 963  

Toxicology 963

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor Kenneth R. Reuhl, EOHSI Building, Busch Campus (732/445-3720)

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Members of the Graduate Faculty

Tamar Barkay, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, CC; Ph.D., Maryland Mercury and bioindicator organisms

Ira Black, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Harvard Neural stem cell biology

Joanna Burger, Professor of Biology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Minnesota
Heavy metal dynamics in estuarine ecosystems

Suzie Chen,Associate Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., AlbertEinsteinMolecular mechanisms of cell growth and differentiation

John L. Colaizzi, Professor of Pharmacy and Dean of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, EMSP; Ph.D., Purdue

Allan H. Conney, New Jersey Professor of Pharmacology, EMSP; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Experimental therapeutics and drug metabolism

Thomas J. Cook,Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics, EMSP; Ph.D.,Michigan Intestinaldisposition of xenobiotics; placental disposition ofxenobiotics;effect of xenobiotics on drug metabolizing enzymeexpression andfunction; advanced drug delivery systems

Keith R. Cooper, Professor of Microbiology, CC; Ph.D., Rhode Island
Xenobiotic metabolism in aquatic animals; animal models

Deborah Cory-Slechta, Chairperson and Professor of Environmental and
Occupational Medicine; Director, Environmental and OccupationalHealthSciences Institute, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., MinnesotaEnvironmentalneurotoxicants in developmental disabilities;neurodegenerativedisorders, on neurotoxic mixtures; the interaction ofenvironmentalneurotoxicants with other risk modifying factors

David T.Denhardt, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, FAS-NB;Ph.D.,California Institute of Technology Mechanisms of mammaliancellsignaling and regulation of gene expression

EmanuelM.DiCicco-Bloom, Associate Professor of Neuroscience andCellBiology/Pediatrics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Cornell Pediatricneurology;neurogenesis

Michael A. Gallo, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Albany Medical College
Food additives; phototoxins; dermatotoxicology; dioxin; molecular biology of estrogen receptors

DonaldR. Gerecke,Associate Professor of Pharmacology andToxicology,EMSP; Ph.D., Harvard Molecular biology of the extracellularmatrix inskin

Michael Gochfeld, Professor of Environmentaland Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., CUNY (Queens); M.D.,Albert Einstein
Environmental toxicology; behavioral development and occupational medicine

MarionK. Gordon,Research Associate Professor of PharmacologyandToxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Rutgers/UMDNJ-RWJMS Gene expressionofextracellular matrix molecules during development

WilliamN.Hait, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D.,Ph.D.,Medical College of Pennsylvania Cancer research andmultidrugresistance

Diane E. Heck, Associate Research Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Rutgers Biology of nitric oxide

Jun-Yan Hong, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., UMDNJ Biochemistry

Michael M. Iba, Associate Professor of Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Illinois
Metabolic and molecular basis of arylamine carcinogenesis; developmental toxicology

Sungchul Ji, Associate Professor of Pharmacy, EMSP; Ph.D., SUNY (Albany)
Mechanisms of liver injury; noninvasive biophysical probes

Stanley E. Katz, Professor of Microbiology, CC; Ph.D., Rutgers
Agricultural microbiology; pesticides; food additives

Frederick C. Kauffman, Professor of Pharmacology, EMSP; Ph.D., Illinois
Influence of intermediary metabolism on xenobiotic metabolism; neurotoxicology

HowardKipen, Associate Professor of Environmental and OccupationalMedicine,UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., California (San Francisco) Occupationalhealth

Ah-Ng Tony Kong, Professor of Pharmaceutics, EMSP;Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo) Pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and drugmetabolism

Samuel Kuna, Visiting Professor of Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., New York

Alexander Kusnecov, Associate Professor ofPsychology, FAS-NB;Ph.D., Newcastle (Australia) Neuroimmuneinteractions; behavioralimpact of inflammatory processes;neurotoxicology

George H. Lambert, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Illinois
Pediatric and reproductive environmental health

Debra L. Laskin, Chairperson and Professor of Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Medical College of Virginia
Immunology; immunotoxicology; monoclonal antibodies; flow cytometry

JeffreyD. Laskin, Professor of Environmental and CommunityMedicine,UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo) Carcinogenesis anddifferentiationin cell culture

Edmond J. LaVoie, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, EMSP; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Metabolism and structure-activity studies of pharmacological agents

Paul J. Lioy, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Air pollution exposure, measurement, and assessment

Herbert E. Lowndes, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Cornell

Larissa A. Pohorecky, Professor of Neuropharmacology, CAS; Ph.D., Chicago
Alcohol and psychological stress on brain monoamines and behavior

Ronald D. Poretz, Professor of Biochemistry, CC; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Inherited susceptibility to neurotoxicants; drug delivery; cancer prevention and therapy

Kenneth R. Reuhl, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Developmental neuropathology and neurotoxicology

Eric Richfield,Associate Professor of Pathology and LaboratoryMedicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS;M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin; Ph.D.,Michigan Neuropathology;neurotoxicology; Parkinson's disease

David J. Riley, Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Maryland
Respiratory physiology; respiratory toxicology; effects of oxidants on tissue metabolism and molecular biology

MarkRobson, Associate Professor of Environmental and OccupationalHealth,UMDNJ-SPH; Ph.D., Rutgers Public health; agrochemicaltoxicology

Eric Rubin, Associate Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Tulane Cancer therapeutics; drug transporters

Karen M. Schaich, Associate Professor of Food Science, CC; Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
EPR studies of free radicals; lipid oxidation; co-oxidation of macromolecules

Robert Snyder, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., SUNY Upstate Medical Center (Syracuse)
Benzene; bone marrow disease; drug metabolism; carcinogenesis

PatriciaK. Sonsalla, Associate Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry,andPharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Utah Neurotoxicology, monoamines,andCNS function

Mona Thiruchelvam, Assistant ProfessorofEnvironmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D.,RochesterParkinson's disease; environmental factors; animal models;mechanism;development; aging; gender

Paul E. Thomas, Professor of Chemical Biology and Pharmacognosy, EMSP; Ph.D., Ohio State
Antibody probes of the regulation and membrane topology of cytochrome P-450

Thresia Thomas, Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Indian Institute of Science
Hormones and breast cancer; cyclins; polyamines

Jay A. Tischfield, Professor of Genetics, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Yale Genetics

George Wagner, Professor of Psychology, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Chicago
Neural and behavioral toxicology

Lori White, Assistant Professorof Biochemistry and Microbiology, CC;Ph.D., Dartmouth Medical School,Wisconsin (Madison) Biochemistry andenvironmental toxicology

Gisela Witz, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., New York
Benzene metabolism, tumor promotion, oxygen radical toxicity

Chung S. Yang, Professor of Pharmacognosy, EMSP; Ph.D., Cornell
Nitrosamines, carcinogenesis, molecular biology of cytochrome P-450

GailZeevalk, Assistant Professor of Neurology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D.,CUNYMitochondrial toxins; energy metabolism; glutamatereceptors;excitotoxicity ischemia

Renping Zhou, AssociateProfessor ofChemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)Development of thebrain: function of growth factors and their receptors

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

CarolR. Gardner, Research Associate Professor of Pharmacology andToxicology,EMSP; Ph.D., Texas Woman's Immunotoxicology; immunology;radiationbiology

Peter C. Kahn, Associate Professor of Biochemistry, FAS-NB; Ph.D., Columbia
Carcinogens; Agent Orange

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