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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2008-2010 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)

Website: http://www.eohsi.rutgers.edu

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Lauren M. Aleksunes, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSOP; Ph.D., Connecticut
Kidney drug transport systems for chemotherapeutic drugs; renal metabolism of xenobiotics

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

Andrew Brooks, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rochester
Proteomics, genomics, and biomarkers and their application to toxicology

Brian Buckley, Administrative Director of Laboratories, EOHSI; Ph.D., North Carolina State
Analytical chemistry of environmental samples

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

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

John L. Colaizzi, Professor of Pharmacy and Dean Emeritus of EMSP; Ph.D., Purdue
Pharmacokinetics

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

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

David T. Denhardt, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, SAS; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Mechanisms of mammalian cell signaling and regulation of gene expression

Emanuel M. DiCicco-Bloom, Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology/Pediatrics, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., Cornell
Pediatric neurology; neurogenesis

Nancy L. Fielder, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Bowling Green
Neurobehavioral and health effects in human exposure to hazardous substances

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

Donald R. Gerecke,Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Harvard
Molecular biology of the extracellular matrix in skin

Peter J. Gillies, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, SEBS; Director, Institute for Food, Nutrition, and Health; Ph.D., McMaster
Nutrigenomics and the relationships between nutrition and metabolic syndrome disorders

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

Marion K. Gordon,Research Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Rutgers/UMDNJ
Gene expression of extracellular matrix molecules during development

Andrew Gow, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Temple
Molecular mechanisms of nitric oxide control of pathophysiological processes

William N. Hait, Johnson & Johnson; M.D., Ph.D., Medical College of Pennsylvania
Cancer research and multidrug resistance

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

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

Howard Kipen, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; M.D., California (San Francisco)
Occupational health

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

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

Alexander Kusnecov, Associate Professor of Psychology, SAS;Ph.D., Newcastle (Australia)
Neuroimmune interactions; behavioral impact of inflammatory processes; neurotoxicology

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

Jeffrey D. Laskin, Professor of Environmental and Community Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Carcinogenesis and differentiation in 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
Neurotoxicology

John P. McGann, Assistant Professor of Psychology, SAS; Ph.D., Yale
Neuroscience of smell; optical imaging; cellular/systems/behavioral

Oleg Mirochnitchenko, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Academy of Medical Sciences (Russia)
Oxidative stress; regulation of gene expression; mouse models of human diseases

Christopher J. Molloy, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Dean, EMSP; Ph.D., Rutgers
Drug discovery involving the molecular mechanisms of inflammation and carcinogenesis

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

Michael Reiss, Professor of Molecular Genetics, Microbiology, and Immunology, UMDNJ-RWJMS, M.D., Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Transforming growth factor-B in the pathophysiology of cancer

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

Jason Richardson, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Mississippi State
Developmental neurotoxicology; Parkinson's disease; ADHD

Eric Richfield, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 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

Mark Robson, Professor of Entomology and Director of the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, SEBS; Ph.D., Rutgers
Public health; agrochemical toxicology

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

Dipak K. Sarkar, Professor of Animal Sciences, SEBS; Director, Endocrine Program; Director, Biomedical Division, CAS; Ph.D., Calcutta (India); D.Phil., Oxford (UK)
Cellular and molecular neuroendocrinology

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

Patricia K. Sonsalla, Associate Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Utah
Neurotoxicology; monoamines; CNS function

Mona Thiruchelvam, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Rochester
Parkinson'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, SAS; Ph.D., Yale
Genetics

Mehmet Uzumcu, Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, SEBS; Ph.D., Ohio State
Reproductive endocrinology and toxicology: ovary and testis development; endocrine disruptors in gonadal development

George Wagner, Professor of Psychology, SAS; Ph.D., Chicago
Neural and behavioral 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

Helmut Zarbl, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, UMDNJ-RWJMS/EOSHI; Ph.D., McGill (Canada)
Cancer biology and genetics; genomics; toxicogenomics and toxicology

Gail Zeevalk, Assistant Professor of Neurology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., CUNY
Mitochondrial toxins; energy metabolism; glutamate receptors; excitotoxicity ischemia

Renping Zhou, Associate Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Development of the brain: function of growth factors and their receptors

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

Carol R. Gardner, Research Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Texas
Woman's immunotoxicology; immunology; radiation biology

Peter C. Kahn, Professor of Biochemistry, SEBS; Ph.D., Columbia
Carcinogens; Agent Orange

 
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