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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2017 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Toxicology 963  
Graduate School-New Brunswick
Toxicology 963

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor Lauren M. Aleksunes, EOHSI Building, Busch Campus (848-445-5518)


Members of the Graduate Faculty

Lauren M. Aleksunes, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Pharm.D., Ph.D., Connecticut
Drug transport of toxicants in the brain, placenta, and kidneys

Tracy Anthony, Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, SEBS; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Amino acid control of protein synthesis and gene expression during hepatotoxicity

Gary Aston-Jones, Director, Rutgers Neuroscience and Brain Health Institute; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Reward processing and addiction

Emily S. Barrett, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, EOHSI; Ph.D., Harvard
The Infant Development and the Environment Study (TIDES)

William J. Belden, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Microbiology, SEBS; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Chromatin-remodeling and epigenetics; circadian clock-regulated gene expression; noncoding RNA

Joan W. Bennett, Distinguished Professor of Plant Biology and Pathology, SEBS: Ph.D., Chicago
Fungal production of toxic chemicals

Yana Bromberg, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Microbiology, SEBS; Ph.D., Columbia
Bioinformatics approaches to protein function prediction and genome variation analysis

Andrew Brooks, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, SPH; 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

Stephen Burley, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, SAS; Ph.D., Oxford
Proteomics of cancer chemotherapeutics

Suzie Chen, Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., Einstein
Mouse model of melanoma; regulation of cell signaling by G-protein-coupled receptor

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

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

Cheryl Dreyfus, Professor and Chair of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, RWJMS; Ph.D., Cornell
Regulation of brain development and repair

Nancy L. Fielder, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, SPH; Ph.D., Bowling Green
Neurobehavioral and health effects in human exposure to hazardous substances

Philip Furmanski, Distinguished Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., Temple
Molecular mechanisms of tumor progression; experimental therapeutics; immunotherapy cancer

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 (Canada)
Nutrigenomics and the relationships between nutrition and metabolic syndrome disorders

Marion K. Gordon, 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

Judith Graber, Assistant Research Professor of Environmental Epidemiology and Statistics, EOHSI; Ph.D., Illinois
Tobacco use among dust-exposed workers

Grace L. Guo, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., Kansas
Roles of nuclear receptors in chemical metabolism

Ronald Hart, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, SAS, and Director, Stem Cell Program, Human Genetics Institute of New Jersey; Ph.D., Michigan (Ann Arbor)
Stem cells to study neurogenesis and neural disease

Peter C. Kahn, Professor of Biochemistry and Microbiology, SEBS; Ph.D., Columbia
Protein folding; subunit assembly; ligand interactions; hydration; dioxins and related compounds

Howard Kipen, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, SPH; M.D., California (San Francisco)
Occupational health

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

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

Jeffrey D. Laskin, Professor and Chief of Environmental and Occupational Health, SPH; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Carcinogenesis and differentiation in cell culture

Robert J. Laumbach, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, SPH;
Respiratory and cardiovascular effects of human exposure to air pollutants

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

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

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

Reynold A. Panettieri Jr., Professor of Medicine for Translational Medicine and Science, RWJMS; M.D., Pennsylvania
Understanding airway smooth muscle function in asthma and COPD

Sally Radovick, Professor of Pediatrics, RWJMS; M.D., Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine
Understanding the role of metabolic function on reproduction

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

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

Troy A. Roepke, Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences, SEBS; Ph.D., California (Davis)
Effect of environmental influences and stresses, both naturally occurring and anthropogenic, on the physiological functions of organisms

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

Stephan Schwander, Associate Professor, Department Chair of Environmental and Occupational Health, SPH; M.D., Johana Wolfgang Goethe (Germany); Ph.D., Hamburg-Eppendorf (Germany)
Translational research

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

Phoebe Stapleton, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology, EMSP; Ph.D., West Virginia
Microvascular perturbations and exposures to environmental chemicals

Nanjo Suh, Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., Illinois (Chicago)
Cancer prevention with triterpenoids and vitamins

Jay A. Tischfield, Professor of Genetics, SAS; Ph.D., Yale

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

Charles J. Weschler, Adjunct Professor of Exposure Science, EOHSI; Ph.D., Chicago
Indoor pollutants and ozone reactions

Lori A. White, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Microbiology, SEBS; Ph.D., Dartmouth
Molecular mechanisms of xenobiotic-induced pathologies

Gisela Witz, Professor Emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Health, SPH; Ph.D., New York
Benzene metabolism; tumor promotion; oxygen radical toxicity

Long-Jun Wu, Assistant Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, SAS; Ph.D., Science and Technology (China)
Microglia-neuron communication in normal and diseased brains

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

Helmut Zarbl, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, SPH/EOHSI; Ph.D., McGill (Canada)
Cancer biology and genetics; genomics; toxicogenomics and toxicology

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

Hao Zhu, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, FAS-C; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve

Wei-Xing Zong, Professor of Chemical Biology, EMSP; Ph.D., UMDNJ
Cancer cell stress response

Associate Member of the Graduate Faculty

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

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