Associate Professor Catherine Grgicak awarded NIJ grant

CCIB Faculty Member Dr. Catherine Grgicak (Associate Professor, Chemistry & Henry Rutgers Chair) received a $546, 727 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice for her forensic science research “Resolving the Forensic DNA Mixture Problem through the Development of End-to-End Single-Cell Pipelines” that could support law enforcement investigations. Congratulations!

Associate Professor Hao Zhu awarded NIH grant

CCIB Faculty Member Dr. Hao Zhu (Chemistry) received a $475, 905 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences for his project “MECHANISTIC EVALUATION OF CHEMICALS THAT INDUCE ORAL ACUTE TOXICITY BY NOVEL READ-ACROSS APPROACHES USING PUBLIC BIG DATA“. Congratulatioins!

Assistant Professor Angélica L. González’s Manuscript chosen for Functional Ecology Highlights

CCIB Faculty Member Dr. Angélica L. González (Biology) was the first author on the August 2018 cover article for the journal Functional Ecology, a highly-ranked Ecology journal. The paper “Ecological mechanisms and phylogeny shape invertebrate stoichiometry: A test using detritus?based communities across Central and South America” was also authored by CCIB Postdoc Olivier Dézerald in the González lab.  … Continue reading Assistant Professor Angélica L. González’s Manuscript chosen for Functional Ecology Highlights

CCIB PhD Student Dan Russo wins Tox21 Student Award at ASCCT meeting

CCIB PhD Student Dan Russo (Zhu Lab) received the 3rd annual Tox21 Student Award at 7th annual ASCCT meeting, held on September 11, 2018 on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Campus in Bethesda, Maryland. This award was established in 2016 by a longtime ASCCT member and pioneer in toxicology, Ray Tice. The subject of … Continue reading CCIB PhD Student Dan Russo wins Tox21 Student Award at ASCCT meeting

Assistant Professor Angélica L. González awarded NSF Grant

CCIB Faculty Member Dr. Angélica L. González (Biology) is the principal investigator on a two-year, $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation DEB for “The Effects of N and P deposition on stoichiometry, structure, and function of whole-aquatic ecosystems (Bromeliaceae and Sarraceniaceae)“. Congratulations!

CCIB Director Nir Yakoby awarded Busch Biomedical Grant

CCIB Director Dr. Nir Yakoby (Biology) received a Busch Biomedical Grant for his project “Role of tRNA-derived fragments (tRFs) in patterning epithelial cells”. This is a collaboration between the Yakoby and Grigoriev Labs. The project aims to find a novel level of post-transcriptional regulation of genes using tRNA-derived fragments (tRFs) during epithelial cells development. They … Continue reading CCIB Director Nir Yakoby awarded Busch Biomedical Grant