Without departmental boundaries, the Interdisciplinary Toxicology Program provides a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment for responding to the complex issues of the present and the future.
Professor James Bruckner received the 2013 Scientific and Technological Achievement Award Level III from the U.S. Environmental Protection agency for research and publications resulting from a six-year EPA grant. The award was for making significant contributions to the agency’s priority area of infants and children’s health and risk assessment of pesticides. The publications were: Evaluation of deltamethrin kinetics and dosimety in the maturing rat using PBPK model in Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology; Age, Dose, and Time-Dependency of Plasma and Tissue Distribution of Deltamethrin in Immature Rats in Toxicological Sciences; and Ontogeny of Hepatic and Plasma Metabolism of Deltamethrin in Vitro: Role in Age-Dependent Acute Neurotoxicity in Drug Metabolism and Disposition…details
Travis Glenn, John Finger and an international team of scientists were able to shed light on an obscure period of avian evolution and further untangle the bird family tree. Published in Science, Genome Biology, GigaScience and other journals. …details
Ralph A. Tripp, a professor of infectious diseases, will lead a team in pursuit of innovative global health and development research on norovirus. The illness can be serious for young children and older adults—and causes up to 200,000 deaths a year in children under 5 years of age in developing countries. Dr. Tripp and his research team are receiving $100,000 to engineer mammalian cell lines that support norovirus and related enteric virus replication by silencing non-essential virus resistance genes in vaccine cell lines. …details
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE October 14, 2014 We are seeking to fill a 9-month, tenure-track position in the broad field of Environmental Toxicology in the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) at UC Riverside. The position has an instruction component and a research component within the Agricultural Experiment Station (more information about the AES mission may be found at http://cnas.ucr.edu/about/anr/). Initial appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor; a Ph.D. degree in a field related to Environmental Toxicology, and two years of postdoctoral experience is required at the time of appointment. We are especially seeking candidates with background and skills to study human health and/or ecological effects of emerging or classical environmental contaminants from environmental compartments such as surface and drinking waters. Details for the position and application process are provided in the attached recruitment ad. We ask your assistance in identifying suitable candidates for this position. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Disability, and Veterans Employer. …details
Jan 13, 2015Lisa Luo Wins Student Paper Competition
Congratulations to Lisa Luo, who won the student paper competition for Battelle Conference 2015 at New Orleans. She presented her work "In Situ Remediation of Perfluorooctanoic Acid via Enzyme-catalyzed Oxidative Humification Reactions" at the conference. Lisa's Major Advisor is Dr. Qingguo Huang.
Dec 19, 2014Dr. John Finger
John Finger receives PhD. Pictured (L to R): Dr. Travis Glenn and Dr. John Finger
Nov 29, 2014Chen Chen and Yan Wang Welcome Baby Theodore
Congratulations to Yan and Chen!
Nov 18, 2014Baby Zoe says UGA Toxicology is #1!!
Congratulations to Maggie and Hao!!!