Congratulations to our recent graduate: Emily C. Kelly-Castro, PhD




Congratulations to all the students who presented at the Annual IMSD Symposium held on May 20, 2022


IMSD symposium


Congratulations to Laina Lockett, PhD

Laina defended her thesis: "Swimming in troubled waters: ambient levels of common pollutants have little effect on the regional distribution and swimming behavior of two New Jersey anurans" on May 13, 2022



IMSD News - Research and Scholarship

Congratulations to Stephania Guzman


Congratulations to Stephania Guzman on the publication of her first-author paper entitled: "Targeting hepatic kisspeptin receptor ameliorates non-alcholoic fatty liver disease in a mouse model". The paper was accepted to JCI and is now on-line. 


March 29, 2022

Congratulations to Sergio Crespo

Congratulations to Sergio Crespo on receiving an Honorable Mention in the 2022 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) competition

March 29, 2022.

Congratulations to Irving Estevez

Irving Estevez

Congratulations to Irving Estevez and his Advisor Brian Daniels on receiving an NIH Supplement to the project entitled: "Investigating astrocytic RIPK3 as a driver of protective neuroinflammation during viral encephalitis."

December 19, 2021

Congratulations to Stephania Guzman


Congratulations to Stephania Guzman on receiving an NIH  F31 award for the project entitled: "Hepatic kisspeptin receptor signaling in nonalcoholic fatty liver". 

December 17, 2021

Congratulations to Branden Sanabria

Branden S

Congratulations to Branden Sanabria on receiving an NIH F31 award for the project entitled: "The Role of Corticostriatal Microcircuitry in Sensorimotor Integration".

July 20, 2021

Congratulations to Alvin Crespo

Alvin Crespo

Congratulations to Alvin Crespo on his first-author publication "Interspecies recombination has driven the macroevolution of cassava mosaic begomoviruses." The paper was accepted for publication in the Journal of Virology and was posted online on June 9, 2021. 

June 9, 2021

Congratulations to Rukia Henry

Rukia Henry

 Congratulations to Rukia Henry on receiving the New Jersey Commission on Cancer research award. Rukia's project is entitled:  "Elucidating the Role of LYN Src Kinase in DNA repair".

May 27, 2021

Congratulations to Stephania Guzman


Congratulations to Stephania Guzman who was selected as a Scholar for the 2021 Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Biotechnology 

May 17, 2021

News Archive

Student Spotlight: Edgar Ferrer-Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Congratulations to Edgar Ferrer-Gonzales on graduating with his Ph.D. in Pharmacology and his new job with Reckitt.

His third, first author paper, Impact of FtsZ Inhibition on the Localization of the Penicillin Binding Proteins in Methicillin-Resistant;Staphylococcus aureus was just accepted in the Journal of Bacteriology. 

Read Dr. Ferrer-Gonzales' Paper Online

IMSD @ Rutgers-New Brunswick Invites Biomedical Sciences PhD Candidates to a Virtual Open House

Wednesday, November 17th, 4:00 - 5:30 pm EST

Register in Advance for this meeting. After registering, you'll receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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May 20 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Annual IMSD Symposium

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Apr 27 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


IMSD workshop: "Communicating and Collaborating Skillfully".

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Apr 6 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


IMSD workshop: Rigor and Reproducibility

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Mar 9 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


IMSD workshop: "Building Self-Efficacy: Nurturing your belief in your ability to succeed"

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Mar 2 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Senior IMSD graduate students research presentations

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Feb 16 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


IMSD hosts: Faculty Voices of Diversity at Rutgers

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