NIH CounterACT Researcher Honors and Awards 2017

NIH CounterACT Researcher Honors and Awards 2017

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NIH CounterACT Researcher Honors and Awards 2017

Scientific Achievements/Awards from Scientific Societies

Janice E. Chambers, Ph.D., Mississippi State University, Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award, 2017

Bruce Hammock, Ph. D., University of California Davis, Outstanding Achievement Award from the Eicosanoid Research Foundation, 2017

Manisha Patel, Ph.D., University of Colorado, Denver, Elected to American Epilepsy Society Board of Directors, 2017

Daniel Tancredi, Ph.D., University of California, Davis: Elected as a member of the Society for Pediatric Research, 2017

Debra Laskin, Ph.D., Rutgers University, SOT Education Award, Society of Toxicology, 2017

George Leikauf, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Society of Toxicology Honorary Membership Lifetime Achievement Award, 2017

Matthew D. McGraw, MD, University of Colorado Denver, Donald E. Gardner Inhalation Toxicology Education Award, Society of Toxicology, 2017

Jason Richardson, Rutgers University, SOT Achievement Award, Society of Toxicology, 2017

Satyanarayana Achanta (Satya), Ph. D., Duke University, Dr. Dharm Singh Postdoctoral Fellow Best Abstract Award from Society of Toxicology, 2017

Kimberly Keil, Ph.D., University of California, Davis: Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research, 2017

 

Scientific Presentations/Competitions

Suren Bandara, Ph.D., University of California Davis, Neurotoxicology Specialty Section (NTSS) of Society of Toxicology, Postdoctoral Poster competition, 3rd Place, 2017

Suren Bandara, Ph.D., University of California, Davis: Postdoctoral Research Symposium, 2nd Place Oral Presentation, 2017

Kimberly Keil, Ph.D., University of California Davis: Northern California Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology (NorCal SOT) Postdoctoral Achievement Award, 2nd Place, 2017

Kimberly Keil, Ph.D., University of California, Davis: Neurotoxicology Specialty Section (NTSS of Society of Toxicology, Postdoctoral Poster competition, 1st Place, 2017

Kimberly Keil, Ph.D., University of California, Davis: Postdoctoral Research Symposium, Finalist Oral Presentation, 2017

Suangsuda Supasai, Ph.D., University of California, Davis: Northern California Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology (NorCal SOT) Postdoctoral Achievement Award, 3rd Place, 2017

 

Honors in Scientific Literature

Pamela Lein, Ph.D., University of California, Davis: Editor-in-Chief, NeuroToxicology, 2017

Heike Wulff, Ph.D., University of California, Davis: Field Chief Editor, Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2017

Taylor and Francis Prize for the Outstanding Paper in Ocular Toxicology: Neera Tewari-Singh, Ph.D., University of Colorado, Denver, (2017), Clinical progression of ocular injury following arsenical vesicant lewisite exposure, Society of Toxicology, Toxicological Sciences. 160, Issue 2:420–428

Cover Page: Haouzi, P, Pennsylvania State University Hershey Medical Center, (2017) Neuroscience. 366:105-112.

Cover Page: McGraw MD, Rioux JS, Garlick RB, Rancourt RC, White CW, Veress LA. (2017) Impaired Proliferation and Differentiation of the Conducting Airway Epithelium Associated with Bronchiolitis Obliterans After Sulfur Mustard Inhalation Injury in Rats. Toxicol Sci. Jun 1;157(2):399-409.

Cover Page:  Scott JF, Lu KQ, (2017) Vitamin D as a Therapeutic Option for Sunburn: Clinical and Biologic Implications. DNA Cell Biol. Nov;36(11):879-882.

Cover Page: Hobson BA, Sisó S, Rowland DJ, Harvey DJ, Bruun DA, Garbow JR, Lein PJ.  (2017) Magnetic Resonance Imaging Reveals Progressive Brain Injury in Rats Acutely Intoxicated with Diisopropylfluorophosphate. Toxicol Sci. Jun 1;157(2):342-353.

Editor's Highlight: McGraw MD, Osborne CM, Mastej EJ, Di Paola JA, Anderson DR, Holmes WW, Paradiso DC, Garlick RB, Hendry-Hofer TB, Rancourt RC, Smith RW, Burns C, Roe GB, Rioux JS, White CW, Veress LA (2017) Pulmonary Vascular Thrombosis in Rats Exposed to Inhaled Sulfur Mustard. Toxicol Sci. Oct 1;159(2):461-469.

Editor's Highlight: Sisó S, Hobson BA, Harvey DJ, Bruun DA, Rowland DJ, Garbow JR, Lein PJ. (2017) Spatiotemporal Progression and Remission of Lesions in the Rat Brain Following Acute Intoxication with Diisopropylfluorophosphate. Toxicol Sci. Jun 1;157(2):330-341.

 

 Ph.D. Candidate Awards/Student Travel Awards

Gabriella Composto, Rutgers University, Dermal Toxicology Specialty Section Annual Paper of the Year Award, SOT Graduate Student Travel Award 2017

Gabriella Composto, Rutgers University, Student Travel Award, Society of Toxicology-Dermal Toxicology Specialty Section: GM., Ho GX., Casillas RP., Laskin DL., Heck DE., Laskin JD., Joseph LB. (2017) Nitrogen Mustard Induces Nuclear Hypertrophy in Mouse Epidermis. 56thAnnual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology. March.

Gabriella Composto, Rutgers University, DTSS 2017 Charles River Student Travel Award for her poster: Composto GM., Ho GX., Casillas RP., Laskin DL., Heck DE., Laskin JD., Joseph LB. Nitrogen Mustard Induces Nuclear Hypertrophy in Mouse Epidermis. 56thAnnual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, 2017.

Student Paper of the Year, Society of Toxicology-Dermal Toxicology Specialty Section: Composto GM., Laskin JD., Laskin DL., Gerecke DR., Casillas RP., Heindel ND., Joseph LB., Heck DE. (2017) An Indomethacin Prodrug Ameliorates Injury Induced by Nitrogen Mustard in a Cutaneous Murine Patch Model. Exp Mol Pathol 100 (3):522-531, 2016.

Blessy George, Rutgers University, Society of Toxicology Graduate Student Travel Award, 2017

Eduardo Gonzalez, University of California, Davis: Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award, 2017

Ludwik Gorczyca, Rutgers University, Mechanisms Specialty Section Sheldon D. Murphy Travel Award, 2017

Brad Hobson, University of California Davis: Northern California Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology (NorCal SOT) Graduate Student Achievement Award, 1st place, 2017

Alexa Murray, Rutgers University, Rutgers Pharmaceutical Research Award for travel to the 2017 Gordon Conference on the Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Toxicity, 2017

John Szilagyi, Rutgers University, Gordon Research Conference Carl Storm Fellowship Award, 2017

John Szilagyi, Rutgers University, Hispanic Organization of Toxicologists Graduate Student Travel Award, Mid-Atlantic Society of Toxicology Student Achievement Award, 2017

John Szilagyi, Rutgers University, Mid-Atlantic Society of Toxicology (MASOT) 1st Place Poster Contest, 2017

John Szilagyi, Graduate Student Representative, Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Specialty Section, Ed Carney Award - 2nd place, 2017-2018

Sheryse Taylor, Rutgers University, Toxicologists of African Origin Graduate Student Award, Mary Amdur Award, Inhalation and Respiratory Specialty Section, 2017

Kim Truong, University of California, Davis: Axion Biosciences Travel Award, 2017

Diana You, Rutgers University, Bristol-Myers Squibb Toxicology Graduate Fellowship, 2017

Diana You, Rutgers University, Korean Toxicologists Association Best Presentation at SOT, 2017

Diana You, Rutgers University, American Society of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Graduate Student Travel Award, 2017