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.
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
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!!!
Nov 11, 2014John Finger Successfully Defends his Dissertation
Pictured L to R: S. Mark Tompkins, Travis Glenn, John Finger, Tracey Tuberville, Xiaoqin Ye