Texas A&M Postdoc Receives NIH Grant For Toxicology Research

Dr. Meichen Wang, a postdoctoral trainee in Texas A&M University’s Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology, has been awarded a nearly $1 million career development grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Wang’s grant, an NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00), will provide support for her work […]

Texas A&M Researchers Developing New Approach For Analyzing Chemical Mixtures

Drs. Weihsueh Chiu and Ivan Rusyn, professors at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), have received one of 11 new research grants from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as part of an initiative to find novel ways to assess the toxicity of chemical mixtures. While toxicology studies have traditionally […]

Texas A&M Superfund Center Explores State, Non-Governmental Organization Collaboration

The Texas A&M Superfund Research Center recently participated in three stakeholder meetings in Austin to promote the center’s newest capabilities and discover future collaborative opportunities. Eight Superfund members from multiple colleges at Texas A&M attended meetings on May 20 with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), both of […]

Texas A&M Superfund Trainee Receives National K.C. Donnelly Award

Alexandra Cordova, a Ph.D. student in the Texas A&M Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology (IFT) program, has been awarded a prestigious K.C. Donnelly Externship Award Supplement by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) Superfund Research Program (SRP). As one of 14 award recipients, Cordova received $10,000 to fund her research with Los Alamos National […]

Texas A&M Graduate Student Combines Science, Style, Education In Lifestyle Blog

Allie Folcik, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the toxicology program at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has had an interest in science for as long as she can remember, recalling that she was “dead-set” on becoming an astronaut from an early age. Although her interests have since skewed to […]

CVM Toxicology Alumna Selected For AFS Distinguished Graduate Student Award

Lauren Lewis, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology (IFT), was selected to receive the 2020 Texas A&M Association of Former Students’ (AFS) Distinguished Graduate Student Award in the category of Excellence in Research. Every year, the AFS selects a group […]

CVM Graduate Students To Lead By Example In Now-Virtual Society Of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Texas Edition

While many scientific meetings across the country are being cancelled, this Saturday (April 4, 2020), a large Texas cohort of toxicology faculty and trainees will be utilizing an online format to replace some of the events that were scheduled for March in Anaheim, California, as part of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. The […]

IFT Program to Host Annual Symposium Focusing on Air Pollution, Health

Three experts on air pollution and health will join the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology (IFT) Training Program on Aug. 28 for a discussion on the state of regulatory science in air pollution. The IFT’s 2018 Regulatory Science Symposium will welcome Texas A&M’s Natalie Johnson, University […]

Society of Toxicology Recognizes Texas A&M Graduate and Postdoctoral Students

The Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) is home to more than veterinary medicine and a teaching hospital. For postdoctoral colleagues Xi Li, Joseph Cichocki, Fabian Grimm, and graduate students Yu-Syuan Luo and Abhishek Venkatratnam, the CVM is also a place for research to improve human health. Mentored by two prominent […]

Working to Create Healthier Environments

No one knows for sure, but experts estimate there are between a couple of thousand and a couple of tens of thousands of commodity chemicals in the environment. These chemicals satisfy global markets. They are mass produced to manufacture a myriad of end-use products, such as clothes, laundry detergents, and plastics. Commodity chemicals are ubiquitous […]


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