Saturday, July 25, 2015

Sladek's and Deol's Research Featured in UCR Today

The research of Poonam Deol and professor Frances Sladek, Dept. of Cell Biology and Neuroscience and ETOX faculty member, on the obesity- and diabetic-causing effects of soybean oil is being featured at UCR Today (and other news outlets like the San Diego Union-Tribune and Yahoo News)  In addition to the article, there is a short video of Poonam describing their research results.  While performing the research as a postdoctoral fellow, Poonam was supported by our NIEHS-sponsored training grant in environmental toxicology.  Our congratulations to Poonam and Frances for this nice recognition of their work. 

Friday, July 24, 2015

Faculty position at San Diego State University in Water Toxicology

San Diego State University is looking to fill an assistant/associate professor position for a scientist with an expertise in water toxicology and human health. More information can be found here

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Senior Regulatory Toxicologist Position Available at Lubrizol

Lubrizol is looking for a senior regulatory toxicologist within its Product Safety and Compliance Department.  As described in the position announcement, the Senior Regulatory Toxicologist will be accountable for substantiating the safety of products globally – by performing regulatory toxicology assessments, interpreting global requirements and ensuring our products are safe and our product claims are valid, prior to product launch.  This position requires in-depth knowledge of complex toxicology principles and involves application of Lubrizol chemistry knowledge to the requirements of evolving global chemical control laws and product safety assessments.  More information can be found here

Monday, July 20, 2015

Postdoctoral position at the University of Minnesota, Duluth

The Department of Biology at the University of Minnesota Duluth is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to conduct research related to the development and application of pathway-based approaches to assess ecological risks of contaminants.  If interested, more information can be found here.  Use ecological risk as a search term to find the position.  Good luck.  

Monday, July 13, 2015

Wesley Hunter visit

ETOX Alumnus, Wesley Hunter and his family, are in town visiting his in-laws and stopped by for a visit.  Wesley works at the FDA with the veterinary group looking at the environmental effects of veterinary drugs.  He likes his work and appears to be doing well.  Below is a photo of Wesley and Katie with their children Joseph and Lydia.  It was good seeing them and wish them success in all that they do. 

Friday, July 10, 2015

Faculty postions at San Jose State

The Department of Biological Sciences at San Jose State University has a position for a Toxicologist/Pharmacologist with a preference for individuals with an expertise in systems physiology.  If you are interested, more information can be found here.  They are also advertising for a cell biologist/cell physiologist.  Information on that position can be found at this link