Two MET Faculty Elected Fellows of AAAS
MET faculty affiliates Drs. Wei Xu and Nihal Ahmad were elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr. Ahmad was recognized for his work in cell cycle regulation in cancer …June 1, 2023
Two MET Faculty Awarded with WARF Named Professorships
MET Faculty Affiliates Dr. Kristen Malecki and Dr. William Murphy were both recognized for their accomplishments and received WARF Named Professorship Awards for this recently completed round of nominations. Dr. Malecki, an associate professor in …May 25, 2021
MET Newsletter Released on April 02nd
The MET Newsletter was released on April 02nd and includes information about the Fall 2020 incoming class, recent graduates, awards and milestones achieved by program affiliates, and other “news of note” from around the program. …April 15, 2021
Looking Back, Looking Forward: MET Since March
While the campus has been in reduced activity since mid-March, MET students and affiliates were able to move research forward and achieve notable accomplishments. During this time: Fellowship Awarded Anne Turco (Lab of Chad Vezina) …August 6, 2020
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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Debra Garvey
MET alumna Debra Garvey (PHD ’19, Ahmad Lab) spoke with Mark Marohl, describing her time in the program and what she’s been up to since she graduated. Dr. Debra Garvey (PHD ‘19, Ahmad Lab) transferred …May 14, 2021
Student Spotlight: Brandon Bocanegra
Brandon Bocanegra (MS ’20, Cryns Lab) entered the MET Graduate Program following a summer in the MET-SROP under Christopher Bradfield. He successfully defended his MS thesis in late June and has since moved to an …August 3, 2020
Student Spotlight: Folagbayi (Fola) Arowolo
Folagbayi (Fola) Arowolo (x ’20, Shanmuganayagam Lab) has been affiliated with the Tox Center since 2012, when he worked in the lab of Dr. Jess Reed for the MET-SROP. Having just completed his six-month meeting, …December 9, 2019
Student Spotlight: Kyle Wegner
Kyle Wegner (x ’19, Vezina Lab) will defend on December 20th. He has been on the job-hunt and looking for a job within industry. Between writing, applying, and interviewing, he interviewed with Anne Turco to …December 9, 2019
Student Spotlight: Jeremiah Yee
Jeremiah Yee (x ’19, Bradfield Lab) is currently finishing up his dissertation for a defense before the end of the semester. He took some time out of writing and job hunting to speak with Rob …October 8, 2019
Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Matthew Brody
Dr. Matthew Brody (PHD ’13, Lee Lab) reflects on on how graduate school experiences started his “conventional” path to a tenure-track faculty position. When did you participate in the Molecular and Environmental Toxicology Graduate Program? …August 28, 2019
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Recent MET Milestones
- 12/06/2022: The MET congratulates Charles Olmsted (Lab of Katrina McMahon) on the conferral of his doctorate degree.
- 12/02/2022: The MET congratulates Patrick Schwartz (Lab of Sean Ronnekleiv-Kelly) on the conferral of his doctorate degree.
- 11/30/2022: The MET congratulates Yong-Seok Song (Lab of Nader Sheibani) on the conferral of his doctorate degree.
- 09/21/2022: Noah Carrillo (Lab of Vincent Cryns and Richard Anderson) successfully passed his preliminary exam.
- 09/16/2022: Chamia Chatman (Lab of Erica Majumder) successfully passed her preliminary exam.
- 08/25/2022: The MET congratulates Jessica Parrott (Lab of Christopher Bradfield) on the conferral of her doctorate degree.
Chad Vezina, Director
Professor, Comparative Biosciences
Hanson Laboratories, AHABS
608 / 890-3235
Robert Lipinski, Associate Director
Associate Professor, Comparative Biosciences
Veterinary Medicine Building
608 / 265-4043
Cara Westmark, Associate Director
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Medical Sciences Center
608 / 262-9730
Ezra Mauk, Program Administrator
Graduate Program Manager
6152 Medical Sciences Center
608 / 263-4580