Congratulations to the Recipients of the 2024 Supported Awards

By Marie Fortin posted 17 days ago


Each year, Bristol Myers Squibb, Colgate-Palmolive and Syngenta generously support awards, grants, and fellowships to support toxicological research and training. Congratulations to the 2024 recipients of these honors.

Bristol Myers Squibb Graduate Student Research Training Award to Promote Diversity in Toxicology

Romina Gonzalez-Pons, BS
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Project Title: Adiposity Promotes Breast Cancer through Kynurenine-Induced Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Activity: Implications for Environmental AhR Agonists on Tumor Formation

Advisor: Jamie J. Bernard, PhD
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI


Colgate-Palmolive Award for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods

Gianna Nossa, BS
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Project Title: The Role of GABA and Glutathione in Manganese Neurotoxicity



Colgate-Palmolive Grant for Alternative Research

Mariana Branco, PhD
Collaborative Laboratory Accelbio, Lisbon, Portugal
Project Title: Perfused Placenta-Heart Organoid-on-a-Chip Model: A Human-Based Platform for Drug Safety Validation during Pregnancy



Cláudia Miranda, PhD
Collaborative Laboratory Accelbio, Lisbon, Portugal
Project Title: Engineering Advanced Human Kidney Organoids for Assessing Drug-Induced Toxicity




Colgate-Palmolive Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in In Vitro Toxicology

Erin A. Huber, PhD
RTI International, Durham, NC
Project Title: Modeling Repeated E-cigarette Exposure Response Trajectories in Teenagers Using a Co-culture Model of the Bronchial Epithelium



Syngenta Fellowship Award in Human Health Applications of New Technologies

Jessica D. Ewald, PhD
Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
Project Title: Detecting Chemical Toxicity with Multi-omics Data in Increasingly Complex In Vitro Liver Models