Future Researchers Get Hands-On Experience
Rutgers EOHSI/COEC Program for High School Students Featured in NIEHS Newsletter.
Thanks, in part, to NIEHS-funded programs at Rutgers University, 46 high school students gained new insights into laboratory techniques and real-world applications of toxicology this summer.
The young people, rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors from 30 high schools in New Jersey and surrounding states, were participants in the first Toxicology, Health, and Environmental Disease (THED) High School Summer Program held at the Rutgers University Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) and Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy. The Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and the School of Public Health, along with the NIEHS Center for Environmental Exposure and Disease, provided additional support for the program.[Read the full story here.]