Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences [Endocrine Program]


2015 Pioneers in Endocrinology Workshop - September 16, 2015

Synopsis: 8th Annual Pioneers in Endocrinology Workshop – for scientists interested in issues concerning endocrine and metabolic health, endocrine gland cancers, nutrition, neuroscience, environmental toxicology, and addiction. This year’s lecture focus is “Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Mechanisms and Concerns.”

Speakers: Sally Radovick, M.D. and John E. Nestler, M.D.

Start: Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 10:00 a.m.

End: Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 3:00 p.m.

Location: Cook Campus Center, 59 Biel Rd

Fee: suggested donation of $10

Sponsor: Rutgers Endocrine Program; Department of Animal Sciences at the Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers cooperative Extension, Rutgers-RWJMS Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition, New Jersey Obesity Group

Category: workshop


Contact: Jeannette Mullins

Contact email:

Phone number: (848) 932-7501

Additional info: Speaker lectures are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Dr. Sally Radovick, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School will be lecturing on “The Genetic Basis of Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism.”

John E. Nestler, M.D., William Branch Porter Professor of Medicine, Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University will be lecturing on "PCOS and Insulin Resistance: A Clinical and Basic Research Travelogue."

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. luncheon

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. poster presentations


Invitation and Registration Form

Summer Research Workshop for Undergraduates and High School Students at Endocrine Research Facility

For the last six years, the Endocrine Program has organized a summer research workshop for local high school students and undergraduate students from Rutgers and other universities. This year, it took place from July 6th through July 24th. This intensive three-week workshop provided both lectures and hands-on training on endocrine research. Four high school students and two undergraduate students attended this year's workshop. Some of their research activities are highlighted.

Roshni Banerjee
Chelsea Cherenfant
Parama Das
Priya Mukherjee
Natasha Sarkar
Puloma Sen

Left to right:  Puloma Sen, Roshni Banerjee, Natasha Sarkar, Parama Das & Priya Mukherjee

Left to right:  Puloma Sen, Roshni Banerjee, Priya Mukherjee, Natasha Sarkar, Parama Das, Pallavi Shrivastava In the back:  Kamil Sochacki

Left to right:  Priya Mukherjee, Puloma Sen, Miguel Cabrera, Ali Mosa Rashid Al-Yasari, Roshni Banerjee, Kamil Sochacki, Natasha Sarkar, Parama Das

Left to Right:  Ali Mosa Rashid Al-Yasari, Roshni Banerjee, Puloma Sen, Chelsea Cherenfant, Natasha Sarkar, Parama Das, Priya Mukherjee & Omkaram Gangisetty

Priya Mukherjee

Natasha Sarkar

Roshni Banerjee

Parama Das

Left to Right: Natasha Sarkar, Roshni Banerjee, Puloma Sen, Dipak Sarkar, Parama Das & Priya Mukherjee

Left to Right: Dipak Sarkar, Natasha Sarkar, Parama Das, Roshni Banerjee, Puloma Sen & Priya Mukherjee

Front Row, Left to Right: Puloma Sen, Roshni Banerjee, Parama Das, Natasha Sarkar, Priya Mukherjee Back Row, Left to Right: Chelsea Cherenfant, Lucy Chastain, Omkaram Gangisetty, Rupa Guhamazumder, Miguel Cabrera, Dipak Sarkar, Ali Mosa Rashid Al-Yasari, Shaima Amore Jabbar, Kamil Sochacki & Pallavi Shrivastava

Left to Right: Roshni Banerjee, Ali Mosa Rashid Al-Yasari, Omkaram Gangisetty, Puloma Sen, Kamil Sochacki, Rupa Guhamazumder, Pallavi Shrivastava, Shaima Amore Jabbar, Lucy Chastain, Dipak Sarkar, Chelsea Cherenfant, Parama Das, Miguel Cabrera, Natasha Sarkar & Priya Mukherjee


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