Neuroscience Doctoral Student Gets PhRMA Foundation Fellowship

Neuroscience doctoral student Anthony Jones (center), studies environmental modulators that may disrupt circadian rhythms alongside mentors Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD (left), and Margarita Dubocovich, PhD. Published January 31, 2017 Share This His research focuses on screening for environmental compounds such as chemicals found in pesticides that can disrupt circadian rhythms, creating a higher risk for diabetes, obesity and other metabolic disorders. The $20,000 yearly stipend supports career development activities of scientists, and its intent is to encourage multidisciplinary training to apply the perspective of molecular, cell and systems biology to pharmacology and toxicology research. Researching Chemical Effects on Circadian Rhythms His mentors, Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor and chair of pharmacology and toxicology, and Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, were principal investigators on a two-year…

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