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Rutgers University

Public research university.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (also known as Rutgers University), is the largest institution for higher education in the state of New Jersey. It was originally chartered as Queen's College in 1766 and is the eighth-oldest college in the United States. 

Rutgers is the largest university within New Jersey's state university system, and it was ranked 54th in the world academically in a 2008 survey conducted by the Institute of Higher Education at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The university offers more than 100 distinct bachelor, 100 master, and 80 doctoral and professional degree programs across 175 academic departments, 29 degree-granting schools and colleges, 16 of which offer graduate programs of study.

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People at Rutgers University

Liping Zhao

Professor of Applied Microbiology at the Rutgers University

Vincent Giampapa

Cellular Aging Expert and Anti-Aging Pioneer

Alexey Ryazanov

Pharmacology professor at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical school

Richard H. Ebright

Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers University.

Paul Breslin

Geneticist and biologist, Professor at Rutgers University.

Donald (Don) Schaffner

Distinguished Professor at Rutgers University.

Martin Yarmush

American scientist

Prabhas V. Moghe

Distinguished Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University.

Rutgers University News

New microchip nanosensor tracks stress levels from your fingertip

Medgadget - 08-Jul-2021

Using a drop of blood, this device measures cortisol accurately within minutes


Can this blood-drawing and testing robot replace professionals?

Verdict - 05-May-2020

Larger-scale clinical trials now in the works for a side-by-side comparison


Nanoparticles detect cancer before traditional imaging techniques

New Atlas - 13-Dec-2017

Rutgers University has devised a new method for detecting tiny cancerous tumours. Subjects injec...


5 Biggest Cancer Breakthroughs in 2015

Medical Daily - 18-Dec-2015

Fratricidins — cancer that kills cancer Oleocanthal (from olive oil) killed cancer cellsin 60 mi...