The National Academies hosted a two-day workshop entitled, “System Biology-Informed Risk Assessment,” at the Academies Building, June 14–15, and several SOT members participated as moderators or panelists.
The PPTOX III International Conference held May 14-16, 2012, in Paris, France focused on “Environmental Stressors in the Developmental Origins of Disease: Evidence and Mechanisms.”
NIH is requesting feedback on a proposed model for the Biographical Sketch (Biosketch) section of an NIH grant, coopertive agreement, and fellowship forms and applications. Comments are encouraged and accepted electronically through June 29.
SOT members who have recently passed away include James D. Fenters, Yugal Luthra, Randall O. Manning and Anne Wolven-Garrett.
The North Carolina Regional Chapter (NC SOT) held its Annual Spring Meeting on February 23, 2012 on the main campus of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The theme of the meeting was “TT21C: Network Biology and Toxicity Pathways.”