Every year at the SOT Annual Meeting, the Education Committee hosts the In Vitro Lecture and Luncheon. This event is sponsored by Colgate-Palmolive and has the goal of introducing attendees to in vitro and alternative toxicity testing with a focus on replacing animal use in research.
Graduate students and postdocs, are you gearing up for a career in academia? Primarily Undergraduate Institutions (PUIs) offer a substantial proportion of the available tenure-track faculty positions in the life sciences.
The new SOT president is grateful for the enthusiasm of SOT volunteers, remembers the 56th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, and shares the SOT Council’s ongoing plans to increase the impact and reach of toxicology.
Thank you for attending the SOT 56th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, March 12‒15, 2017. At the conclusion of this meeting, several items remained unclaimed in the SOT Headquarters Lost and Found.
Historically, toxicity testing has relied upon the use of experimental animals, an approach that has a number of benefits. However, there are a number of drawbacks to conducting experimental animal tests. What are the novel animal alternatives being developed to bridge the gap?