Graduate students who have passed their comprehensives can submit applications until May 1 for a Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) award.
The Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) generously supported my attendance of Bioinformatics for Beginners, a four-day, hands-on workshop coordinated through the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) at the National Institute of Health.
It’s important for scientists on any level to master an “elevator speech.” During a 2018 Scientific Session, experts and early career scientists provided useful tips and advice on how to make a good first impression by improving your cadence and body language, as well as examples of what not to do.
During a 2018 Annual Meeting and ToxExpo Symposium Session, participants presented research projects where autophagy either played a role in protecting neuro-glial cells against the neurotoxic effects of environmental agents or it was contributing to cell demise.
Graduate students, are you interested in adding experiences outside the training available in your graduate program to help prepare for future career opportunities in toxicology? SOT provides support for PhD candidates to pursue that special professional development experience.