Congratulations to the 2016 SOT Award Recipients!


By Raul Suarez posted 12-14-2015 15:29


The Society of Toxicology is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 SOT Awards who will be formally honored at the awards ceremony during the Society’s 55th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo in New Orleans, Louisiana, March 13–17, 2016. These honorees will be recognized alongside the previously announced SOT Global Senior Scholar Exchange Program awardees and the still to be announced SOT/SOT Endowment Fund/IUTOX Travel Award recipients.

The 2016 SOT Award recipients are as follows:

SOT Honorary Membership
Raymond B. Nagle, MD, PhD, University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, Arizona

SOT Achievement Award
Lauren Aleksunes, PharmD, PhD, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey

SOT Arnold J. Lehman Award
Alan Boobis, OBE, BSc, PhD, FSB, FBTS, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

SOT Distinguished Toxicology Scholar Award
I. Glenn Sipes, PhD, ATS, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

SOT Education Award
Kenneth Reuhl, PhD, DABT, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey
John Wise Sr., PhD, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

SOT Enhancement of Animal Welfare Award
Warren Casey, PhD, DABT, NIH, Durham, North Carolina

SOT Founders Award
Richard Adamson, PhD, TPN Associates LLC, Walpole, Massachusetts

SOT Leading Edge in Basic Science Award
Cheryl Lyn Walker, PhD, ATS, Texas A&M Institute of Biosciences and Technology, Houston, Texas

SOT Merit Award
Melvin Andersen, PhD, DABT, CIH, ATS, The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

SOT Public Communications Award
Steven Gilbert, PhD, DABT, Institute of Neurotoxicology & Neurological Disorders, Seattle, Washington
Gary Ginsberg, PhD, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, Connecticutt 

SOT Translational Impact Award
Richard Beger, MS, PhD, US FDA-NCTR, Jefferson, Arkansas 

SOT Translational/Bridging Travel Award
Mohamed Salama, MD, PhD, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt

SOT Undergraduate Educator Award
Antonio Baines, BS, PhD, North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina

SOT Board of Publications Best Paper in Toxicological Sciences Award
“A Systems Biology Approach Utilizing a Mouse Diversity Panel Identifies Genetic Differences Influencing Isoniazid-Induced Microvesicular Steatosis” (Toxicological Sciences, 2014, 140(2) 481–492); Authors: Rachel J. Church, Hong Wu, Merrie Mosedale, Susan J. Sumner, Wimal Pathmasiri, Catherine L. Kurtz, Matthew T. Pletcher, John S. Eaddy, Karamjeet Pandher, Monica Singer, Ameesha Batheja, Paul B. Watkins, Karissa Adkins, and Alison H. Harrill

SOT Undergraduate Intern Travel Award
Jessica Ray, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michiagan

Pfizer SOT Undergraduate Student Travel Award
Sarah Burnett, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
James M. Ding, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
Benjamin Alan Elser, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
Emily B. Fabyanic, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
Laura Fisch, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana
Eduardo Aztlán González, University of California Davis, Davis, California
Mina Huerta, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
Haydee M. Jacobs, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts
Rachael A. McMinimy, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
Chimwemwe Mwase, Paine College, Augusta, GA
Danyelle B. Osowskib, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Lizbeth Perez-Castro, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey, Gurabo, Puerto Rico
Jiwon Seo, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York
Carolyn Anne Smith, United States Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticutt
Stephanie N. Thiede, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Nancy Ly Tran, Bates College, Lewiston, Maine
Jamie Weimer, Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky

Colgate-Palmolive Grant for Alternative Research
David Pamies, MD, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
Lei Yin, PhD, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Colgate-Palmolive Award for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods
Shih-Yu Chang, MS, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Tshepo Moto, BS, MPH, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Colgate-Palmolive Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in In Vitro Toxicology
Katherine Dunnick, PhD, The Hamner Institutes for Health Sciences, Durham, North Carolina

Syngenta Fellowship Award in Human Health Applications of New Technologies
Thomas Luechtefeld, BS, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland

Congratulations to all of the awardees. Stay tuned to the Communiqué, as we will be highlighting individual recipients between now and the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo.