SOT Lake Ontario Regional Chapter Revitalization Underway! Warren Foster, James Gomes, and Mark Korchinski are serving as Interim President, Interim Vice President, and Interim Secretary/Treasurer, respectively, of the LORC/SOT.
SOT has learned of the passing of Martin R. Gilman some months ago. He joined the Society in 1973 and was a member of the Comparative and Veterinary, In Vitro and Alternative Methods, and Regulatory and Safety Evaluation Specialty Sections.
Nazzareno (Ned) Ballatori passed away on December 25, 2011, at the age of 54. He was a Distinguished Professor of Environmental Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Since 2003 he was the deputy director of the University of Rochester’s NIEHS Center of Excellence.
The need for retention of undergraduate students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines is well documented and is impacting the availability of qualified individuals for the workforce, graduate education, and the professoriate.