In recent years the Society of Toxicology has reached out to scientists from developing countries to increase the impact of toxicology on public health. This fall, applications are due for several SOT programs that are offering awards to scientists from developing countries and to their mentors.
Lying out concerns in a letter to the heads of various government agencies, SOT President Lois Lehmann-McKeeman made an appeal about the way in which an Office of Management and Budget Memorandum, M-12-12, is being interpreted and implemented. The Memorandum concerns federal employee travel.
The FutureTox II Pathways to Prediction: In Vitro Data and In Silico Models for Predictive Toxicology Contemporary Concepts in Toxicology (CCT) conference will be held January 16–17, 2014, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
Each year, with assistance from several SOT groups including the Specialty Sections and Special Interest Groups that share in the responsibility for review of the Annual Meeting proposals, an impressive program is developed.
Once again, the Society of Toxicology (SOT), the Society of Toxicology Endowment Fund, and AstraZeneca are very generously sponsoring ten travel fellowships for scientists to attend the SOT Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, March 23-27, 2014.