With immense charisma and unassuming presence, Tee Smith, brightened the lives of young scientists who entered the Carl C. Smith Graduate Student Award competition. Established in 1982, it was the first-ever graduate student award sponsored by SOT under the auspices of the Mechanisms SS.
Renowned biologists J. Craig Venter will deliver the Plenary Opening Lecture, “Life at the Speed of Light,” at the SOT 2015 Annual Meeting on Monday, March 23, 8:00 am–9:00 am in San Diego, California.
On Wednesday, March 25, 8:00 am–9:00 am, Brigitta Stockinger will deliver the Keynote Medical Research Council (MRC) Council Keynote Lecture, “Environmental Influences on the Immune System via the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor.”
The Frontiers for Toxicology Symposium is designed to focus on a cutting-edge subject that impacts basic and applied toxicology research. The topic for 2015 is “Bugs to Drugs: The Microbiome in Human Health, Disease, and Therapeutics,” which will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 9:00 am–12:00 noon.
James C. Bonner, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, has been selected by the Education Committee to be the speaker for the In Vitro Lecture and Luncheon at 12:00 noon, Monday, March 23. This event is sponsored by an educational grant from the Colgate-Palmolive Company.