Regional Chapters, Special Interest Groups, and Specialty Sections of the Society of Toxicology confer a number of awards throughout the year to recognize the achievements of toxicologists, particularly graduate students and postdoctoral scholars.
The Society of Toxicology’s Component Groups (Regional Chapters, Special Interest Groups, and Specialty Sections) host many webinars throughout the year. Webinars are an effective distance-learning method intended to impart scientific knowledge to members of their group as well as members of SOT.
Michael Lauer is the National Institutes of Health Deputy Director for Extramural Research, serving as the principal scientific leader and advisor to the NIH Director on the NIH extramural research program. In October 2015, Dr. Lauer launched the Extramural Nexus Open Mike Blog .