SOT is committed to excellence in toxicological education and has recognized educators in toxicology for over 40 years. As a result, SOT bestows the Education Award to an individual who is distinguished in the arena of teaching and training toxicologists.
As a PhD student at UC Berkeley, I have had the privilege of attending various conferences in the fields of public health, toxicology, and cancer biology. I have, however, yet to attend a conference that focuses entirely on my research interest of endocrine disruptors.
It can be intimidating for graduate students to network with professional toxicologists. Sending out that first email can be nerve-wracking. Our series is from a graduate student’s perspective and will try to make this process less intimidating.