An organization’s Constitution and Bylaws should reflect the current workings of a society without statements that might encumber the organization’s ability to stay nimble. During its January 2018 meeting, the SOT Council approved the changes that are shown in the posted document.
The SOT 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 the SOT membership at large.
The Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) generously supported my attendance of Bioinformatics for Beginners, a four-day, hands-on workshop coordinated through the Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) at the National Institute of Health.
I am grateful to the Society of Toxicology for the opportunity to participate in the Domestic ToxScholar Program and visit the University of Alaska Anchorage, through a visit coordinated by local host Micah Han, to share information about the field of toxicology to undergraduate students.