The Office of Science and Technology Policy have released the “National Bioeconomy Blueprint,” which highlights the steps the federal government could take to accelerate economic growth that comes from discoveries in biological research.
SOT and a number of scientific societies and nongovernmental organizations will be submitting a letter in early April urging leaders of both House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees to provide an appropriation of $32 billion for the National Institutes of Health and $717.7 million
SOT Vice President William Slikker Jr. presented the 2012 Founders Award to John A. Moore. In his presentation remarks he noted that the Society confers this honor to an SOT member who “has demonstrated outstanding leadership in fostering the role of toxicological sciences in safety decision-making
Leroy Hood an American biologist who won the 2011 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize “for automating DNA sequencing that revolutionized biomedicine and forensic science,” opened the 2012 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo with a visionary presentation on the emerging technologies that will transform