Speakers in this Roundtable Session talked about the role of toxicology and toxicity testing in legislation and regulatory decisionmaking as well as the challenges that accompany the consideration of alternative test methods in a legislative framework.
Panelists on this session talked about recent advances in systems biology and related scientific fields and how these systems will change the way chemicals and drugs are tested for their risk to humans. They talked about challenges to fully implementing these systems and ways to meet the challenge.
Dr. John Wise, Chairperson of the symposia, provided an overview of the session and panelists talked to a packed room of participants about the about the first studies to evaluate the impact of the marine toxicology strategy considering the toxicity of crude oil, dispersants, dispersed oil and
More than eighty young and mid-level toxicologists attended the Strategies for Submitting Successful Grants: Brown Bag Lunch where presenters talked about the ins and outs of what makes a successful grant submission. SOT Research Funding Committee Chair Nancy Kerkvliet opened the panel discussion.
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