If you are an advisor or mentor to graduate students, please encourage your students to apply for SOT membership in order to be qualify for graduate student travel support to the 2013 SOT Annual Meeting. September 1 deadline is approaching.
SOT is pleased to provide travel support for the 2013 SOT Annual Meeting to graduate students who are PhD candidates in toxicology at the time of the Annual Meeting in March 2013. Graduate students may apply by October 9, 2012, for such travel support via the SOT Awards and Fellowships section
Now's the time to begin the nomination process for SOT Awards to be presented at the 2013 SOT Annual Meeting. Completed applications and nominations must be received by October 9, 2012. The Awards Committee encourages you to nominate a deserving colleague for a 2013 SOT Award.
The 2012-2013 SOT Council is reviewing the Annual Meeting as a strategic Mega Issue. Part of this process involves a review of all available data including input from the Annual Meeting Survey.
The SOT Communications Committee awarded the Landmarks Program Award to the Ames Test because of its significance to our field and to science in general. The plaque was given to Dr. Bruce Ames, who with his colleagues at UC Berkeley, developed the Salmonella reverse mutation assay (the Ames Test).