Thank you to the members who participated in this year’s election. The members elected as Vice President-Elect, Treasurer-Elect, and SOT Councilors and to the Awards, Membership, and Nominating Committees begin their service on May 1, 2020.
ToxSci has introduced a new article type: ToxPoint. ToxPoint articles are short, interactive editorial manuscripts focused on emerging areas of toxicology. With these articles, ToxSci also launched a new comment feature meant to foster exchanges and discussions.
This article provides insight into the current thinking of the SOT Scientific Program Committee regarding the balance of speakers from different sectors of toxicology in Annual Meeting Scientific Session proposals. Hint: the standard is not as rigid as some believe it to be.
Have you ever started reading a paper and scratched your head on page 5 because your brain was swimming in a sea of the author’s abbreviations? Dr. Peters argues that this overabundance of abbreviations in science writing needs to be addressed.
While not new, disparities in the sciences by gender, race, and more have been in the spotlight in recent years. What strides are being made in these areas, and how is SOT addressing these important issues?