During a 2018 Annual Meeting and ToxExpo Symposium Session, participants presented research projects where autophagy either played a role in protecting neuro-glial cells against the neurotoxic effects of environmental agents or it was contributing to cell demise.
Graduate students, are you interested in adding experiences outside the training available in your graduate program to help prepare for future career opportunities in toxicology? SOT provides support for PhD candidates to pursue that special professional development experience.
What is graduate school like? Graduate students and postdocs will generously volunteer their time to participate in a networking event with undergraduate students at the SOT Annual Meeting to answer that and other questions.
The Committee on Diversity Initiatives encourages SOT undergraduate and graduate students who are members of groups under-represented in the sciences to apply for the Diversity Initiatives Endowment Career Development Award.
As a mentor and advisor to undergraduates interested in graduate biomedical studies, I have been particularly interested in whether the requirements for admission to PhD programs have changed since I applied in 2005.