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That’s a Wrap—Final Blogs From the SOT 2014 Annual Meeting

This marks our last throwback post to the events of the 2014 Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. Today, we’re experiencing the education events through the eyes of our talented students and mentors, and then, we’re wrapping up the scientific sessions coverage with blogs on the...

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Symposia, Career Development, and Research Funding, Oh My!

Last week, we relived the continuing education and featured sessions from the 2014 Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. This week, we turn our sights to the more than 20 symposium sessions at this year’s event. Our reporters covered more than half of these scientific discussions....

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Revisiting the 2014 SOT Annual Meeting Blog Coverage

The 2014 Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting and ToxExpo featured more than 160 scientific sessions. As mentioned in a previous blog post , SOT members and staff traversed the Phoenix Convention Center throughout the five-day conference, intent on covering as many of the events as...

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Thank You to the 2014 Annual Meeting Reporters!

During the 2014 Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and ToxExpo this past March, SOT engaged one of its greatest assets—its members!—to help cover the scientific sessions and events happening throughout the Phoenix Convention Center. These intrepid reporters were everywhere, from the continuing...

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Survey Results Are In: SOT Is Fostering Successful Strategies for Funding Opportunities

More than 120 scientists attended the 2014 Strategies for Funding Opportunities Luncheon on Tuesday, March 25 during the SOT Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. Following the Annual Meeting, a survey was sent to these attendees to seek their valuable insights. Survey responses were enthusiastic,...

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2014 SOT Annual Meeting Lost and Found

Thank you for attending the Society of Toxicology (SOT) 53rd Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, March 23‒27, 2014. At the conclusion of this meeting, several items remained unclaimed in the SOT Headquarters Office Lost and Found. These items include a women’s black blazer (size 8), a pencil...

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SOT 2014 Annual Meeting Plenary Lecture and Medical Research Council Lecture Recordings Available

If you missed hearing Sir John B. Gurdon at the Opening Plenary Lecture or Dr. John D. Scott at the MRC Lecture while in Phoenix, recordings of both are now available on the SOT 2014 Annual Meeting website. Opening Plenary Lecture: The Origins and Future of Pluripotency and Cellular...

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Comparing Biofuel Toxicity to that of Conventional Fuels

With biofuels, such as ethanol-gasoline blends and biodiesel, being used on a wider scale globally, there is a range of implications related to their use. These issues were discussed during the session titled “ Are Biofuels More or Less Toxic Than Conventional Fuels and What Are the Implications...

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SOT Translational Impact Award Lecture: Using Clay to Improve Human and Animal Health

Timothy D. Phillips began his Translational Impact Award Lecture, titled “ Ancient Medicine for the Mitigation of Aflatoxin Exposures ,” with the sobering statistic that more than one billion people and animals are hungry and undernourished globally. His research into mycotoxins is aimed at...

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There Are 578 SOT 2014 Annual Meeting ePosters Available for Viewing

The launch of eposters at the SOT 53rd Annual Meeting was extremely successful, with 578 posters now in this format. You can access the posters through the Mobile Event App on your iPad, iPhone, and Android device until you delete the App. The Mobile Event App website will remain available...