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Deadline Extended: Undergraduates and Grad Students—Apply for Career Development Funding by June 10

The SOT Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) is pleased to announce that the deadline for the Diversity Initiatives Endowment Career Development Award has been extended to June 10, 2021 . The SOT recognizes that career development experiences facilitate students’ successful entry into...

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Announcing 2022 SOT Global Senior Scholar Host Applications: Accepted through June 1

The goal of the Global Senior Scholar Exchange Program (GSSEP) is to increase toxicology capacity in developing countries by providing professional opportunities for scientists through relationships supported by SOT. GSSEP Hosts are individuals interested in hosting a Global Senior Scholar...

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Reflections on the 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Diversity Program and CDI-Hosted Undergraduate Events

This blog was authored by Frederic Moulin, DVM, PhD (outgoing CDI Chair); Kymberly Gowdy, PhD (incoming CDI Chair); and Karilyn Sant, PhD (2021–2022 CDI leadership). Although the 2021 SOT Annual Meeting was not held in person, the Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) hosted most of the...

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SOT Award Opportunities for Graduate Students and Postdocs

The Education and Career Development Committee invites SOT postdocs and graduate students to apply for these award opportunities. For Postdoctoral Scholars: New Experiences in Toxicology (NEXT) Program SOT recognizes that toxicology-related training experiences facilitate the...

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SOT Partners in ToxMSDT for Undergraduate Training: Call for Student Applications

SOT is a partner in a NIH-funded mentoring and training project to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups on the pathway to careers in toxicology and the biomedical sciences. The Toxicology Mentoring Skills Development Training program ( ToxMSDT ), based at University of...

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SOT and Alda Center Partner to Bring Science Communication Training to SOT Members—Apply to Participate

SOT is thrilled to announce its multi-year partnership with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University . This partnership will bring the Alan Alda Center’s unique science communication training, which is built on the foundations of improvisational theater, to the...

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Undergraduate Faculty: Apply for SOT Funding by March 26

Marie Bourgeois, University of South Florida, received a Faculty Research Grant that supported the research of Meghana Venkatesh. Among the ways that SOT supports undergraduate faculty and the recruitment of students to toxicology is through funding undergraduate research and faculty...

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Welcome Event Launches the Virtual Meeting for SOT Undergraduate Research Awardees

I, along with Faculty United for Toxicology Undergraduate Recruitment and Education (FUTURE) Committee Co-Chair Larissa Williams, welcomed the SOT Undergraduate Research Award recipients on Saturday, March 13, to get their Virtual SOT Annual Meeting participation off to a great start. Wearing...

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SOT Welcomes a New Honorary Member, Thomas A. Burke

Thomas A. Burke, PhD Thomas A. Burke, PhD, is the Jacob I. and Irene B. Fabrikant Professor and Chair in Health Risk and Society in the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Health Policy and Management. He holds joint appointments in the Department of...

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Congratulations to the 2021 SOT Supported Award Recipients

The Society is grateful to the Colgate-Palmolive Company and Syngenta for their longtime support of awards that facilitate research by SOT members. The recipients of the 2021 Supported Awards will be recognized during the Virtual 2021 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo. Aditya Bhalerao,...