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Announcing the New and Improved SOT Job Bank

I am pleased to announce that SOT has partnered with YM Careers to introduce an updated and improved SOT Job Bank . Along with the historical functionality of the Job Bank, the updated version includes new, easy-to-use features that we hope will improve user experience from both the employer...

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Enhancing Rigor, Transparency, and Translatability to Improve Biomedical Research Involving Animal Models

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has issued a Request for Information ( NOT-OD-20-130 ) “inviting comments and suggestions on enhancing scientific rigor in biomedical research involving animal models.” The NIH is requesting comments from scientific bodies and the general public on rigor...

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Call for Self-Nominations to Serve as an NIH Reviewer

The National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review (NIH/CSR) has made a portal available through which scientific societies can recommend qualified individuals to serve as NIH reviewers. In a May 7, 2020, post in the Review Matters blog, Office of Communications and Outreach...

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US EPA Seeks Nominees for TSCA Scientific Advisory Committee on Chemicals

Steven Knott, US EPA FIFRA Executive Secretary for the Scientific Advisory Committee on Chemicals, has contacted SOT for assistance in identifying nominees for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Scientific Advisory Committee on Chemicals (SACC). Specifically, they are looking for candidates...

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2021 Scientific Session and Continuing Education Course Proposal Alert

The Scientific Program Committee and Continuing Education Committee are already in the planning phase for the 2021 SOT Annual Meeting , which will take place from March 14 to March 18, 2021, in Orlando, Florida. The deadline for proposal submission has been extended to Friday, June 12, 2020. ...

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Submit a 2021 Scientific Session Proposal

SOT will be extending the traditional May 15 deadline for submission of session proposals for the 2021 Annual Meeting by four weeks, to June 12, 2020 . The 2021 Proposal Site is now open and ready for session proposals. Most of us are working from home, and for some of us, that means...

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EUROTOX 2020: Call for Abstracts

On behalf of our EUROTOX Global Partners, I am pleased to share this message reminding members of the upcoming 56th Congress of the European Societies of Toxicology and the event’s abstract submission period. –Ronald N. Hines, 2019–2020 SOT President The 56th Congress of the European...

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Call for Comments on Draft “NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing”

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has released a draft “NIH Policy for Data Management and Sharing,” as well as a supplemental draft guidance. The draft policy is meant to encompass all research funded or conducted by NIH: “Under this Policy, individuals and entities would be required to...

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SOT Seeks Comments on Bylaws Changes by December 21

An organization’s Constitution and Bylaws should reflect the current workings of a society. During its November 2019 meeting, SOT Council approved the changes to the Bylaws, which are shown below. The changes to the Bylaws reflect the current Committee names. Please review the changes and send...

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Calling All Experts: Register Now for the Chat with an Expert Program in Anaheim!

The Graduate Student Leadership Committee (GSLC) is extending an invitation to participate in this year’s Chat with an Expert (CWAE) program. This program provides the opportunity for trainees to meet with expert toxicologists during the 2020 SOT Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California, March 15...