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Learning and Capitalizing on My Knowledge in Toxicology—SOT CDI Career Development Award

Courtney McClure Thanks to the SOT Diversity Initiatives Endowment Career Development Award , provided by the Committee on Diversity Initiatives, I had the privilege of taking an American College of Toxicology (ACT) course called “Advanced Comprehensive Toxicology Online Course.” The...

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Keeping Connected: Social Media as a Networking Tool for Researchers

By: David Crotty, Editorial Director, Journal Policy, Oxford University Press; and Gary W. Miller, Editor-in-Chief, Toxicological Sciences The dizzying volume of scientific output requires approaches to identify and consolidate important findings in the field. Our peer networks serve as a...

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The Value of Professional Association Membership

There are more than 60,000 trade and professional associations in the United States alone (The Power of A 2019), representing a multitude of employment sectors, industries, and careers. While individual reasons for joining an association may vary from person to person, research has found that...

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Register Now for Career Resource and Development Committee (CRAD) Webinar "So, You Want to Be a Consultant"

Registration is open for the upcoming Career Resource and Development Committee (CRAD) webinar, “ So, You Want to be a Consultant. ” This webinar will take place on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm (EST), and Michael McCabe, Robson Forensic Inc., and I will chair the...

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So, You Want to Be a Consultant—Webinar Registration Is Open!

Michael McCabe, PhD, Robson Forensic, Inc., and I are chairing an upcoming SOT webinar that provides information on consulting as a career option in toxicology. The webinar is free for all members and is being hosted by the SOT Career Resource and Development Committee (CRAD). So, You Want to...

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Opportunity for Students—AAAS Hosting Sixth Annual “CASE Workshop: Catalyzing Advocacy for Science and Engineering”

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is hosting the sixth Annual “CASE Workshop: Catalyzing Advocacy for Science and Engineering” from March 24–27, 2019, in Washington, DC. Designed as a forum for educating STEM upperclassmen and graduate students about science policy...

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FASEB Webinar on Achieving Work-Life Balance in a Scientific Career, Friday, December 14

As the Society of Toxicology now is a member of FASEB, we are pleased to provide information to you about an upcoming webinar. Please join FASEB for a special webinar on Friday, December 14 at 2:45 pm ET on Achieving Work-Life Balance in a Scientific Career. Between collecting data,...

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Expert Registration for Chat with an Expert Closes January 11!

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 graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to meet with expert toxicologists during the 2019 Annual Meeting...

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Career Profile: Dori Germolec’s Journey from Physical Anthropology to Immunotoxicology

SOT member Dori R. Germolec, PhD, is the leader of the Systems Toxicology Group within the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) National Toxicology Program (NTP) in Durham, North Carolina. She earned her MA in physical anthropology from Duke University in 1983 and her PhD...

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The Importance of Poster Presentations at Scientific Meetings: How to Make the Most of It

“Poster presentations are extremely important because one never knows who is going to be there or might seek out the work that is being presented,” says Christopher R. McCurdy, PhD, who is a professor of medicinal chemistry at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. His research focuses...