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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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Eye on CDI: Isola Brown

Isola Brown, PhD This blog joins others in Eye on CDI that feature the career paths of individuals who started in toxicology as students in the SOT Undergraduate Diversity Program and are now in the scientific workforce. This blog was authored by Isola Brown, PhD, and I am pleased...

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SOT Program Spotlight: Undergraduate Diversity Program

This is the inaugural edition of the “SOT Program Spotlight” series, which is aimed at increasing awareness of how SOT programs and activities are focused on addressing and/or supporting the Society’s guiding principles of (1) serving the needs of the scientific discipline and our members to...

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Dose-Response Relationships in Risk Assessment: CDI Endowment Career Development Award

I am a fifth-year PhD candidate in environmental health sciences at the Mailman School of Public Heath, Columbia University. My dissertation research focuses on studying environmental contributors to neurodegenerative diseases—specifically, chronic exposure to air pollution mixtures and metals....

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Invitation to Attend the 2019 Committee on Diversity Initiatives Reunion

Please join the Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Undergraduate Diversity Program and the people who make it successful. The CDI Reunion will take place during the SOT 58th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo on Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 7:30 pm to...

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SOT CDI Exhibits at the 2018 SACNAS Meeting

The Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) held their Annual Conference October 10–14, in San Antonio, Texas. The conference attracted more than 4,000 undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals in science, technology, engineering, and...

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Mentorship from SOT Undergraduate Program Directs Career Path and Service

by CDI Award Recipient Isola Brown, submitted by 2009–2010 CDI Committee Chair Adrian Nanez Note : Application deadline for 2019 undergraduate awards is October 19. The Society of Toxicology (SOT) Undergraduate Diversity Program was an important experience in my scientific...