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Apply to Participate in Science Communication Training

On June 29, the first 24 recipients of the SOT Science Communications Training Award participated in a three-hour workshop led by instructors with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science. The workshop was well received, and SOT is pleased to open the application for the next round of...

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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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Graduate Students Receive Support to Attend the Virtual 2021 Annual Meeting

Each year, the Graduate Student Travel Support award funds travel to the SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo for outstanding graduate students presenting research during the meeting. As the Annual Meeting shifted to a virtual format for 2021, these young researchers still received support to attend...

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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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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 Program Spotlight: Opportunities for Graduate Student Members

The “SOT Program Spotlight” series 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 enhance human, animal, and environmental...

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Calling All SOT Professionals—Be a Part of the Graduate Student Leadership Committee’s Chat with an Expert Program!

The Graduate Student Leadership Committee is seeking experts from all career settings (academia, industry, government, etc.) to participate in our virtual Chat with an Expert program during the Virtual 2021 SOT Annual Meeting. Please be sure to take a few minutes and sign up by January 15 . ...

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When in Rome—SOT Funding Enables Training in Isolating and Culturing Mesenchymal Stem Cells

I was fortunate to receive the SOT Supplemental Training for Education Program (STEP) award. With this award, I traveled to Sapienza Università di Roma in Italy, to the laboratory of Dr. Rita Businaro for what was intended to be a three-month training period focused on mesenchymal stem cells ...

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STEP-ping into the World of Computational Toxicology via SOT Funds

While my PhD dissertation research taught me how to utilize toxicology and exposure information and conduct risk assessments, I did not learn much about computational techniques, which are becoming increasingly important in a Tox21 world. In particular, I was interested in computational...

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Northern California Regional Chapter Launches Its First Toxicology Mentoring Program—and It Is Virtual!

This blog was authored by Alexandra Colón-Rodríguez and Bianca Yaghoobi. The SARS-CoV2 pandemic has changed the way we connect and communicate with each other, influencing not only our science and experiments but also our teaching and mentoring. As trainees ourselves, we felt the need to...