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2018–2019 International ToxScholar Awards Are Announced

The Education Committee is pleased to announce that there are two recipients of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) International ToxScholar funding for the year 2018–2019. The next application deadline is April 1, 2019. SOT members can apply by submitting a plan for research and career...

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International ToxScholar Outreach Grantee Inspires Budding Veterinarians to Toxicology

With support from the SOT International ToxScholar Outreach program , I visited four rural research and teaching university campuses in India: Tamilnadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University and Yadava College Department of Zoology, College of Arts and Sciences (Tamilnadu state), and the...

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International ToxScholar Encourages Indian Students to Become Toxicologists

To start with, I would like to thank the SOT to give me this opportunity to make an International ToxScholar visit, interact with students back home in India, tell them more about what I do as a researcher, and to bring awareness to them regarding some very important toxicology issues....

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International ToxScholar Award Supports Visits to Inspire Students at Two Universities; One My Alma Mater

With support from an International ToxScholar Outreach Grant , I visited two universities in the Gujarat State of India: Maharaja Sayajirao University (famously M.S. University), Baroda, and my alma mater S. D. Agricultural University, Sardarkrushinagar. It was nothing less than a dream to...

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International ToxScholar Visit to David Tvildiani Medical University in Tbilisi, Georgia

The next deadline for ToxScholar applications is October 9. I was fortunate to have support from the Society of Toxicology (SOT) International ToxScholar program to provide an introduction to toxicological sciences, in particular arsenic toxicology, to the third year medical students of the...

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SOT Fulbrighter Receives International ToxScholar Award to Visit Republics of Serbia and Moldova

Note : The next application deadline for ToxScholar funding is October 9. Introduction : I am a toxicologist and a member of the faculty of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at St. John’s University. I joined the Society of Toxicology (SOT) in 1996 while still a doctoral...

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SOT International ToxScholar Helps Increase Asbestos Awareness in Ukraine

Andrey Korchevskiy from Chemistry & Industrial Hygiene, Inc., traveled to Ukraine November 29–December 7, 2015, to teach “Asbestos Health Risk Assessment: Theory and Applications of Toxicological Modeling” for the students of Ternopol State Medical University. The course was supported by an ...

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2015 International ToxScholar Grants Awarded for Presentations in Ukraine and Nigeria

The Society of Toxicology (SOT) Education Committee has selected two additional toxicologists for International ToxScholar funding to visit institutions in developing countries to promote education and careers in toxicology. The next program application date is October 9 so this is a good...

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International ToxScholar Outreach Grant Applications Due June 3

Have you thought about being a toxicology envoy to an academic institution in a part of the world where toxicology programs might not be abundant? Check the Developing Country list and see if you have contacts in one of those countries who might host your visit, develop your plan, ask for a...