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Mentors and Mentees: Grow Your Career through SOT Mentor Match

Finding a compatible mentor for various aspects of life is critical for a successful professional career. At times, as undergraduates, graduate students, or postdoctoral fellows, we get stuck in our day-to-day lives in the laboratory and forget to think about the next step. At these times,...

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SOT Program Spotlight: Stay Connected through ToXchange

ToXchange , the online SOT member community, offers a variety of tools designed to facilitate SOT member engagement—both with fellow members and with the Society as a whole. Stay up-to-date, find a mentor, volunteer your expertise, and more—all on ToXchange ! (Make sure you’re logged in to...

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Your Future Mentor Is Waiting—Enroll in the New SOT Mentor Match Today!

Connecting with a mentor is a valuable way to grow in your profession at any career stage. SOT is pleased to announce that the new Mentor Match system is open for mentees to enroll! Mentor Match allows participants to connect with mentors based on topics such as area of expertise, education...

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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...

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Mentor Recruitment for SOT Mentor Match

The new Mentor Match is now live for mentor recruitment! The Mentor Match program is an online networking and career development tool that is free and available only to SOT members. It is designed as a self-guided program through which mentors and mentees create a profile to allow matching...

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President's Message: Networking, Mentoring, and Other Activities

When you think back to your time as a graduate student, you probably remember your advisor taking opportunities to introduce you to professionals that he or she knew or providing you opportunities to meet people you might not otherwise get a chance to meet. But when you got those opportunities...

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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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Poster Tours for Trainees at the 2018 SOT Annual Meeting: Guide Sign Up Now Open

Poster Tours for Trainees is returning to the 2018 Annual Meeting for its seventh year. The Postdoctoral Assembly (PDA) is currently asking Full and Associate SOT members to sign up as Guides to lead poster tours to give postdoctoral scientists and graduate students an opportunity to shadow an...

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CDI Is Recruiting Mentors for 2018 Undergraduate Diversity Program: Applications Due January 24

The Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) is seeking volunteers interested in becoming mentors for the 2018 Undergraduate Diversity Program held March 10-12, 2018, in conjunction with the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting. Host mentors and peer mentors are the important connectors...

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Opportunity to Participate in Toxicology Mentoring Program

Iowa State University and Tuskegee University recently were awarded a National Institutes of Health National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIH NIGMS) R25 grant for a Toxicology Mentoring and Skills Development Training Program. The goal of the NIGMS R25 program is to support educational...