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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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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...

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Five Ways Mentors Can Encourage Research Integrity

The SOT Graduate Subcommittee, which I chair, recognizes the importance of research mentors in promulgating good practices among trainees, including producing high-quality data and sharing the culture of promoting integrity. I recently became aware of the infographic below that identifies...

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From Pharmacology to Toxicology and Back Again: How Networking and Diversifying Your Education Leads to Career Opportunities

As a young girl, Latresa Billings, PharmD, BCPS, who is currently a clinical coordinator and residency coordinator at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, watched her grandmother regimentally take pills that were designed to help manage her diabetes. Her mother,...