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SOT Regional Chapters: From 1981 to Today

The SOT Component Groups—Regional Chapters, Specialty Sections, and Special Interest Groups—continue to contribute to the Society’s mission by serving micro-communities of members with specialized areas of interest within the larger SOT membership. Among these Component Groups are the 18...

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Paths Forward: Regional Chapter Programs Attracting Undergraduate Students to Toxicology

How does one discover toxicology and, therefore, decide to be a toxicologist, as opposed to a biologist, chemist, or physicist? Are we influenced by the courses many of us take in our pre-university education? I was lucky: My mother was a science teacher, and my father was an engineer for a...

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MASOT’s Education Committee Participates in Toxicology Workshop for GOALS for Girls Program

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology (MASOT) has a long-standing commitment to promoting toxicology to students, knowing that we can influence career choices and increase the awareness of toxicology principles. On Friday, August 5, members of the MASOT Education and...

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Upcoming Regional Chapter Events — October and November Edition

The Society of Toxicology (SOT) Regional Chapters hold Annual Meetings and webinars to provide a scientific forum for their members and the greater scientific community in their locale. Below are a number of upcoming Regional Chapter events that may be of interest to you. October ...

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SOT Provides Funding to Encourage Regional Chapters to Engage in Toxicology Education Outreach

To encourage involvement in toxicology outreach, the Society of Toxicology (SOT) is providing resources for members, including funding, materials, and advice. Many SOT members already are engaged in outreach to K–12 students, and many more indicated on the Fall 2013 K–12 Interest Survey a...

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MASOT Fall 2013 Meeting on "Inhalation Toxicology" Attracts Over 120 Participants

On October 23, 2013, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology (MASOT) held a very successful meeting on “Inhalation Toxicology: Current Risk Perspectives” at the Sheraton Hotel-Raritan Center in Edison, New Jersey. The program was so popular and interest so high that...

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North Carolina Regional Chapter Annual Meeting Focuses on Environmental Sustainability

On Thursday, October 24, 2013, the North Carolina Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology (NCSOT) hosted their annual fall meeting at the National Insitute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) campus in Research Triangle Park.The meeting was well attended with over 65 participants...

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SOT Central State Regional Chapter Holds 2013 Annual Meeting on Biotech to Solve Tox Issues

The Central States Society of Toxicology (CSSOT) held their annual meeting in Ames, Iowa, on October 10–11, 2013. Aileen Keating (Iowa State University), 2013–2014 CSSOT President, arranged a full schedule for the 90 participants from the University of Nebraska Medical School, University of...

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SRC, Inc. Recognizes Jennifer Rayner and Supports SOT and NCAC K–12 Activities

SRC, Inc., has recently added to their support of SOT activities by contributing to SOT and National Capital Area Regional Chapter (NCAC) K–12 outreach efforts. A not-for-profit research and development company, SRC, Inc., takes an active role in supporting local nonprofit organizations aligned...