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Eye on CDI: Isola Brown

Isola Brown, PhD This blog joins others in Eye on CDI that feature the career paths of individuals who started in toxicology as students in the SOT Undergraduate Diversity Program and are now in the scientific workforce. This blog was authored by Isola Brown, PhD, and I am pleased...

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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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Reflections on the 2021 Virtual Undergraduate Diversity Program and CDI-Hosted Undergraduate Events

This blog was authored by Frederic Moulin, DVM, PhD (outgoing CDI Chair); Kymberly Gowdy, PhD (incoming CDI Chair); and Karilyn Sant, PhD (2021–2022 CDI leadership). Although the 2021 SOT Annual Meeting was not held in person, the Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) hosted most of the...

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SOT Members Invited to Apply to Be Mentors for ToxMSDT

We invite applications from SOT members willing to serve as mentors to undergraduate students as part of the Toxicology Mentoring and Skills Development Training Program ( ToxMSDT ). This program, based at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, is a multi-institutional...

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SOT Partners in ToxMSDT for Undergraduate Training: Call for Student Applications

SOT is a partner in a NIH-funded mentoring and training project to increase the number of students from underrepresented groups on the pathway to careers in toxicology and the biomedical sciences. The Toxicology Mentoring Skills Development Training program ( ToxMSDT ), based at University of...

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An Afternoon to Reflect upon Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Toxicology Education

SOT is committed to embracing diversity and optimizing inclusion. To kick off the Virtual 2021 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo, 47 SOT members from 42 different institutions representing all sectors of toxicology (academia, government, and industry) came together on Friday, March 12, to consider...

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Undergraduate Faculty: Apply for SOT Funding by March 26

Marie Bourgeois, University of South Florida, received a Faculty Research Grant that supported the research of Meghana Venkatesh. Among the ways that SOT supports undergraduate faculty and the recruitment of students to toxicology is through funding undergraduate research and faculty...

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Welcome Event Launches the Virtual Meeting for SOT Undergraduate Research Awardees

I, along with Faculty United for Toxicology Undergraduate Recruitment and Education (FUTURE) Committee Co-Chair Larissa Williams, welcomed the SOT Undergraduate Research Award recipients on Saturday, March 13, to get their Virtual SOT Annual Meeting participation off to a great start. Wearing...

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Virtual SOT Annual Meeting Includes Special Activities for Undergraduate Students

This blog was authored by Fred Moulin and Mindy Reynolds. Undergraduates registering for the Virtual 2021 SOT Annual Meeting and ToxExpo have a choice of activities that are hosted by the Committee on Diversity Initiatives (CDI) and the Faculty United for Toxicology Undergraduate...

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Upcoming Undergraduate Educator Network Webinar: “Publishing Teaching Resources for the Toxicology Professor: From Service to Scholarship”

The Undergraduate Educator Network (UEN) is the SOT community for those interested and engaged in undergraduate education. Facilitated by the FUTURE (Faculty United for Toxicology Undergraduate Recruitment and Education) Committee, the UEN is open to any SOT member (sign up by adding to your...