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ToxScholar Outreach Grant Past Participants and Visit Summaries

Funded by the SOT Education Committee

The SOT ToxScholar Grant Outreach Program funds toxicologists to visit universities and colleges around the world to expand awareness of toxicology and promote toxicology careers through interactions with undergraduate students. The visits listed on this page were funded by the SOT Education Committee.

 Applicant  Campus Visited  Visit
 Date
 Visitor(s)  Target Audience
 2006
PANWAT Whitman College 2/1/2006 Castle Funatake, Nancy Kerkvliet undergraduate science students, small liberal arts college
Harry Milman Allegheny College 4/12/2006 Devon L. Graham students, small liberal arts college
Maureen Gwinn West Virginia University 4/19/2006 Melanie S Flint, Adam Straub, Maureen Gwinn students from West Virginia University, Bethany College, Washington & Jefferson University, West Virginia Wesleyan University, Fairmont State University
Maureen Gwinn Duquesne University 10/6/2006 Melanie Flint, Adam Straub, Pallavi Limaye students at local universities
2006 ToxScholar visit reports
 2007
Peter Goering Bethel College 2/2/2007   broad audience at Bethel College convocation
Larry Curtis University of Southern Alabama in Mobile 2/15/2007 Larry Curtis  
Christopher Toscano Manhattan College 2/16/2007 Christopher Toscano undergraduates from College of Mount Saint Vincent, Manhattan College in the Bronx
Kelsey Prihoda Simpson College 3/22/2007 Kelsey Prihoda students attending the Simpson College Career and Graduate School Fair
Kelly Hogan San Diego State University 4/16/2007 Kelly Hogan undergraduate majors in public health, biology, and chemistry
Palma Ann Marone Villanova University 4/25/2007 Palma Ann Marone The students are largely undergraduates, however, some graduate students may be in attendence.
Annabelle Javier Allegheny–Erie Spring Regional Chapter Meeting 5/11/2007 Melanie Flint students at the local universities
Blair U. Bradford Guilford College 10/24/07 Blair U. Bradford Forensic biology and biology majors
Michael Madden Ashland University 10/31/07 Michael Madden Primarily undergraduate students, in toxicology, biology, and environmental sciences
Pat Shaw Miami University of Ohio 10/31/07 Patrick Shaw, Robert Roth undergraduates
Daland R. Juberg Purdue University 11/7/07 Daland Juberg Science-related majors including biology, chemistry, allied health sciences.  Primarily will target undergraduates, although possibly some in early post-graduate training as well.
Logan C. Stone Bowling Green State University 11/7/07 Logan C. Stone undergraduates
2007 ToxScholar visit reports
 2008
Daland Juberg Wittenburg University 2/25/08 Daland Juberg Science-related majors including biology, chemistry, allied health sciences.
Melanie Fraites Ithaca College 9/18/08 Melanie Fraites undergraduate biology/biochemistry/environmental science majors at a small liberal arts college
Heather F. Lakatos St. Lawrence University 10/17/08 Heather F. Lakatos The audience will include students and faculty of the science core.
Myra Weiner College of New Jersey 11/13/08 Myra Weiner undergraduate biology and chemistry majors
Myra Weiner Rider University 11/20/08 Myra Weiner undergraduate biology and chemistry majors
2008 ToxScholar visit reports
 2009
Stephen Lasley Northwestern College 4/1/09 Stephen Lasley  
Joshua P. Gray US Coast Guard Academy 4/22/09 Michael Shakarjian  senior undergraduates taking a toxicology elective, open to student body and faculty
Maureen Gwinn Bates College 10/12/09 Herman Lilja, Neal Lewin, Deborah Rice, John Wise undergraduates in the biological sciences (mainly juniors/seniors)
Mindy Reynolds Washington College 10/14/09 Aaron Barchowsky junior and senior undergraduate students
Janelle S. Crossgrove Ohio Northern University 10/22/09 David R Mattie students from the liberal arts and engineering interested in biomedical applications and students in the pharmaceutical business and pharmacy programs
2009 ToxScholar visit reports
 2010
Luoping Zhang University of California, Berkeley 02/04/10–
04/22/10
Tao Wang, Jeff Tepper, Martha Sandy,  Meg Schwartzman, Noe Galvan, Kathleen Meyer A course designed for a diverse body of advanced undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning more about toxicology.
Mindy Reynolds Washington College 03/23/10 Haley Menard Junior and senior undergraduate students
April Neal Grinnell College 9/10/10 April Neal Undergraduate students majoring in Chemistry, Biology, and Biological Chemistry as well as senior undergraduates taking advanced coursework in Biophysical Chemistry.
Peter Goering Purdue University School of Health Sciences 9/28/10 Peter Goering Undergraduate Students
2010 ToxScholar visit reports
 2011
Itai Chipinda University of Central Missouri 3/30/11 Itai Chipinda Undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry Students
Linval R. DePass University of the West Indies, Mona Campus 3/31/11 Linval R. DePass Undergraduate and graduate students
Itai Chipinda Franklin College 4/14–15/11 Itai Chipinda Undergraduate Chemistry and Biochemistry Students
Luoping Zhang University of California, Berkeley 2/3/11; 2/17/11; 3/3/11; 3/17/11; 3/31/11; 4/14/11; 4/21/11 Tao Wang
Jeff Tepper
Julia Quint
Noe Galvan
Kathleen Meyer
A course designed for a diverse body of advanced undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in learning more about toxicology.
2011 ToxScholar visit reports
 2012
Peter Goering Pennsylvania State University 3/24/12 Peter Goering  
Brittany Baisch Western Connecticut State University 4/12/12 Brittany Baisch

Undergraduate students including Chemistry, Biocehmistry, Biology, Meteorology, Justice & Law Administration, Pre-vet, Pre-dental, Pre-med and Pre-Law plus some faculty

Joshua P. Gray US Coast Guard Acadey 9/29/12 Larissa Williams Entire sophomore class
John C. Lipscomb University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 10/17/12 John C. Lipscomb

Graduate and undergrad students attending a career day at UAMS from University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR; University of Arkansas at Little Rock, AR; Henderson State University, Arkadelphia, AR; and others

2012 ToxScholar visit reports
 2013
Chris Curran Northern Kentucky University 3/21–23/13 Pam Lein Undergraduate biology, chemistry and psychology students
John C. Lipscomb St. John’s University 5/2/13 John C. Lipscomb St. John’s 13th Annual ToxExpo
Jessica Sapiro Northern Arizona University (NAU) 9/3/13 Jessica Sapiro Biological science majors, chemistry majors, environmental science majors, and public health majors.
Joshua Chandler Drury University 10/2013 Joshua Chandler Undergraduate students of biology, chemistry, environmental science,
physics, math, computer science.
2013 ToxScholar visit reports