About the Society of Toxicology (SOT)

SOT is a professional and scholarly organization of scientists dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science and increasing the impact of toxicology.

SOT operates under four guiding principles:

  • Serving the needs of the scientific discipline and our members to enhance human, animal, and environmental health.
  • Life-long learning and intellectual scientific stimulation.
  • Diversity of representation in all activities of the Society.
  • Integrity.
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Commitment to Research

SOT is committed to research that advances its mission to create a safer and healthier world.

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Commitment to Diversity

SOT is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all their forms as part of all Society activities.

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Welcome to the Society of Toxicology website

At a-Glance: SOT Resources

Assets from Partners

SOT has relationships with many like-minded organizations, providing SOT members with opportunities for individual and group action.

Meeting Funding

SOT has funds available to support meetings and activities consistent with the Society’s global priorities.

Undergraduate Education

SOT has an educator community, as well as tools for teaching toxicology, integrating the discipline into other courses, and more.

Regional Chapters

The SOT Regional Chapters foster scientific exchange on a local level by hosting regional meetings and events.

Special Interest Groups

The SOT Special Interest Groups explore scientific issues related to specific communities through various activities.

Specialty Sections

The SOT Specialty Sections discuss science around particular research areas by engaging in a variety of functions.

Upcoming Meetings

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Virtual 2021 SOT Annual Meeting

Taking place March 12–26, 2021, the Virtual Annual Meeting and ToxExpo will feature cutting-edge science, networking opportunities, and more.

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SOT FDA Colloquium

Part of their colloquia series, SOT and the US Food and Drug Administration Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition are co-hosting a colloquium on December 3, 2020 titled “New Plant-Based Foods and Proteins from Novel Sources.”

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