SOT Awards

Comparative Toxicology, Pathology, and Veterinary SS Roger O. McClellan Student Award

Deadline: December 30

Special consideration will be given to abstracts that exemplify the role of comparative medicine in evaluating the safety/risk of exposure to chemicals or physical agents.

Nominees for the Award must be individuals who are enrolled in a program leading to a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree (DVM or VMD), in post-DVM residency, or a post-DVM graduate program. The awardee must be a member of the Society of Toxicology (any level) or have an application pending. Preference will be given to members of Comparative Toxicology, Pathology, and Veterinary (CTPVSS) and long-term association is appreciated. The abstract must be submitted and accepted through the regular SOT submission process. This research must be hypothesis driven.

Please email applications to Satya Achanta by December 30th prior to the SOT Annual Meeting at which the presentation will be made.

The award application must include the following:

  1. a letter of recommendation from the mentor
  2. a one-page statement of the applicant’s scientific interest
  3. a current CV
  4. a copy of the submitted abstract
The awardee must attend the meeting/reception for the CTPVSS. The award winner will present a brief (5 minute/5 slide maximum) synopsis of their research. A committee appointed by CTPVSS will select award recipients. This Award will complement existing awards of this Specialty Section, thus applications for multiple awards are encouraged.

Please email Satya Achanta if you should have any questions.

This award is made possible by the Roger O. McClellan Student Award Fund, a Named Fund of the SOT Endowment. Please see the attached PDF file for a more detailed description of this award.

Award Group: SOT