SOT Awards

Mechanisms SS Robert J. Rubin Student Travel Award

Deadline: December 30

The Mechanisms and Risk Assessment Specialty Section’s Robert J. Rubin Student Travel Award supports one or more graduate student’s participation in the SOT Annual Meeting. Recipients of the Rubin Award are selected by a Committee jointly appointed by the leadership of the Mechanisms Specialty Section and the Risk Assessment Specialty Section. Award Recipient(s) are selected based on the scientific quality and application of mechanistic toxicology to risk assessment.

The requirements for the award are:

  1. The applicant must be a graduate student and a SOT member (pending status ok). Mechanisms Specialty Section membership not required.
  2. Applications for the award will be accepted for SOT presentations given up to one year after the student receives their doctoral degree.
  3. Selection of recipient(s) will be based on the scientific quality of the abstract, application of biochemical, pharmacological, and/or toxicological techniques to answer mechanistic toxicology questions or further advance the field of risk assessment.
Required submission materials:
  1. A cover letter (one page maximum) that includes a statement of the applicant’s research interests and how his/her current research advances the field of mechanistic toxicology.
  2. A submitted abstract for the 2023 SOT Annual Meeting. The student should be the primary author and contributor to the work described.
The materials should be submitted as a single PDF attachment to no later than December 30th, 2021. In the subject line, please put "Rubin_applicantlastname." For example: Rubin_Johnson

Recipients will be announced at the Mechanisms Specialty Section business meeting at the SOT Annual Meeting and will receive a certificate and cash award. This award is made possible by the Robert J. Rubin Student Travel Award Fund of the SOT Endowment.

Award Group: SOT

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