SOT Awards

Sustainable Chemicals Through Contemporary Toxicology SS Best Abstract Postdoctoral Scholar Award

Deadline: January 10


The SCCT is accepting applications from postdoctoral scholars who are engaged in research directly relevant to sustainable toxicology, green toxicology, and/or New Approach Methodologies (NAMs). Research topics that fall within scope are:

• Alternatives Assessment

• Chemical Hazard Assessment

• Chemical of Concern

• Circular Economy

• Eco Certifications/Endorsements

• Green Toxicology

• Hazard Reduction

• Informed Substitution

• Regrettable Substitution

• Safer Design

• Sustainability

• Sustainable Development

• Sustainable Packaging

Application packages will be evaluated on the basis of scientific rigor, unique approach(es) to assessing the toxicity of a chemical or material, and direct relevance to the above sustainability-related topics. Only one awardee will be selected and will receive a cash award and an award certificate, which will be presented at the SCCT Specialty Section reception at the SOT Annual Meeting.


1. The award recipient must be a postdoctoral fellow and postdoc member of SOT.

2. Copy of the accepted abstract for presentation at the SOT Annual Meeting, including all authors and affiliations.

3. A letter from the postdoc’s academic advisory/mentor that highlights the postdoc’s contribution to the original work, and the relevance and contribution to the field (see Description).

4. The award recipient must be present at the SCCT Specialty Section reception at the SOT Annual Meeting to accept the award (either via physical attendance or via conference call log-in if the SOT Annual Meeting is not held in person).


Please submit the abstract and letter as one PDF file to (Lauren Brown), SCCT Vice President-Elect.

Award Group: SOT

Application Materials:



Lauren Brown