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Mechanisms SS Postdoctoral Student Travel Award

Deadline: October 22


The Mechanisms Specialty Section of the Society of Toxicology is pleased to announce a competitive travel award to support the travel of two postdoctoral fellows (up to $500 each) to attend the Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology.

For consideration as a candidate for an award:

1) An abstract must have been submitted to the 2019 SOT Annual Meeting with the postdoctoral fellow as the presenting author. A copy of the abstract and a statement that it is to be considered for this award must be sent electronically as a file attachment (PDF) to no later than October 22, 2018. . In the subject line, please put “PD_travel_applicantlastname”. For example: PD_travel_Smith.

2) Two letters recommending the postdoctoral fellow and the research project must accompany the abstract. One letter must be from the postdoctoral fellow’s mentor and must specifically state the role and contribution of the fellow in the completion of the work, especially when there are multiple authors.Letters should be addressed to the Mechanisms SS Senior Councilor.

3) The postdoctoral fellow may be sponsored for this award by any person who is a member of the Mechanisms Specialty Section of the Society of Toxicology. Member sponsorship from the Mechanisms Specialty Section should be noted in one of the letters of recommendation.

Selection of the awardees will be based on the strength of the mechanistic focus of their research and letters of recommendations. Any questions concerning this award should be directed to

Award Group: SOT

Application Materials: