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2023 Virtual Trainee Summer Meeting

The Ohio Valley Chapter of the Society of Toxicology will host its 2023 Trainee Summer Meeting as a half-day virtual conference on Friday, July 28, 2023. This meeting offers trainees a venue to present research to their peers, practice fielding questions, and network with peers in the region.

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Jamie DeWitt, Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology and the 2023 SOT Public Communications Awardee.

This virtual meeting will be hosted on Zoom. A reminder will be sent with attendee link and call-in information in advance of the scheduled meeting.

Register Here

Submit An Abstract for the Meeting

All high school, undergraduate, graduate, professional student, and postdoctoral researchers studying toxicology and tox-related fields are welcome to participate and are encouraged to submit abstracts. With abstract submission, select if you would like to present a platform presentation (10-15 min) or a 3-minute speed-talk. Awards will be given to the top presenters in each category. Judging will be based on the written abstract, visual presentation, and oral presentation.

Submit written abstracts via the form below to Kennedy Walls with the subject line “OVSOT Summer Meeting abstract submission.” See abstract submission guidelines below. Please submit your written abstract by 8:00 pm ET on Monday, June 12, 2023.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All trainees who want to be considered for a presentation (platform or 3-minute speed talk) MUST submit a final written abstract for consideration. Presenters will be notified by July 7, 2023 of their selection.

Important Dates

  • Monday, June 12: Abstract deadline
  • Friday, July 7: Presenter notification of selection to present
  • Thursday, July 20: RSVP to attend without presenting
  • Wednesday, July 26: Practice Zoom Meeting for presenters (afternoon, time TBD)
  • Friday, July 28: OVSOT Virtual Summer Meeting

Abstract Guidelines

Abstracts describing the results of experimental studies must answer two questions (“What was done?” and “What was found?”) and must contain the following:

  • A statement of the rationale and scope of the study presented
  • A brief description of the experimental procedures
  • The data that resulted from the study
  • The principal conclusion(s) based on interpretation of the results

Abstracts are limited to 2,300 characters (character count does not include spaces or title, authors, institutions.) No tables, figures, or chemical structures. All non-standard acronyms are described. Write in paragraphs without subheads or headers such as “Introduction” or “Methods.”

Abstract Submission Form