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Association of Scientists of Indian Origin—SOT

A home away from home for the Indian Origin Toxicologists

Who We Are

Association of Scientists of Indian Origin, a Special Interest Group within Society of Toxicology (ASIO-SOT) is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization. It acts as a scientific and educational society and establishes open channels of communication among all the Indian origin toxicologists. ASIO-SOT is a “home away from home” in the USA for all the toxicologists of Indian origin around the world. It honors and recognizes senior scientists who have made an impact in toxicological sciences as well as provides awards to outstanding postdoctoral fellows and graduate students for their research. The members meet every year at the SOT meeting and/or otherwise keep in contact with each other through networking in order to facilitate and augment professional development, individually and collectively.

Mission Statement

To provide a support network, foster collaborations and professional development opportunities for the toxicologists of Indian origin living around the world.

Key Goals of ASIO

Network and Support: To provide a platform to the members to network with fellow toxicologists of Indian origin and form a strong support group for their professional development.

Mentoring: To provide a platform for facilitating mentoring for students, postdocs and junior toxicologists, and serve as a resource for career development for toxicologists of Indian origin.

Leadership: To provide leadership opportunities to all the members for developing their leadership skills.

Recognize: To recognize the members for their hard work and scientific contribution by awarding the deserving candidates. ASIO will promote and help members to apply for SOT awards and receive due recognition for their work.

Connect With ASIO

Let’s Connect & Grow

If you are visiting the USA for SOT meeting, you are welcome to attend ASIO reception at SOT annual meeting and connect with hundreds of toxicologists of Indian origin at one place!

  • Become an ASIO member and receive regular email updates and newsletters. ASIO membership is free for students who are SOT members. For membership details, check out our Membership tab.
  • Connect with us on social media—Facebook and LinkedIn. No, it does not require formal membership. Any toxicologist interested in ASIO can connect.