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Award Title Annual "Paper of the Year" Award 
Award Description The Dermal Toxicology Specialty Section is requesting nominations for the DTSS Annual Paper of the Year Award in recognition of an exceptional recent publication in the field of skin toxicology and pharmacology. To be eligible, the paper must have been published or in press in a peer-reviewed journal during the period of August 1 to July 31 and first-authored by an SOT member. Each nomination must be accompanied by an electronic copy of the publication. The award consists of a certificate and a monetary honorarium. The recipient will be announced at the Annual Meeting of the Dermal Toxicology Specialty Section at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and must be willing to give a 5–10 minute presentation of their work at the DTSS reception.To apply: please submit a copy of the publication in electronic form to Gabe Knudsen by December 12, 2022.

For more information contact: Gabe Knudsen, DTSS Senior Councilor  
Deadline December 12 
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Award Title Edgewell Personal Care Student and Postdoctoral Award 
Award Description

Edgewell Personal Care is sponsoring monetary awards $250 each for one student and one postdoctoral fellow. The winners will receive a certificate of recognition at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting. Each candidate whose abstract related to dermal toxicology has been accepted by the SOT for presentation at the Annual Meeting must submit a copy of the abstract in electronic form. The recipient must be willing to give a 5–10 minute presentation of their work at the DTSS reception. To apply: Please submit a copy of the accepted abstract in electronic form by December 12, 2022. Please state in the message that you are either a graduate student or postdoctoral fellow.

Applications should be submitted to: Gabe Knudsen, DTSS Senior Councilor

 
Deadline December 12 
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Award Title Informa Healthcare Award  
Award Description The Informa Healthcare Award is presented for the best paper in dermal toxicology published in the Journal of Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology. The winner receives a certificate of recognition and a subscription to the Journal of Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology. Each nomination must be accompanied by an electronic copy of the publication. The recipient will be announced at the Annual Meeting of the Dermal Toxicology Specialty Section at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and must be willing to give a 5–10 minute presentation of their work at the DTSS reception. To apply: please submit a copy of the publication in electronic form to Gabe Knudsen by December 12, 2022.

For more information contact: Gabe Knudsen, DTSS Senior Councilor  
Deadline December 12 
Applicable Documents  
 
Award Title Stratacor Postdoctoral Award 
Award Description

Stratacor sponsors the postdoctoral award for skin-related research to a candidate for his/her contribution to advancing the understanding of skin toxicology and pharmacology. Each candidate whose abstract has been accepted by the SOT for presentation at the Annual Meeting must submit a copy of the abstract in electronic form. The award consists of a certificate and a monetary honorarium. The recipient will be announced at the Annual Meeting of the Dermal Toxicology Specialty Section at the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting and must be willing to give a 5–10 minute presentation of their work at the DTSS reception. To apply: Please submit a copy of the accepted abstract in electronic form to Gabe Knudsen.

For more information contact:Gabe Knudsen, DTSS Senior Councilor

 
Deadline December 12 
Applicable Documents  
 

2022 Dermal Toxicology Specialty Section Award Recipients

Informa Healthcare Award: (S)-(-)-N-[2-(3-Hydroxy-2-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-indol-3-yl)-ethyl]-acetamide inhibits melanoma cell growth through inducing apoptosis and autophagy. Dawei Wang, Qing Li, Yue Wang, Yuanchun Jiang. Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology, 2021 Dec; 40(4):293–299.

Annual Paper of the Year Award: Anneliese Striz, PhD
Cytotoxic, genotoxic, and toxicogenomic effects of dihydroxyacetone in human primary keratinocyte

Postdoctoral Award sponsored by Stratacor: Alexandra Nail, PhD
Chronic Arsenic Exposure Reduces DNA Damage Response Activation in Human Keratinocytes

DTSS Postdoctoral Fellow Award sponsored by Edgewell Personal Care: Neha Mishra, PhD
Network of miRNAs regulating inflammatory and fibrotic responses in sulfur mustard-induced skin injuries in mice

DTSS Student Award sponsored by Edgewell Personal Care: Gisselle Rodriguez
Toxic Effects of Cosmetic Products through Epigenetic Reprogramming of Dermal Stem Cells