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Undergraduate Education Program—Sunday

2019 Undergraduate Education Program Schedule

Sunday, March 10

Hyatt Regency Baltimore

7:30 AM–8:00 AM Check-In for Registered Students Constellation Foyer
8:00 AM–12:00 Noon Toxicology Presentations Constellation A
8:05 AM–8:10 AM Welcome—Leigh Ann Burns Naas, SOT President, Gilead Sciences Inc.
8:10 AM–9:00 AM How Do Inhaled Pollutants Exert Toxicity Outside the Lung?—Timothy R. Nurkiewicz, West Virginia University School of Medicine
9:00 AM–9:50 AM Preventing Drug Side Effects While Treating Cancer: Clues from a Patient's DNA and Urine—Lauren M. Aleksunes, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
10:00 AM–11:10 AM Case Study: Going for Your First Drive in Toxicology—Using the US EPA CompTox Chemicals Dashboard—Maureen R. Gwinn and Antony J. Williams, US EPA
11:10 AM–12:00 Noon Investigative Toxicology: An Exciting Journey in Exploratory Science—Myrtle A. Davis, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
12:00 Noon–12:40 PM Lunch and Networking Constellation A
12:45 PM–1:55 PM Breakout Sessions for Students
Graduate School: How to Get In and What to Expect? Graduate Student and Academic Advisor Perspectives
Baltimore, Annapolis, Frederick, Columbia
12:45 PM–1:55 PM Breakout Session for Advisors
Tips for Advising Prospective Graduate Students or How to Get Your Students Accepted to Graduate School
2:05 PM–3:00 PM Career Roundtable: Opportunities in Toxicology Baltimore, Annapolis, Frederick, Columbia
3:00 PM–5:00 PM Open time with Academic Toxicology Program Directors and Internship Sponsors Constellation F
5:15 PM–6:30 PM SOT Awards Ceremony CC Ballroom III
6:30 PM–7:30 PM Welcome Reception CC Hall A
7:30 PM–9:00 PM Student/Postdoctoral Scholar Mixer Hilton Baltimore Holiday 4


Undergraduate Education Program participants have access to the web resources available from the year they participated. Materials include meeting schedules, participant rosters, speaker slides, Annual Meeting activities, SOT resources for undergraduates, and more. Participants are encouraged to use these materials as references when considering graduate school and careers in toxicology.