Biological Modeling Specialty Section Best Trainee Abstract Award

Society of Toxicology

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Grant amount: Approximately US $500

Anticipated deadline: Dec 31, 2020

Applicant type: PhD Student

Funding uses: Conference

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Virginia

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Society of Toxicology

Founded in 1961, the Society of Toxicology (SOT) is a professional and scholarly organization of scientists from academic institutions, government, and industry representing the great variety of scientists who practice toxicology in the US and abroad. The Society’s mission is to create a safer and healthier world by advancing the science and increasing the impact of toxicology.

SOT operates under the guiding principles of:

  • Serving the needs of the scientific discipline and our members to enhance human, animal, and environmental health
  • Life-long learning and intellectual scientific stimulation
  • Diversity of representation in all activities of the Society
  • Integrity

SOT is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all of its activities. We assert that diversity and inclusiveness include many factors, such as gender, race/ethnicity, employment sector, nationality, geographic location, physical ability, and scientific expertise and perspective. Embracing diversity and optimizing inclusion maximizes the range of creativity and innovation in our Society and our science.

Biological Modeling SS Best Trainee Abstract Award

The Biological Modeling Specialty Section (BMSS) will present the BMSS Best Trainee Abstract Award to the lead author of the best biologically-based computational modeling abstract at the BMSS Business Meeting and Reception during the SOT Annual Meeting. An achievement plaque will be presented to the lead author of the winning abstract.

Any student or postdoctoral abstract submitted to SOT for the annual meeting which indicates a biologically-based computational modeling focus or impact is eligible for this award.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • All student or postdoctoral SOT abstracts, both poster and platform presentations, that have been accepted by the SOT for presentation at the upcoming Annual Meeting are eligible.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member. Students who are not SOT members must have a major advisor who is a Full or Associate SOT member.