Society of Toxicology

Society of Toxicology

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.

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Professional association
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Globally (various continents)
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SOT interacts with a wide variety of organizations and agencies in order to have greater success in fulfilling its mission of “creating a safer and healthier world by advancing the science and increasing the impact of toxicology.”

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Through the MOU with NIEHS, SOT has committed to “pursue collaborative efforts such as liaison communications, partnerships, and events that promote best practices associated with common interests and missions” in efforts to “improve the identification, characterization, and prevention of environmentally related disease.”

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

NIOSH and SOT agreed to work collaboratively through partnership, now and in the future, to promote best practices associated with exposure science and control.

US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA)

The US FDA and SOT agreed to work collaboratively through partnership to promote best practices associated with regulatory science and toxicology.

Organization MembershipsAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

AAAS is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing science for the benefit of all people.

Americans for Medical Progress (AMP)

AMP is dedicated to nurturing public understanding of and support for the humane, necessary and valuable use of animals in medicine.

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC)

AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs.

Council of Scientific Society Presidents (CSSP)

CSSP is committed to “Advancing Leadership in Science and Technology” and to establishing policies and programs that will ensure a bright future for 21st century science.

Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB)

FASEB is a coalition of biomedical researchers and scientific societies dedicated to advancing health and welfare by promoting progress and education in biological and biomedical sciences through service to member societies and collaborative advocacy.

International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX)

IUTOX is the voice of toxicology on the global stage. The organization seeks to increase the knowledge base of toxicological issues facing humankind and to extend this knowledge to developing societies and nations.

National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR)

NABR provides the unified voice for the scientific community on legislative and regulatory matters affecting laboratory animal research.

Scientific Liaison Coalition (SLC)

The Scientific Liaison Coalition is a partnership of scientific societies with the goal of improving public health through a collaborative interdisciplinary approach.

States United for Biomedical Research (SUBR)

SUBR is a network of nonprofit associations who have joined forces to promote health through science and education and to enhance public understanding of and support for biomedical research, including the humane care and use of research animals.

The Society of Toxicology has established a special category for private, public, and not-for-profit organizations that wish to contribute to the success of the Society.

The SOT President of the Society, with the approval of the SOT Council, may on an annual basis invite any firm, association, corporation, institution, or subdivision thereof, to become an SOT Global Partner in support of the Society. SOT reviews the character of supporters and approves receiving funding from supporters. SOT reserves the right to refuse acceptance of funds from any organization whose goals, objectives, or past actions are deemed counterproductive to those of the Society. SOT does not accept contributions from tobacco companies, nor does it permit tobacco companies to be SOT Global Partners. Organizations interested in becoming an SOT Global Partner, should contact SOT Headquarters.

Why Support SOT

By becoming an SOT Global Partner, organizations are:

  • Supporting the premiere toxicology society in increasing the scientific impact of and advocating for the value of toxicology;
  • Contributing to the success of the largest scientific meeting in toxicology and attracting scientists at all stages of their careers from around the globe;
  • Promoting the importance of education and building for the future of toxicology; and
  • Encouraging activities aligned with the prediction and prevention of toxicity and disease.

Benefits of Partnership

In appreciation of this commitment, SOT Global Partners receive the following:

  • Access to member-restricted information on the SOT website via ToXchange;
  • Reduced rate for SOT Job Bank services;
  • Complimentary registration for the Annual Meeting for one attendee for the 2018 Annual Meeting taking place March 11–15, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas;
  • Reduced registration for onsite and online SOT Continuing Education Courses;
  • Complimentary room rental for one ancillary meeting at the SOT Annual Meeting;
  • Prominent listing on the SOT website, in the Annual Meeting signage and materials, including the Preliminary Program and final Program;
  • SOT Member Publications, including Annual Meeting information and the Communiqué;
  • Electronic and print subscriptions to the SOT official journal, Toxicological Sciences.