Travel awards available for poster and oral presenters

Dr. Edward Carney was an active and dedicated member of the ASCCT, and a partner, mentor and friend to many in our fields. His passion and leadership will continue to inspire investigators in in vitro and in silico toxicology through the Edward Carney Predictive Toxicology Award. This award will be provided to the first author of a winning poster at each ASCCT annual meeting. The winner will receive a $500 cash award to assist with travel and/or research expenses.

Also, Dr. Ray Tice, a leader in the development and use of high-throughput test methods and other alternatives, established the Tox21 Student Award, which will be awarded to the graduate student first author of a winning poster or oral presentation. The winner will receive a $500 cash award to assist with travel and/or research expenses.

Authors wishing to be considered for either award should send an electronic copy of their completed poster or slide presentation in PDF format in advance of the meeting for judging (by Friday, September 20) (send to ksullivan@pcrm.org), and the prizes will be awarded during the social reception September 25th.