Teratology Society makes a splash at SOT - Thank you to our volunteers!

Elise and Linda in TS Booth at SOT 2018.jpgOn March 12-14, 2018, the Teratology Society exhibited at the ToxExpo as part of the Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Booth #1932 was the place to be - to catch up with old friends and make some new connections!

Thank you to the 24 members (listed below), ranging from student members to past presidents, who made this possible by volunteering their time to work in the booth and share their enthusiasm for the Teratology Society with attendees! Special thanks to Elise Lewis and Linda Roberts for taking time out of their busy schedules at SOT to make sure things were running smoothly in the booth throughout the event. 

Other Teratology Society-related activities at SOT included the following:chris and bethany.jpg

  • Mary Alice Smith, Tom Knudsen, Alan Hoberman, and John DeSesso participated in the Scientific Liaison Coalition (SLC) meeting on Sunday, March 11. Mary Alice Smith chaired the meeting in her role as SLC Chair. Tom Knudsen also spoke at the meeting regarding FutureTox IV Progress to Maturity: Predictive Toxicology for Healthy Children, of which he is the Chair, which will take place November 14-16, 2018, in Arlington, VA.
  • Alan Hoberman attended the IUTOX-hosted Global Collaboration Coffee on Monday, March 12. This event was chaired by Barbara Hales in her role as IUTOX Secretary-General. Bill Slikker also presented as the Chair of the Organizing Committee for the International Congress of Toxicology XV which will take place July 15-18, 2019 in Honolulu, Hawaii.Pic2.jpg
  • Dana Shuey attended the Teratology Society Global Gallery Poster in the ToxExpo during the attended poster session on Monday, March 12. 
  • Alan Hoberman presented information about the Teratology Society at the SOT Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Specialty Section (RDTSS) Reception on Wednesday, March 14. This event was chaired by Kary Thompson in her role as SOT RDTSS President.


IMG_1773.JPGTeratology Society Booth Volunteers:

  • Chris Bowman
  • Connie Chen
  • Pragati Coder
  • Christine Curran
  • Michael Garry
  • Bethany Hannas
  • Alan Hoberman
  • Nicole Kleinstreuer
  • Steve Harris
  • Chris Lau
  • Elise LewisIMG_1770.JPG
  • Norbert Makori
  • Sue Makris
  • Bob Parker
  • Linda Roberts
  • Kristal Rychlik
  • Dana Shuey
  • Nisha Sipes
  • Mary Alice Smith
  • Don Stumpts booth.jpg
  • Kary Thompson
  • Sara Vliet
  • Lauren Walker
  • Amy Williams

Thank you also to Imoh Ekasi-Otu, Teratology Society Program Coordinator, who was in San Antonio where his SOT hat at the registration desk. Imoh took care of the Teratology Society booth set up and breakdown. 

We hope everyone who went to SOT had a positive experience. Thank you to all who served as ambassadors of the Teratology Society while there!

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