African Society for Toxicological Sciences

The African Society for Toxicological Sciences (ASTS) is a not-for-profit organization of scientists in academia, industry and governmental organizations from around the world. Members of ASTS include scientists and policy-makers who are interested in health and environmental issues that affect the continent of Africa. ASTS seeks to promote the acquisition and utilizations of knowledge in the toxicological sciences relevant to the continent of Africa.

 



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International Union of Toxicology (iutox.org)

World Library of Toxicology (toxipedia.org)

Society of Toxicology (toxicology.org)

Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (setac.org)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (niehs.gov)

World Health Organization (who.int)




New Job Openings in Toxicology
Please note that these jobs opened today and will close next Thursday, Sept 3.

These are open: any U.S. citizen may apply.

Please share this information widely.

Toxicologist
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/414257700

Technical Information Specialist
https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/414288300


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Egypt Conference: Global Advances in Toxicology: Africa in Focus
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Dear Colleagues, Friends and Guests


It is our privilege and great pleasure to invite you to join the MITC Global Advances in Toxicology: Africa in Focus. On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I am delighted and honored to welcome all the diacritical researchers and toxicologists to our conference which will be held on 9 September, 2015 at Mansoura, Egypt.

It will broadly cover all disciplines of Toxicology from primordial research to the latest scientific breakthroughs and highlight global scientific interactions and innovative collaborations.

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Announcement of the ASTS Satellite Conference/Mixer at 2014 SOT Annual Meeting
Dear Colleagues,
I'm writing to officially invite you to the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, March 23-27, 2014. This year's activity will also include an evening reception for all current and potential ASTS members and friends as well as sympathizers. Highlights of the evening will include a presentation by Dr. Aina Adeogun of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Please spread the word and mark your calendars!

Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Location:
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown
340 N 3rd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Room: Paradise Valley

Presentation: Prof. Aina Adeogun, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria: “Endocrine disrupting chemicals in the African Environment: Status and Challenges”

Abstract: There is growing concern worldwide on the effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDC's) on aquatic organisms and wildlife. Aquatic organisms are particularly vulnerable to exposure because their ecosystems act as sinks for a wide variety of pollutants and this has prompted the development of molecular assays to monitor environmental impacts. In Africa however, the mechanistic approach to elucidate such effects on the reproductive success of aquatic organisms is poorly understood in most states.
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OTHER RECENT NEWS

2013 Election Results
2013-07-03 10:23:12

Announcement of the ASTS Satellite Conference/Mixer at SOT
2013-02-15 22:54:59

2013 Conference Announcement. Update: SUSPENDED
2012-11-27 18:00:18
   

LOOKING BACK THROUGH THE NEWS



EPA Announces Kenneth Olden Is ORD's New Director of NCEA and HHRAP
2012-06-06 11:12:17


The Society of Toxicology launches the Global Senior Scholar Exhange Program
2011-08-04 16:46:36


Announcement of 2011 ASTS Election Results
2011-08-02 14:55:58


2011 ASTS nominations for and election of General and Publicity Secretaries
2011-07-10 16:56:38


ASTS Announces 2011 Nomination and Election
2011-01-10 11:17:31


DEVELOPMENT OF TOXICOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURES IN AFRICA: UNDERSTANDING THE PREMISE AND MAPPING THE APPROACH
2011-01-03 16:43:32


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