Mech SS Sheldon D. Murphy Student and Postdoctoral Endowment Award
Opens Aug 14 2023 12:00 AM (EDT)
Deadline Dec 1 2023 11:59 PM (EST)
Description

Description

The Sheldon D. Murphy Memorial Fund was established in memory of Sheldon D. Murphy, a SOT Charter Member, and its fourteenth President (1974–1975). Dr. Murphy was an inspiring leader who made substantial contributions in toxicology education, research and public service. This Memorial Fund honors Dr. Murphy’s considerable contributions to the science of toxicology.

Criteria:

  1. PhD candidate (i.e., passed comprehensive exams) or postdoctoral trainee at the time of the 2024 Annual Meeting.
  2. SOT member (pending status ok)

Nominee Selections are made by an appointed committee of Mechanisms Specialty Section officers based on the overall scientific quality of the abstract and the relevance to mechanistic toxicology. Note graduate student and postdoctoral trainee applications will be judged separately.

Required submission materials:

  • Cover letter with a short statement that should contain:
    1. Impact of the research on the field of toxicology (<150 words).
    2. Status as a PhD candidate or postdoctoral trainee
    3. Date of advancement to PhD candidacy (graduate students only)
  • Submitted abstract for the 2024 SOT Annual Meeting. The student should be the primary author and contributor to the work described.

The materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Recipients will be announced at the Mechanisms Specialty Section business meeting at the SOT Annual Meeting and will receive a certificate and cash award. This award is made possible by the Sheldon D. Murphy Student Award Endowment Fund.

Questions? Contact SOT Mechanisms.

Endowment Fund
Sheldon D. Murphy Memorial Fund

Mech SS Sheldon D. Murphy Student and Postdoctoral Endowment Award


Description

The Sheldon D. Murphy Memorial Fund was established in memory of Sheldon D. Murphy, a SOT Charter Member, and its fourteenth President (1974–1975). Dr. Murphy was an inspiring leader who made substantial contributions in toxicology education, research and public service. This Memorial Fund honors Dr. Murphy’s considerable contributions to the science of toxicology.

Criteria:

  1. PhD candidate (i.e., passed comprehensive exams) or postdoctoral trainee at the time of the 2024 Annual Meeting.
  2. SOT member (pending status ok)

Nominee Selections are made by an appointed committee of Mechanisms Specialty Section officers based on the overall scientific quality of the abstract and the relevance to mechanistic toxicology. Note graduate student and postdoctoral trainee applications will be judged separately.

Required submission materials:

  • Cover letter with a short statement that should contain:
    1. Impact of the research on the field of toxicology (<150 words).
    2. Status as a PhD candidate or postdoctoral trainee
    3. Date of advancement to PhD candidacy (graduate students only)
  • Submitted abstract for the 2024 SOT Annual Meeting. The student should be the primary author and contributor to the work described.

The materials must be submitted as PDF files.

Recipients will be announced at the Mechanisms Specialty Section business meeting at the SOT Annual Meeting and will receive a certificate and cash award. This award is made possible by the Sheldon D. Murphy Student Award Endowment Fund.

Questions? Contact SOT Mechanisms.

Opens
Aug 14 2023 12:00 AM (EDT)
Deadline
Dec 1 2023 11:59 PM (EST)

Categories
SOT Endowment Awards
Component Groups
Graduate Students
Endowment Fund
Sheldon D. Murphy Memorial Fund