Edward W. Carney Trainee Award Fund
The Edward W. Carney Trainee Award Fund was established in 2015 through the Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Specialty Section (RDTSS) of the Society of Toxicology (SOT) and the Teratology Society. The purpose of the Fund is to encourage education and training in reproductive and developmental toxicology. Proceeds will be used to support graduate student or postdoctoral scholar travel to meetings that offer significant educational opportunities in the field of reproductive and developmental toxicology, such as the Annual Meetings of the Teratology Society and Society of Toxicology.
This fund is being administered through SOT due to SOT's matching policy; and after the balance surpasses $50,000, it will become a permanent named fund in Ed’s honor. Both RDTSS and the Teratology Society were very involved in helping establish this fund and an awards committee consisting of members from both societies has been established.
The Teratology Society and SOT RDTSS and are urging its members to consider making a donation in Ed’s memory to this fund which benefits future young scientists in reproductive and developmental toxicology and benefits both Societies. More information about this award and its funding requirements can be found on the Edward W. Carney Trainee Award Fund section of the SOT website and donations may be made using the Donation Form. There is no minimum contribution.
Details about the award criteria and nomination and selection process may be found HERE. The deadline for nominations for Edward W. Carney Trainee Award Fund travel support to the Teratology Society's 56th Annual Meeting is February 15, 2016.