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The ASPET Division of Toxicology Junior Investigator Award has been established to recognize excellent original research by early career investigators in the area of Toxicology.  The award is presented annually and consists of $500, a plaque, and complimentary registration plus partial travel expenses (to a maximum of $500) for the winner to attend the awards ceremony at the annual meeting. Nominees for this award must have a doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, MD, Pharm.D, DVM), be within 15 years of having received their final degree, and a member of ASPET. There is a requirement for two nominators, although more are acceptable. Nominators must be members of ASPET. An individual cannot nominate more than one candidate per award cycle. The primary criterion for the award is the excellence and originality of research conducted by the candidate in the field of toxicology. Selection will be made by the Executive Committee of the Division of Toxicology. 

Nominations must be submitted electronically to by January 10, 2015, 5:00 PM EDT and shall consist of:

  • Two or more letters of nomination and support 
  • A summary (limited to two pages) that describes the importance of the candidate’s research contributions to the field of toxicology 
  • The candidate’s curriculum vitae and publication list 
Last Updated: August 7, 2017

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