SETAC Globe - Environmental Quality Through Science
Why Am I a Member of SETAC?
Charlie Menzie
Charlie Menzie“What is SETAC, and why are you associated with them?” Have you ever gotten this question? I do all the time. How do I respond?

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INSIDE VOLUME 18, ISSUE 11
2 November 2017
 
SETAC MinneapolisMinneapolis Here We Come!
Teresa Norberg-King and Dalma Martinovic-Weigelt
The SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting is just a week and a half away.  Everything is ready for a fabulous meeting. Find out what talks to see, what social events are available or how to get around Minneapolis.

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Tom AugspurgerThoughts from the SETAC North America President
Tom Augspurger
“Pollution is the largest environmental cause of disease and premature death in the world today.” That’s the eye-catching and alarming first sentence of a recent Lancet Commission report on pollution and health.

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SETAC Argentina Board of Directors membersThe Use of Agrochemicals in Argentina: Promoting Interactions Among Academia, Government and Business
Mirta Menone and Fabi Lo Nostro
The SETAC Argentina Chapter, together with the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (UADE), conducted a successful one-day workshop titled “The use of agrochemicals in Argentina, a multisector approach,” on 25 August in Buenos Aires.

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SETAC Rome, ColosseumStudents Volunteers Wanted for SETAC Rome
Delphine Delire
SETAC Europe is looking for students to assist on-site during the SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting, which will be held from 13–17 May 2018 in Rome, Italy.

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tributyltinEndocrine Disruptor Testing and Risk Assessment Interest Group Tackles Hot New Topics
Annegaaike Leopold and Heiko L. Schoenfuss
There are a number of endocrine-related sessions this November at the SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis that you will not want to miss. We would also like to personally invite you to submit papers and posters to the two EDTRA-sponsored sessions for the SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting in Rome.

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Blog writing, laptopThe IEAM Blog Can Be Your Outlet for Science Communication
Jen Lynch
Articles focusing on science outreach and communication are increasingly in demand. How is SETAC filling a role in providing science and communication outreach to meet this demand?

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Fly, Wolf BlanckenhornDung Organism Toxicity Testing Standardization Interest Group Spotlight
Jörg Römbke
In 2002 the DOTTS Interest Group was founded. What? You don’t know what the DOTTS Interest Group is or what they do?

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Ruth HullSenior Resource Group Spotlight: Ruth Hull
Matt Moore
This month, the Senior Resource Group highlights the accomplishments and career of Ruth Hull, senior scientist at Intrinsik Corporation in Toronto, Canada.

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SETAC Minneapolis registration

 
NEWS AND UPDATES
Download the app for the SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Register on-site for the meeting. Download a copy of the meeting program.

Register for the 23rd SETAC Europe LCA Case Studies Symposium in Barcelona, Spain. Check out the meeting program.

Submit an abstract and apply for the Young Scientist Award by 29 November for the SETAC Europe 28th Annual Meeting in Rome, Italy. Become a sponsor for the meeting. Submit your volunteer application by 31 December.

Thank you to the outgoing SETAC North America Board of Directors and welcome to the newly elected members.
 
SETAC JOURNALS
IEAM volume 13, issue 6What’s New in IEAM
Structured identification of response options to address environmental health risks at the Agbogbloshie electronic waste site
Danielle Cazabon, Julius N Fobil, George Essegbey, Niladri Basu
Volume 13, Issue 6
 
ET&C cover 36:10What's New in ET&C
Sequestration of TCDD by activated carbon eliminates bioavailability and the suppression of immune function in mice
Stephen A. Boyd, J. Brett Sallach, Yingjie Zhang, Robert Crawford, Hui Li, Cliff T. Johnston, Brian J. Teppen, Norbert E. Kaminski
Volume 36, Issue 10
 
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