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Meet Our New SETAC North America Board Members

14 March 2019|2019, Member News, Member Spotlights, Volume 20 Issue 3|

Teresa Norberg-King, SETAC North America Vice President

Last fall, we added six new members to the SETAC North America (SNA) Board of Directors. I would like to introduce them to you! Four new board members are from academia and hail […]

New Microplastic IG Keeping Busy with Workshops, Sessions and More

14 March 2019|2019, Group News, Interest Group News, Volume 20 Issue 3|

Susanne M. Brander, Oregon State University; Jelena Grbic, University of Toronto; Chelsea Rochman, University of California, Davis; Todd Gouin, TG Environmental Research; Amy Lusher, NIVA Norwegian Institute of Water Research; Denise Mitrano, Eawag – Swiss federal Institute of Aquatic […]

Soil Biodiversity and How to Protect Soil Ecosystems

14 March 2019|2019, Events, Focused Topic and Symposia, Volume 20 Issue 3|

Jörg Römbke, ECT Oekotoxikologie, and Kees van Gestel, Vrije Universiteit (symposium chairs); Liesje Mommer, Netherlands Institute of Ecology and Wageningen University; Silvia Pieper, Federal Environment Agency; and Mike Coulson, Exponent International Ltd. (SETAC Special Science Symposium Steering Committee)

The SETAC […]

North America Student Advisory Council: NASAC 101

14 March 2019|2019, Committee News, Group News, Volume 20 Issue 3|

Leah Thornton Hampton, NASAC Chair; Derek Green, NASAC Vice Chair; and Alex MacLeod, NASAC Outgoing Chair

It’s 2019, and as always, the North America Student Advisory Council (NASAC) is gearing up for another busy year! You’re a student and you’ve never heard of […]

Environmental Careers with a Purpose

14 March 2019|2019, Leadership Corner, Volume 20 Issue 3|

Tamar Schlekat, SETAC Scientific Affairs Manager

The hashtag #careerpivot is trending in my LinkedIn feed, promoted by mid-career professionals seeking “jobs with purpose.” Led by millennials and Generation Z, workers these days do not just want a job that provides a […]

In Memoriam: Frank Mastrocco, DABT

14 March 2019|2019, In Memoriam, Member News, Volume 20 Issue 3|

Daniel Caldwell, Johnson & Johnson

Frank Mastrocco, a long-time member of SETAC, died suddenly at home in Bayville, New York, on 27 December 2018.

Frank received his B.S. and M.S. in toxicology from St. John’s University, New York, in 1985, and was […]

Unique Joint Conference in Cape Town This May

14 February 2019|2019, Annual Meetings, Events, Volume 20 Issue 2|

Beatrice Opeolu, SETAC Cape Town Chair; Sabine Barrett, SETAC North America Communications Manager; Charles Menzie, SETAC Global Executive Director

Two international professional societies– the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) and the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) – are […]

SETAC Helsinki: Opportunities Abound in the Land of the Midnight Sun

14 February 2019|2019, Annual Meetings, Events, Volume 20 Issue 2|

Jen Lynch, SETAC Publications Director, and Delphine Delire, SETAC Europe Communications Manager

New at SETAC: The Writers’ Lab

The Writer's Lab

The SETAC journals are sponsoring a new event – The Writers’ Lab[…]

A Global Perspective in the New SETAC Strategic Plan

14 February 2019|2019, Leadership Corner, Volume 20 Issue 2|

Gertie Arts, SETAC President

What Does the New SETAC Strategic Plan Tell Us?

The purpose of the Strategic Plan is to define SETAC’s strategic priorities for the next three to five years. Strategic priorities were designed to fulfill and enhance […]

SETAC North America Focused Topic Meeting: Environmental Risk Assessment of PFAS

14 February 2019|2019, Events, Focused Topic and Symposia, Volume 20 Issue 2|

Mark Johnson, Focused Topic Meeting Chair

A SETAC North America Focused Topic Meeting (FTM) on “Estimating Environmental Hazard and Risks from Exposure to Perfluorinated and Polyfluorinated Alkyl Substances (PFAS)” is planned for 12–15 August 2019 at the Durham Convention Center in […]

Communicating Face-to-Face With EFSA

14 February 2019|2019, Committee News, Group News, Volume 20 Issue 2|

José Julio Ortega-Calvo, Institute of Natural Resources and Agrobiology, Spanish National Research Council (CSIC)

Since my last update, many activities related to communication between the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and its academic stakeholders (ACADs) (academic refers here to […]

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