ISRTP/RSESS Student Award

ISRTP has collaborated with the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Regulatory and Safety Evaluation Specialty Section (RSESS) annually since 2010. to contribute toward the ISRTP/RSESS student award. This is an award for the best student poster addressing an area of interest to ISRTP and is presented at the RSESS meeting at the annual SOT meeting.

ISRTP/RSESS Student Award SOT 2018

ISRTP was pleased to present a $500 award to Dr. Wei-Chun Chou for the top abstract submitted to SOTs Regulatory and Safety Evaluation Specialty Section (RSESS) travel award program for 2018.

Dr. Chou, a Graduate student at the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington, was recognized for his presentation at the 2018 SOT Annual meeting in Baltimore, Bayesian Evaluation of Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Modeling for Perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) to Characterize the Interspecies Uncertainty between Mice, Rats, Monkeys, and Humans.

With Dr. Chou is Dr. Jay Ansell of the Personal Care Products Council presenting the check for ISRTP.

Student Award Recipients to date:

2010 Ji Zhiying, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley
Numerical chromosome aberrations in the peripheral lymphocytes of workers exposed to low levels of benzene

2011 Corie Ellison, Pharmacology and Toxicology Dept., State University of New York at Buffalo
Construction and validation of a human PBPK/PD model for chlorpyrifos exposure using human biomarker data

2012 Dingsheng Li, Environmental Healh Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Physiologically-based pharmakokinetic modeling of polyethylene glycol-coated polyacrilamide nanoparticles in rats

2013 Rebecca Alyea, Post-doc in Toxicology and Environmental Research and Consulting at Dow Chemical Company
Is the current product safety assessment paradigm protective for transgenerational epigenetic effects?

2014 April D. Lake, Curriculum of Toxicology,: University of North Carolina/U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Mode of action profiles for pesticide compounds with rodent liver tumor outcomes

2015 Mira Pavkovic, Post-doc in Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School.
Early detection of kidney toxicity in humans using urinary microRNA-21,-200c and -423.

2016 Brittany Weldon, graduate student In Environmental Health and Occupational Sciences at the University of Washington.
“A framework for the derivation of a health-based occupational exposure limit for silver”.

2017 Dr. Rui Xiong, post-doctorial researcher at the U.S. FDA’s National Center for Toxicologial Research.
“Evaluating mode of action of acrolein toxicity in an in vitro human airway tissue model.”

2018 Dr. Wei-Chun Chou, a Graduate student at the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington.
“Bayesian Evaluation of Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Modeling for Perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) to Characterize the Interspecies Uncertainty between Mice, Rats, Monkeys, and Humans”