2011 SOT Plenary and MRC Lecture: Toxicology: 1860-2010 150 Years of the Political Science

To commemorate SOT’s 50th Anniversary, the Smithsonian Institution and SOT are holding an all-day seminar for the public featuring the latest research in the science of toxicology, and information about the positive and adverse effects that chemical, biological, and physical substances can have on people, animals, and the environment. We are surrounded by chemicals that may be beneficial, harmful, or neither depending on the dose.

Guest speaker talks about how poisons interact with an organism and provides an overview of cell damage and repair, cancer-causing chemicals, and chemicals that disrupt reproduction and development.

Speaker: Michael A. Gallo, PhD, DABT, ATS, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and Marion Ehrich, PhD, DABT, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (Dr. Ehrich’s presentation begins at approximately 42:40.)