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L-SETAC Virtual Student Event

Greetings Laurentian SETAC, Join us for our first L-SETAC Virtual Student Event! This year, our Best Presentation Awards are going virtual! The top two presenters will win a free registration to the SETAC North America Virtual Meeting (SCICON2, formerly known as SETAC NA, Fort Worth, TEXAS), and a one year SETAC NA student membership. Please RSVP to to receive the Zoom meeting link and password. Featuring: Claire Bottini, University of Western Ontario Knowledge of molt sequence is key to linking feather mercury with environmental exposure in songbirds Noa Gang, Carleton University The relationship between dioxin exposure and adult-onset diabetes Sarah Wallace, Institut national de la recherche scientifique Identifying molecular biomarkers of exposure and effects in embryonic birds exposed in ovo to diluted bitumen Jasmine Yu, University of Toronto A review of microplastics categorization schemes to facilitate source apportionment: Implications for North American freshwaters Jonathan Blumenthal, University of Toronto Stockholm Convention National Implementation Plans suggest global PCB elimination unlikely by 2028 Title: L-SETAC Virtual Student Event Speaker: Students whose area of research focuses on Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry When: Wednesday, September 9th, 2020, 6:30-8:15 pm EST Where: ONLINE via Zoom! Cost: Free! But please consider donating to the Laurentian SETAC student fund. RSVP: Please RSVP to to receive the meeting link and password. Eligibility criteria: – Project must be in an area of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry – Students must be (or become) a member of Laurentian SETAC prior to abstract submission. – Students must be enrolled at, or have conducted their research at, a post-secondary institution within the L-SETAC geographic area Why participate? – Winning students will become SETAC North America members (prize includes one-year membership) – Winning students are expected to present their research at the SETAC North America SCICOM meeting How to submit your abstract: Submit your abstract by August 31 2020, at midnight EST. – Please follow the guidelines in the abstract outline.

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