Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], May 3 (ANI / NewsVoir): In a major boost to Chitkara School of Pharmacy’s global initiative to create a safer and healthier world, the Society of Toxicology (SOT) has sanctioned a $ 4,000 grant in under the SOT Global Initiative Funding 2021.
SOT is a professional and academic organization of scientists based in the United States dedicated to creating a safer and healthier world by advancing science and increasing the impact of toxicology.
The grant will help students at Chitkara Faculty of Pharmacy to experience activities consistent with the Society’s global priorities. SOT encourages proposals to represent collaborations between the Society, SOT component groups, SOT committees, and other toxicology organizations.
SOT serves the needs of scientific discipline to improve human, animal and environmental health; lifelong learning and intellectual scientific stimulation; diversity of representation in all activities of society and integrity.
Dr. Nitin Verma, director of Chitkara Faculty of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, had applied for this funding. He explained that the grant will be used to hold the conference on the topic “The science of PFAS: chemistry, public health, environmental multimedia measures” in August 2021, as one of the priorities of the sustainable development goals: clean water and sanitation and climate action. . Experts from the United States, Canada, Australia and other parts of the world will participate in this conference.
“It is designed to provide assessment practices as well as the latest methods in risk assessment of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, cosmetics and medical devices. Participants will learn all aspects of risk assessment and will receive a certificate accrediting that they have successfully completed the course, “said Dr. Ashok K Chitkara, Rector of Chitkara University, Punjab and Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh.
The Society of Toxicology is a scholarly society based in the United States that supports scientific research in the field of toxicology. Founded in 1961, SOT is a professional and academic organization of scientists from academic, governmental, and industrial institutions representing the wide variety of scientists practicing toxicology in the United States and abroad.
The mission of the Society is to create a safer and healthier world by advancing science and increasing the impact of toxicology. SOT is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in all its activities, committees, groups and communities. Welcoming diversity and optimizing inclusion maximizes commitment, creativity and innovation among members. He insists on a culture of respect, recognizes that words and actions are important.
Chitkara University, located near Chandigarh, has become the most vibrant and high ranking university in North India. With another campus in Himachal Pradesh, the university offers courses in engineering, technology, business, planning, architecture, art design, mass communication, sales marketing, hospitality management, pharmacy, health sciences and education.
With state-of-the-art infrastructure, scientifically driven pedagogy and strong industry collaborations, Chitkara University not only attracts the most exemplary students from across the country, but with its support for placement without problems, it can also help them develop high-growth careers. .
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