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2018 Society of Forensic Toxicologists- Student Enrichment Program

Learn about a Career as a Forensic Toxicologist

Forensic toxicology applies the principles of analytical chemistry, pharmacology and toxicology to determine the presence of drugs in biological samples and interpret analytical findings within the context of a legal investigation. Applications of forensic toxicology include (but are not limited to):

  • Medicolegal Death Investigation
  • Workplace Drug Testing
  • Drug Facilitated Crimes
  • Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs
  • Sports Doping
  • Student Enrichment Program (SEP)

Undergraduate and graduate students interested in forensic toxicology are invited to participate in a one-day educational outreach program as part of the 2018 Annual Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT) Meeting. The SEP will take place on Monday, October 8, 2018 from 8am-5pm at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Students will learn about various disciplines within forensic toxicology and what knowledge and skills are necessary for this exciting career path from practicing forensic toxicologists.

To sign up, please fill out an application on the SOFT website. If more individuals sign up that can be accommodated, SEP participants will be selected on the basis of the application.

May, 2018