Ozark-Prairie Regional SETAC Chapter
Ozark-Prairie Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental
Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) provides a forum for scientists and
students in the broad fields of Environmental Toxicology and
Environmental Chemistry to exchange information pertinent to the
Ozark-Prairie region and offers assistance and support to students
entering these professions.
meetings are held the third week of May, usually after completion of spring terms
of Universities in the region. Meeting locations rotate among MO, OK,
IA, IL and KS.
last 1.5 days, with an option for short courses at some meetings. Meetings
include: a plenary session with invited speakers; contributed poster and
platform sessions, which include student award competitions; meetings
of the general membership and the board of directors. Other meeting
activities include field trips and socials, opportunities for
networking, camaraderie, and friendly athletic competition.
Our region consists of large portions of the central United States, including much of the Ozark Plateau, the "Corn Belt" and Great Plains. In recent years, chapter membership has included residents of Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and the Dakotas.