NorCal SETAC is the Northern California Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) and provides local opportunities for students and professionals working in the fields of environmental toxicology and chemistry. SETAC is a not-for-profit, worldwide professional organization comprised of individuals and institutions dedicated to the study, analysis and solution of environmental problems (scarificateur électrique), the management and regulation of natural resources, research and development and environmental education. Our mission is to support the development of principles and practices for protection, enhancement and management of sustainable environmental quality and ecosystem integrity.
NorCal SETAC is the Northern California Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.
The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry is a not-for-profit, worldwide professional organization comprised of individuals and institutions dedicated to the study, analysis and solution of environmental problems, the management and regulation of natural resources, research and development and environmental education. Our mission is to support the development of principles and practices for protection, enhancement and management of sustainable environmental quality and ecosystem integrity.
Regional Chapter Bylaws
NorCal SETAC Regional Chapter Bylaws (PDF)
SETAC North America 34th Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, November 17-21, 2013
THANKS TO OUR MEMBERS
Thank you to our new and renewing members. In particular, our sustaining members provide the majority of our operating budget for the annual meeting. Our gratitude and appreciation go out to the following organizations for their continued support of NorCal SETAC activities and missions.
2014 Silver Sustaining Member(s)
2014 Bronze Sustaining Members (alphabetical)
Environmental Resources Management
International Zinc Association
San Francisco Estuary Institute
Sierra Foothill Laboratory
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Please support our Chapter as a Sustaining Member for the 2011 calendar year
These funds will be used for:
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Also feel free to contact individual board members for specific issues as well.
Southern CA SETAC
Society of Toxicology
Northern California events
San Francisco Bay Joint Venture
Aquatic Invasives Species Project & Newletters
American Chemical Society
-ACS Environmental Dvision
-ACS AGRO Division: Chemistry for and from Agriculture
-Surviving and Succeeding in Grad School: Chemistry (ACS webinar)--May 8
The Genetic and Environmental Toxicology Association of Northern California (GETA) Afternoon Symposium, May 14, 2014, 12:30-5:00pm
Individuals Looking for Job or Internship? Companies/Agencies looking for an Employee or Intern? Please send your information to firstname.lastname@example.org for posting to this site. Posting is done as a courtesy to our members; information is not verified by the NorCal SETAC Board.
SETAC Career Center
Society of Toxicology Career Guide
San Francisco Bay Joint Venture Jobs Page
Current Job Openings:
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)/Cal EPA is accepting applications for a Staff Toxicologist in the Ecological Risk Assessment Section of the DTSC Human and Ecological Risk Office (HERO). The position requires a Ph.D. in Toxicology, Pharmacology, Biochemistry or similar field and postdoctoral experience in Toxicology or a closely related field. The Staff Toxicologist independently provides expert scientific support in the areas of toxicology, human and ecological risk assessment and exposure assessment, along with a variety of tasks directly related to ecological toxicology and risk assessment. DTSC is part of the California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA). The Department's primary responsibilities are to regulate hazardous waste management activities; clean up contaminated sites; and support the development of waste reduction, recycling, and treatment as alternatives to land disposal of hazardous waste. DTSC also has recently instituted programs such as the Green Chemistry Initiative (GCI) Toxicity Information Clearinghouse and the GCI Safer Consumer Products. DTSC offices are located in Sacramento, Berkeley, and the Los Angeles area (Chatsworth and Cypress). The final filing date for this position is 1/29/2015.
For more information on the DTSC, the California state hiring process, and the position duties and responsibilities, follow these links:
for further information, you may also contact
Brian Faulkner, Ph. D.
Ecological Risk Assessment Section (ERAS) Chief
Human and Ecological Risk Office
Brownfields and Environmental Restoration Program
Department of Toxic Substances Control
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Please stay tuned for the 2015 NorCal SETAC Student Scholarship application.
NorCal SETAC is proud to announce the availability of applications for our 2014 graduate and undergraduate student scholarships. Students attending universities and colleges in the NorCal SETAC region conducting research on topics related to environmental toxicology and chemistry, and the environmental sciences in general are eligible to apply. In addition to the monetary awards, students determined to have the first, second, and third best proposals will also receive a one year membership to NorCal SETAC. The deadline for submitting applications was April 1, 2014. Winners will be announced on May 7, 2014, at the NorCal SETAC Annual Meeting.
Applications can be submitted to Dave Ostrach (email@example.com)
NorCal SETAC 2013 Scholarship Recipients
Career, Fellowship, Internship Information (also see Jobs page)
SETAC Career Center
Society of Toxicology Career Guide
2014 SRA Student Merit Award
Sustainability: Research, Tools, and Policies
May 6 and 7, 2014
Clark Kerr Campus, UC Berkeley
All presenters must register for the meeting.
Membership in NorCal SETAC is included with meeting registration.
Read an article about the California Safer Consumer Products Regulations
DIRECTIONS TO CLARK KERR CAMPUS
May 6 - Short Course
May 7 - Plenary, platform, and poster presentations
Plenary speaker: Martin (Marty) Mulvihill , Ph.D., Executive Director of the Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, "A Systems Approach to Safer & More Sustainable Chemistry"
Platform (15 min. and 5 min. Q&A;) and Poster Sessions (Please format your poster to fit onto 60” x 48" poster boards)
Awards Ceremony and Social (food and drink will be provided)
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NorCal SETAC Annual Meeting Registration $55-85
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Student-Mentor Lunch $0
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Fall 2010 - Letter from the President