Deadline to Submit an Abstract is Feb 12th

CPRC-SETAC wants to remind students and professionals alike that the deadline to submit an abstract for our Annual Spring Meeting, April 23, 2018, to be held at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA is approaching quickly. The deadline, February 12, 2018, is just one-month away! For details and submission guidelines please see the announcement (HERE).  Stay tuned for more details about the keynote speaker and ½ day workshop on April 22nd!



Executive Committee Positions Open!!!!

Are you a member of CRPC and want to become more involved with our chapter?  CPRC is looking for motivated volunteers to fill several positions becoming available in 2018. Positions like these provide a unique opportunity to gain leadership experience, expand your network, and positively affect our regional chapter and its members!

Nominations open in mid-January and elections will occur in February, so get your application ready!

For details, please go to:

SETAC NA Student Travel Award Deadline is tomorrow DEC 1st!!!

CPRC SETAC is again offering student members another opportunity to help cover travel expenses to SETAC North America in Minneapolis, MN, Nov. 12-16 2017!

The CPRC SETAC board has approved funding for 2 to 4 student travel awards of $250 to $500 each depending on the number of applicants.  To qualify for an award, you must (1) be a current student member of CPRC as of October 20th, 2017 and (2) have presented a platform or poster at the SETAC Minneapolis meeting.

To apply for the award, email the following to

  1. Your name/address/affiliation
  2. A copy of your abstract and SETAC NA session number/title
  3. A letter of support from your academic advisor (letter can include statements about overall research plans and future aspirations)
  4. Proof of attendance at SETAC NA Meeting in Minneapolis (e.g. meeting badge, etc.)

The application deadline is December 1st, 2017.

If you have questions or need additional information, check out our website and/or send an email to


CPRC will be hosting a number of events at the SETAC North America 38th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN. Here is a snapshot of what we will be up to. You’re invited to all of these activities, and we encourage you to bring a colleague!

All Week

  • A CPRC poster will be on display in SETAC Central highlighting our year round activities.
  • Check out presentations by colleagues from the CPRC region by using our handy list of presentations and room listings.

Tuesday, November 14th

  • We will have our annual chapter meeting from 1:00 – 2:00 pm in M100FG; all are welcome!

Join your fellow CPRC colleagues for dinner (pay-on-your own). For further details and to RSVP click here.     #CPRCsetac


Hurry!! Registration closes tomorrow for the Autumn Dinner!

Don’t miss your chance to register for the CPRC SETAC Autumn Dinner! Registration closes tomorrow, October 18th!


Wednesday, October 25, 2017 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)

Busboys and Poets, 1025 5th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

 Ticket Information – Students: $25; Professionals: $40

Your ticket includes a salad starter, entrée, soft drinks and coffee, a presentation, networking opportunity and great company.


Register at: