Who we are and what we do

The American College of Toxicology brings together professional scientists from around the globe to advance applied toxicology. Our members represent the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, contract research organizations, regulatory agencies, academia, and consulting firms.

Our Mission

The American College of Toxicology is committed to educating, leading, and serving professionals in toxicology and related disciplines by promoting the exchange of information and perspectives on applied toxicology and safety assessment.

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2024 Annual Meeting Session Proposals Open

Deadline is December 15

Registration Is Open for Our 44th Annual Meeting

The most-anticipated event of the year, the ACT Annual Meeting offers a welcoming and collegial atmosphere for new and returning attendees.

The 44th Annual Meeting will include the wide-ranging scientific program you expect from our in-person meeting. Explore the latest science through distinguished plenary lectures, the traditional poster viewing session reception, and corporate-hosted webinars. Recognize outstanding scientists during the Awards Ceremony. Expand your network through professional and social events and activities, including the Welcome Reception and Closing Social, among other events!

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Be Part of ACT

Be a part of a powerful network of 1,000 professional toxicologists throughout the world who are dedicated to advancing science.

ACT provides educational, networking, and research opportunities to propel your career and growth—whether you’re a student or an early career toxicologist, have several years of experience, or are a seasoned professional. Join ACT
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Educational Offerings

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Drive your career forward through a wide range of training courses, from foundational to advanced levels of education.

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eLearning Seminars

Learn at your own pace through online toxicology seminars led by experts in the field.

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Broaden your understanding of toxicology through quarterly webinars offered live and on demand.

News from the College


Read the latest on upcoming courses, webinars, and other activities on the ACTalks blog.

ToxChats Podcasts

Tune in to the ACT podcast, ToxChats, for cutting-edge news in toxicological research from around the globe.

ACTalks to Members

Engage with news and information on the College curated for the ACT membership.

Our Services

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