Charter and information on bionet.toxicology news group

Chuck Miller rellim at MAILHOST.TCS.TULANE.EDU
Tue Nov 3 10:21:31 EST 1998

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TOXICOLOGY News Group Charter:

The TOXICOLOGY forum is a BIOSCI/bionet news group created for the purpose
of rapid information exchange between toxicologists and other researchers.
Appropriate topics for this forum include any kind of information that is
relevant to toxicology.

The toxicology news group will provide :
- a forum for the discussion of ideas, problems, and recent developments in
toxicological research.
- a means for obtaining research protocols, strains, molecular and chemical
- a means of developing collaborations between labs.
- a bulletin board for any announcements concerning meetings, congresses,
new informational databases, job announcements, etc., related to the
discipline of toxicology.

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I hope that all investigators, students, and others with an interest in
toxicology will participate in this news group.

Virtually yours,

Dr. Charles A. Miller, III,  rellim at mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu
Toxicology News Group Discussion Leader
Dept. Environmental Health Sciences
Rm. 374 Center for Bioenvironmental Research
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Tulane University Medical Center
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