The Society of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry

Southern California Chapter

The Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
is a nonprofit, worldwide professional society
We are comprised of individuals and institutions engaged in:
  • the study, analyses, and solutions of environmental problems;
  • the management and regulation of natural resources;
  • environmental regulation and research and development.
SETAC's mission is to support the development of principles and practices that will protect, enhance and manage sustainable environmental quality and ecosystem integrity.
SETAC also promotes advancing and applying scientific research related to environmental contaminants and other stressors, environmental science education, and using science in environmental policy and decision-making.
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Chapter News & Events

February 5, 2020

SoCal SETAC will conduct a one-day training on MOLECULAR TOOLS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING with a focus on cell bioassays and RNA-based qPCR.

Venue: Ventura Crowne Plaza

Date/Time: Sunday April 26, 2020, 10:30a to 5:00p

The course will provide background information on these technologies and case studies examples. Attendees will participate in hands-on data analysis exercise to learn how to evaluate...

December 6, 2018

(San Diego, CA) -- Nautilus Environmental, Inc. announces its official transition to Enthalpy Analytical (Enthalpy), a subsidiary of Montrose Environmental Group (Montrose). Nautilus was the first toxicity laboratory to join Enthalpy in 2016, followed by EnviroSystems, Inc. on the East Coast in 2017. Now, Nautilus and EnviroSystems have rebranded to form the foundation of Enthalpy’s environmental t...

October 22, 2018

A new MS program has been created for future conservation leaders: the Coastal Science and Policy Program at the University of California Santa Cruz.

The MS program emphasizes international diversity, entrepreneurship and data-driven action to achieve conservation at scale. The curriculum incorporates experience-based learning, hands-on research, and a deep understanding of the multifaceted proble...

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