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TOXICOLOGY/bionet.toxicology PASSES: 259 YES to 1 NO

BIOSCI Administrator biosci-help at net.bio.net
Thu May 11 15:16:29 EST 1995

I am pleased to announce that the proposal to create the mailing list
and newsgroup TOXICOLOGY/bionet.toxicology passed by a vote of 259 YES
to 1 NO.

The group should be up and running in a few days.  E-mail subscribers,
please await a formal opening announcement in this forum before
requesting subscriptions.

Proposal to etablish TOXICOLOGY/bionet.toxicology

Proposed USENET name:       bionet.toxicology

Proposed mailing list name: TOXICOLOGY

Proposed e-mail addressess: toxicol at net.bio.net
                            toxicol at daresbury.ac.uk

Discussion leader:          Dr. Charles A. Miller
                            rellim at mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu
                            Dept. Environmental Health Sciences
                            Room 374, Center for Bioenvironmental Research
                            Tulane University School of Public Health
                               and Tropical Medicine 
                            1430 Tulane Ave. Box SL29
                            New Orleans, LA 70112
                            Ph. 504-585-6942
                            Fx. 504-585-6939

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.

Formation of 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 offers, etc., related to the 
              discipline of toxicology.

Discussion topics will include (among other more specific topics):

- biotransformation of toxicants
- systemic toxicology
- teratogenesis, genetic toxicology, and carcinogenesis
- cellular, biochemical, and molecular toxicology
- environmental toxicology
- analytical and clinical toxicology
- occupational toxicology
- forensic toxicology
- regulatory toxicology and toxicological risk assessment
This news group will not be moderated (edited). Participants shall
adhere to the general regulations regarding posting to news groups: a)
individuals posting information to this forum should use proper
"netiquette", b) the forum is not intended to aid students with their
homework assignments, c) the forum is used only for non-commercial
purposes, d) individuals must avoid conflicts of interest when posting

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