• Midwest SETAC is a non-profit (501)(c)(6) organization dedicated to the use of multidisciplinary approaches to examine the impacts of chemicals and technology on the environment. The chapter is operated as an independent affiliate of the international SETAC organization and is wholly responsible for the information provided. Feel free to contact us (contact information on the Chapter Governance Tab) with questions.


  • An annual spring MW SETAC Chapter scientific training course and professional symposium
  • Communicate and network


  • Student travel awards to help subsidize costs of presenting at the annual North America SETAC meeting.  Chapter support for the awards varies depending on the location of meeting and number of applicants
  • Student presentation awards at annual SETAC spring meeting to support research
  • Work with corporate sponsors to support student travel and presentation awards

Benefits of membership include

  • Networking with fellow scientists and regulators in region
  • Opportunities for involvement in mentoring of young scientists for outreach activities
  • Eligibility to present research at annual meetings
  • Eligibility to win student travel or research awards
  • Eligibility to vote in elections to influence the direction of the chapter.

​​What do we do?


  • Promote research, education, training and development of the environmental sciences.
  • Encourage interactions among environmental scientists and disseminate information on environmental toxicology and chemistry.
  • Sponsor scientific and educations programs and provide a forum for communication among professionals in government, business, academia and other segments of the environmental science community involved in the use, protection and management of the environment.

Our ​Midwest SETAC organization

​​Who Are We?

Submit your abstract through Friday, 8 February, 2019

27th Annual Midwest SETAC Meeting

 March 21 ‐23, 2019  | University of Wisconsin La Crosse, La Crosse, WI

Meeting Theme:  Healthy Ecosystems for a Healthy Life

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