The SFET - French Society on Toxinology is an association governed by the French law of July 1 and decree of August 16, 1901, and whose creation was decided at the 1st Meeting on Toxinology, in November 17, 1993.
The purposes of the SFET are to:
- Promote the development of research in all areas concerning venoms or animal, plant and microbial toxins (modes of action, use in the analysis of the structure and functioning of their molecular targets, biotechnology and chemistry) .
- Favor exchanges between researchers, by the organization of once-a-year meeting.
- Disseminate knowledge and stimulate the relations between basic and applied research.
- Contribute to the continuous progress of scientific and technical level in Toxinology and participate to the education in this field.