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Scientific Innovation and Inspiration Highlight an Energetic LabAutomation2011:
LabAutomation2011 Plays Host to an Exceptional Line-Up of Industry Visionaries
Chad A. Mirkin, Ph.D., George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry and Director of International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University, and Member of the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
Daryl Lund, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Food Sciences and Emeritus Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison
John M. Butler, Ph.D., NIST Fellow and Group Leader, Applied Genetics Group, Biochemical Science Division, Chemical Science & Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology.
LabAutomation2011 featured the world's robust exhibition on laboratory automation. The exhibit floor showcased the latest and most innovative technologies from more than 240 different companies, 40 first-time exhibitors, and more than 40 new product launches:
FIRST Partners With SLAS for LabAutomation2011. FIRST Featured Beach Cities Robotics, Team 294 from Mira Costa and Redondo Union High Schools, Redondo, California and the Holy Cows, Team 1538 from High Tech High, San Diego, California.
The SLAS Student Mixer Returns to LabAutomation2011:
Innovation AveNEW offered entrepreneurial companies in the laboratory automation and technology field a venue for collaborative interaction and exposure for their product and/or service concept:
Back for the second year by popular demand, The River Dogs band rocks out to the classics at the LabAutomation2011 Opening Night Launch Celebration, generously sponsored by Agilent Technologies.
$10,000 SLAS Innovation Award Winner:
Kamlesh Patel, Senior Scientist, Sandia National Laboratories, was honored for his outstanding podium presentation, Preparation of Nucleic Acid Libraries for Ultra High Throughput Sequencing with a Digital Microfluidic Hub.
SLAS New Product Award (NPA) Designation recognizes the top three outstanding new products showcased at LabAutomation2011:
Cellasic Pearl Microfluidic Hepatocyte Culture System
Covaris, Inc. LE220 Ultrasonicator
Microsaic Systems Ltd Microsaic 3500 MiD
LabAutomation2011 Student Poster Winners:
1st Place: Kelly Karns, University of California, Berkeley
"Human Tear Fluid-Based Point-of-Care Diagnostics Enabled by Integrated Microfluidic Systems"
2nd Place: Amy Hsiao, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
"High-Throughput 3D Spheroid Culture and Drug Testing Using a 384 Hanging Drop Array"
3rd Place: Vinay J. Nagaraj, The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University, Tempe
"Miniature Electronic Biosensor for the Detection of Glycan Biomarkers"