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SLAS Grant Program Offers Dollars and Support

By Sabeth Verpoorte, Ph.D.

SLAS is a professional society deeply rooted in sharing ideas and information. From its beginning, the SLAS leadership has believed this also means providing for the next generation of leaders. That’s why SLAS continues to generously support programs such as the SLAS Tony B. Academic Travel Award and SLAS Student Poster Competition.

CRISPR TECHNOLOGY

John Doench: Advancing Functional Genomics through Collaborative Science

SLAS2019 Conference Co-Chair John Doench, Ph.D., associate director of the Genetic Perturbation Platform and institute scientist at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (Cambridge, MA, USA), believes in collaborative science. That’s why he’s at the Broad, and it is why he’s dedicated to working with others at SLAS to be sure the SLAS International Conference and Exhibition delivers ideas and connections that enable scientists to make a difference.

PERSONALIZED DIET

Gut Reaction: SLAS2019 Keynote Speaker Eran Segal Decodes the Human Digestive Tract to Discover Precision Nutrition

A quest for a personal best resulted in a shift in research focus for Eran Segal, Ph.D., who digs deep into the microbiome of the human gut for clues to optimizing health and preventing and fighting disease by building a better diet.