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LEADERSHIP

SLAS Fellows: Honor and Thanks to Elite Group of Society Contributors

The Society recently invited a select group of members from around the world to become the first class of SLAS Fellow Members. This distinguished new membership category is an earned honor that celebrates all those who have made important leadership contributions to our Society since it was founded in 2010. Together, we will celebrate the inaugural class of SLAS Fellow Members when they are introduced at SLAS2017 in Washington, DC, this coming February.

SLAS2017 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

The Rich Legacy of Women in Science: Tenacity, Perseverance and Creativity

A 300-year history of scientific discovery emerges in SLAS2017 Keynote Presenter Rachel Swaby’s 2015 book, Headstrong: 52 Women Who Changed Science – and the World. Sharing tenacity, perseverance and creativity, these scientists challenged obstacles and advanced knowledge in the fields of medicine, biology, genetics, physics and more.

3D CELL CULTURE

Shaking Up 3D Culture: Novel Systems Agitate Cells to Facilitate Cell-Based Screening

For life sciences discovery and technology professionals, working with 3D culture has numerous advantages, including emulation of the in vivo environment; high cell yields from less laboratory space; and a significant reduction in costs of labor and consumables.