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SLAS Welcomes Christine Diedrich to the Role of Publishing Manager

SLAS Welcomes Christine Diedrich to the Role of Publishing Manager

April 17, 2019

SLAS is pleased to announce the hiring of Christine Diedrich to the role of Publishing Manager. Diedrich will oversee all aspects of publishing for both SLAS’s peer-reviewed journals, SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology, including planning, budgeting and operations.

 

SLAS International Conference and Exhibition Honored with Trade Show Executive's

SLAS International Conference and Exhibition Honored with Trade Show Executive's "Fastest 50" and "Next Fastest 50" Awards

April 11, 2019

The 2018 SLAS International Conference and Exhibition has been recognized by Trade Show Executive Magazine as a recipient of its annual “Fastest 50” and “Next Fastest 50” Awards.

 

 

$100,000 Graduate Education Fellowship Grant Awarded to Carine Nemr of the University of Toronto

$100,000 Graduate Education Fellowship Grant Awarded to Carine Nemr of the University of Toronto

March 26, 2019

SLAS is honored to announce Carine Nemr, Ph.D. candidate from the University of Toronto (Canada), as the 2019 SLAS Graduate Education Fellowship Grant recipient. This is the fourth year the SLAS grant has been awarded and Nemr is the first recipient from Canada.

 

New from SLAS Technology: Nanoparticle Strategies for Biomedical Applications

New from SLAS Technology: Nanoparticle Strategies for Biomedical Applications

March 20, 2019

The April edition of SLAS Technology features a special collection of articles prepared by biomedical and chemical engineering students at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA, USA) that illustrate the growing use of nucleic acids for gene augmentation.

 

Introducing April's SLAS Discovery Cover Article: Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance through New Medicinal and Synthetic Chemistry Strategies

Introducing April's SLAS Discovery Cover Article: Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance through New Medicinal and Synthetic Chemistry Strategies

March 20, 2019

The April cover article of SLAS Discovery features “Addressing Antimicrobial Resistance through New Medicinal and Synthetic Chemistry Strategies,” by Monika I. Konaklieva, Ph.D., an online ahead-of-print article first published in December 2018.

 

New SLAS Technology Auto-Commentary Available

New SLAS Technology Auto-Commentary Available

February 28, 2019

In a new SLAS Technology auto-commentary the authors of “Analytical Measurements and Efficient Process Generation Using a Dual-Arm Robot Equipped with Electronic Pipettes,” highlight and discuss the main findings of their novel integration of electronic piston pipettes into an automation system using a dual-arm robot to perform liquid handling tasks similar to human operators.

 

SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology Announce 2019 SLAS Journal Achievement Awards

SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology Announce 2019 SLAS Journal Achievement Awards

February 22, 2019

The SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology editors and editorial boards, in partnership with SAGE Publishing, announced their annual achievement award winners at a special reception at the SLAS 2019 International Conference and Exhibition earlier this month.

 

SLAS Announces its Annual Life Science and Technology Awards

SLAS Announces its Annual Life Science and Technology Awards

February 13, 2019

A full list of this year's SLAS2019 science and technology award winners is now available. Each year SLAS recognizes several award winners who represent the best of the Society's programs and mission. This year, eight awards and $15,000 in cash were given out.

 

Cristian Soitu, University of Oxford, Recognized with Innovation Award at SLAS2019

Cristian Soitu, University of Oxford, Recognized with Innovation Award at SLAS2019

February 11, 2019

SLAS recognized Cristian Soitu, M.Eng. and Ph.D. Candidate at University of Oxford, with the SLAS Innovation Award at SLAS2019 International Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC. Soitu received the award as recognition of his exceptional podium presentation on Microfluidic Chambers Using Fluid Walls for Cell Biology.

 

New Product Award Winners Announced at SLAS2019

New Product Award Winners Announced at SLAS2019

February 6, 2019

Three New Product Award winners were announced on Tuesday, February 5, at a special press conference held at the SLAS International Conference and Exhibition in Washington, DC.

 

 

OCTN: A Small Transporter Subfamily with Great Relevance to Human Pathophysiology, Drug Discovery and Diagnostics

OCTN: A Small Transporter Subfamily with Great Relevance to Human Pathophysiology, Drug Discovery and Diagnostics

January 29, 2019

A new review by researchers from the University of Calabria (Italy) explores OCTNs, a small but intriguing group of transporters that are opening new frontiers in drug design research for improving drug delivery and predicting drug-drug interactions.

Announcing the 2018 SLAS Technology Ten: Translating Life Sciences Innovation

Announcing the 2018 SLAS Technology Ten: Translating Life Sciences Innovation

January 24, 2019

The SLAS Technology Ten annually showcases ten individual articles that stand out as the most innovative scientific achievements published in SLAS Technology in the past 12 months.

 

Advances in 3D and Organoid Cell Culture

Advances in 3D and Organoid Cell Culture

January 23, 2019

A new collection of reviews and original research articles in SLAS Technology illustrate how new technologies and advanced cell culture are accelerating basic research, drug discovery and drug development.
 

 

Amy Wilkinson Promoted to SLAS Director, Global Events

Amy Wilkinson Promoted to SLAS Director, Global Events

January 10, 2019

SLAS is happy to announce the promotion of Amy Wilkinson, CMP, to Director, Global Events. Wilkinson will direct the overall planning, management and execution of all of the Society’s educational programs, including two annual international conferences and quarterly topical and regional symposia.