The SLAS Fellow Member Program

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The SLAS Fellow Member Program launched in 2016 to recognize the exceptional contributions of SLAS’s most valued contributors. SLAS Fellow Members represent the epitome of SLAS as a mission-driven organization that focuses on serving life sciences professionals via practitioner-driven knowledge, education and peer-to-peer connections.

Join or renew your SLAS Premier Membership to begin your journey to becoming an SLAS Fellow Member.

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*Denotes 2023 Fellows

SLAS Fellow Members

Michelle Arkin, Ph.D.
University of California - San Francisco

Ellen Berg, Ph.D.
DiscoverX Corporation

Marc Bickle, Ph.D.
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Manuela Beil-Peter
Analytik Jena GmbH

Roger Bosse, Ph.D.
BioSignal2 Inc.

John Thomas Bradshaw, Ph.D.

Robert Campbell, Ph.D.
Twentyeight-seven Therapeutics

Anne Carpenter, Ph.D.
Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT

Taosheng Chen, Ph.D.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Edward Kai-Hua Chow, Ph.D.
National University of Singapore

Sabrina Corazza
Axxam Spa

J. Colin Cox, Ph.D.

Sue Crimmin, Ph.D.

Melissa Crisp, Ph.D.
Eli Lilly and Company

Malcolm Crook, Ph.D.
Peak Analysis & Automation Ltd.

Sammy Datwani, Ph.D.

Emilio Diez Monedero, Ph.D.

Hakim Djaballah, Ph.D.
Keren Therapeutics

Alain Donzel, Ph.D.
Scitec Research S.A.

Richard M. Eglen, Ph.D.
Corning Life Sciences

Richard Ellson, M.S.
Labcyte Inc.

Frank Fan, Ph.D.
Promega Corporation

Haian Fu, Ph.D.
Emory University

Ralph Garippa, Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering

J. Fraser Glickman, M.S.P.H., Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University

Marcie Glicksman, Ph.D.

Alexander Godfrey, Ph.D.
Automated Chemistry, National Center For Advancing Translational Sciences

Rose Gonzales, Ph.D.

*Maciej Grajewski
SG Papertronics B.V.

Peter Grandsard

Clive Green, Ph.D. 

Philip Gribbon, Ph.D. 
Fraunhofer IME

Steven Hamilton, Ph.D
The Hamilton Consulting Group 

David Herold, Ph.D., M.D.
Veterans Administration Medical Center/University of California, San Diego

Dean Ho, Ph.D.
UCLA Division of Oral Biology and Medicine and
KYAN Therapeutics

*Geoffrey Holdgate

Kamran Honarnejad, Ph.D.
Fraunhofer ITEM

Rob Howes, Ph.D.

William Janzen, Ph.D.

*David Jennions, Ph.D.

Daniel Kamei, Ph.D.
University of California, Los Angeles

Katy Kettleborough

Deok-Ho Kim, Ph.D. 
University of Washington

Gary Kramer, Ph.D.

Eberhard Krausz, Ph.D.

Jörg Kutter, Ph.D.
University of Copenhagen

Jonathan A. Lee, Ph.D.
Eli Lilly and Company

Melanie Leveridge

*Jan Lichtenberg

Andreas H. Luippold, Ph.D.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG

Ricardo Macarron, Ph.D.

Julio Martin, Ph.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine

Lorenz Mayr, Ph.D.

*Coleman Murray

*Kristen Nailor
BioMolecular Resources (Genentech)

Andrew Napper, Ph.D. 
Bristol Myers Squibb

Jonathan O'Connell, Ph.D. 
Dewpoint Therapeutics

Christian Parker, Ph.D.
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research Inc.

David Pechter, Ph.D.
Pechter Technologies

*Oliver Peter
Isorsia Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.

Yohann Potier, Ph.D.
Tessera Therapeutics

Shalini Prasad, Ph.D.
University of Texas, Dallas

Stephen Rees, Ph.D., O.B.E.

*Mario Richter

Terry Riss, Ph.D. 

Mark Russo, Ph.D.
Bristol Myers Squibb

Mariafrancesca Scalise, Ph.D. 
University of Calabria

Louis Scampavia, Ph.D. 
Scripps Research

Burkhard Schaefer
BSSN Software

Craig Schulz, Ph.D.

Ian Shuttler, Ph.D.

Peter Simpson, Ph.D. 
Medicines Discovery Catapult

Daniel Sipes, M.S.
The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation

*G. Sitta Sittampalam

Timothy Spicer, Ph.D. 
The Scripps Research Institute

James D. Sterling, Ph.D.
Keck Graduate Institute

Paul Taylor, M.S. 
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.

*Kim Titus
Corning Life Sciences

Cathy Tralau-Stewart, Ph.D.

Dana Vanderwall, Ph.D.
Bristol-Myers Squibb

*Steven P. van Helden
Pivot Park Screening Centre

Sabeth Verpoorte, Ph.D.
University of Groningen

Fabien Vincent, Ph.D.

Andrea Weston, Ph.D.

Aaron Wheeler, Ph.D.
University of Toronto

Mary Jo Wildey, Ph.D.

Jonathan Wingfield, Ph.D.

Pak Kin Wong, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University

Andy Zaayenga

Zhenggrong Zhu, Ph.D.

SLAS Fellow Member Prerequisites

To earn an invitation to become an SLAS Fellow Member, candidates must meet several prerequisites:

  • Candidate must possess five (5) years professional experience after terminal degree/post-graduate training

  • Candidate must have at least three (3) consecutive years as a dues-paying SLAS member (or membership by contribution)

  • Candidates must have accrued at least five (5) points in technical content and volunteer service contribution to the Society, with at least one point from each of the categories:
    • Technical Content Contribution: Candidate must have contributed technical content to the greater SLAS community by way of a podium presentation(s) at an SLAS event, delivering an SLAS technical webinar or e-learning program, chairing an SLAS Special Interest Group and/or authoring a manuscript published in one of SLAS’s scientific journals.

    • Volunteer Service Contribution: Candidate must have served SLAS in an official volunteer leader/contributor capacity on select organizational committees including the SLAS Board of Directors, an SLAS Council, Nominating Committee, a Scientific Program Committee, Journal Editorial Boards, Conference or Symposia Program Planning Committee – Conference Chairs, Track Chairs and Session Chairs included.

See the table below for engagement point values associated with content and service contributions.

What SLAS Fellow Members Receive

In addition to well-deserved and prestigious recognition, SLAS Fellow Members receive a host of exclusive benefits:

  • Premier Plus Member benefits, including subscriptions and online access to both of SLAS’s Scientific Journals
  • Recognition at annual SLAS international conference and exhibition
  • Invitation to a special event at the annual SLAS international conference and exhibition
  • SLAS Fellow Member Certificate
  • SLAS Fellow Member lapel pin
  • Perpetual inclusion on the listing of SLAS Fellow Members on
  • Ability to use the SLAS Fellow Member logo in personal e-mail and on curriculum vitae

Ongoing Requirements of SLAS Fellow Members

SLAS Fellow Members are required to pay SLAS membership dues annually.


Please contact Gina Anzalone, SLAS Membership Manager, with any questions or to check your current eligibility toward becoming an SLAS Fellow Member.

SLAS Fellow Members – Content and Service Contribution Requirements

5 total points, with at least one from content contribution and one from volunteer service activities, are required to earn an invitation to become an SLAS Fellow Member. Questions on your current status? Contact Mary Geismann at SLAS Headquarters.

Content – Technical Presentations (1 point per) Content – Journal Manuscripts or Issue Guest Editor (2 points per) Service – Volunteer Leadership (2 points per role)
  • Conference Podium Presentation
  • Technical Webinar
  • Special Interest Group Chair
  • Short Course Instructor
  • Corresponding author of an accepted manuscript in SLAS Discovery or SLAS Technology
  • Guest editor of entire issue of SLAS Discovery or SLAS Technology

Served volunteer leadership position in significant SLAS committee/ oversight entity:

  • Board of Directors
  • Regional Council
  • Nominating Committee
  • Scientific Planning Advisory Committee
  • Journal Editorial Board
  • Conference Program Planning Committee
    • Chair/Co-Chair
    • Track Chair & Assistant Track Chair/Co-Chair