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.

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*Denotes 2024 Fellows

SLAS Fellow Members

*Elizabeth Admirand
Frontier Medicines

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

*Douglas S. Auld, Ph.D.
Novartis for Biomedical Research

Manuela Beil-Peter

*Matt Boeckeler

Roger Bosse, Ph.D.
BioSignal2 Inc.

John Thomas Bradshaw, Ph.D.
JTP Technical Solutions

*Marybeth Burton

Robert Campbell, Ph.D.
Redona Therapeutics

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

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

J. Colin Cox, Ph.D.
Hexagon Bio

Sue Crimmin, Ph.D.
Independent Consultant

Melissa Crisp, Ph.D.
Eli Lilly and Company

*Robert Damoiseaux, Ph.D.

Sammy Datwani, Ph.D.
Synthego Corporation

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

Richard M. Eglen, Ph.D.
Arsenal Capital Partners

*Kenda Evans, Ph.D.
Agilent Technologies, Inc.

Frank Fan, Ph.D.
Promega Corporation

*Amaury Ernesto Fernández-Montalván, Ph.D.
Boehringer Ingelheim

Ralph Garippa, Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering

Marcie Glicksman, Ph.D.
EnClear Therapies

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

Rose Gonzales, Ph.D.
Thames Pharma Partners, LLC

Maciej Grajewski
SG Papertronics B.V.

Peter Grandsard

Clive Green, Ph.D.

Philip Gribbon, Ph.D.
Fraunhofer ITMP

Steven Hamilton, Ph.D
The Hamilton Consulting Group

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

Geoffrey Holdgate

Kamran Honarnejad, Ph.D.

*Stephen Hughes, Ph.D.

David Jennions, Ph.D.

*Joshua D. Kangas, Ph.D.
Carnegie Mellon University

Katy Kettleborough

*Haian Fu, Ph.D.
Emory University School of Medicine

Zhenggrong Zhu, Ph.D.

*Adam Zweifach, Ph.D.
University of Connecticut

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

Gary Kramer, Ph.D.

Eberhard Krausz, Ph.D.

Jörg Kutter, Ph.D.
University of Copenhagen

Melanie Leveridge

Jan Lichtenberg, Ph.D.

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

Ricardo Macarron, Ph.D.

Julio Martin, Ph.D.

*Duncan J. McNicol

*Georges Muller, Ph.D.
SEED Biosciences Ltd.

Coleman Murray

Kristen Nailor

Andrew Napper, Ph.D. 
Bristol Myers Squibb

Jonathan O'Connell, Ph.D. 
Dewpoint Therapeutics

Christian Parker, Ph.D.
Novartis Biomedical Research

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.
The College of New Jersey

Mariafrancesca Scalise, Ph.D. 
University of Calabria

Louis Scampavia, Ph.D. 
Scripps Research

Craig Schulz, Ph.D.
Terray Therapeutics

*Per Setterberg

Ian Shuttler, Ph.D.
Ian Shuttler Consultancy Ltd.

Daniel Sipes, M.S.

Timothy Spicer, Ph.D. 
The Scripps Research Institute

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

Kim Titus
Corning Life Sciences

Dana Vanderwall, Ph.D.
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Steven P. van Helden
wega Informatic AG

Sabeth Verpoorte, Ph.D.
University of Groningen

Fabien Vincent, Ph.D.

Andrea Weston, Ph.D.

Mary Jo Wildey, Ph.D.

Jonathan Wingfield, Ph.D.

Pak Kin Wong, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University

Andy Zaayenga

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
  • 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. 

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