SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology Honor Annual Achievement Awardees

For Immediate Release

Oak Brook, IL (February 1, 2022) – The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) is pleased to announce the awardees of the annual publication awards honoring articles and authors from 2021 published editions of SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology.

Congratulations to the individuals being honored and the winning articles, which are available open access.

2021 SLAS Readers Choice Awards

Reflecting popularity among readers throughout 2021

SLAS Discovery
E3 Ligase Ligands for PROTACs: How They Were Found and How to Discover New Ones by Tasuku Ishida and Alessio Ciulli, (SLAS Discovery. 2021, 26, 484-502.)

SLAS Technology
Review of Low-Cost 3D Bioprinters: State of the Market and Observed Future Trends by Anh Tong, Quang Long Pham, Paul Abatemarco, Austin Mathew, Dhruv Gupta, Siddharth Iyer, and Roman Voronov, (SLAS Technology. 2021, 26, 333-366.)

2021 SLAS Authors Choice Awards

Reflecting popularity among authors (citations) throughout 2021

SLAS Discovery
3D Cell-Based Assays for Drug Screens: Challenges in Imaging, Image Analysis, and High-Content Analysis by Tijmen H. Booij, Leo S. Price, and Erik H. J. Danen (SLAS Discovery. 2019 24, 615-627.)

SLAS Technology
Automated MALDI Target Preparation Concept: Providing Ultra-High-Throughput Mass Spectrometry-Based Screening for Drug Discovery by Martin Winter, Robert Ries, Carola Kleiner, Daniel Bischoff, Andreas H. Luippold, Tom Bretschneider, Frank H. Büttner (SLAS Technology. 2019, 24, 209-221.)

2021 SLAS Reviewer Excellence Awards

Reflecting review quality, timeliness and volunteer service in 2021

SLAS Discovery
Andreas Vogt, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh Drug Discovery Institute, Department of Computational and Systems Biology, Pittsburgh, PA (USA)
Marc Ferrer, Ph.D., NIH Chemical Genomics Center, Rockville, MD (USA)
Adam Zweifach, Ph.D., University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (USA)

SLAS Technology
Heidi Fleischer, Ph.D., Institute of Automation & Center for Life Science Automation CELISCA, University of Rostock, Rostock (Germany)
Siva Krishna Angalakurthi, Ph.D., Incyte Corp, Wilmington, DE (USA)
Stephen Hughes, Ph.D., GenScript, Piscataway, NJ (USA)


SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) is an international professional society of academic, industry and government life sciences researchers and the developers and providers of laboratory automation technology. The SLAS mission is to bring together researchers in academia, industry and government to advance life sciences discovery and technology via education, knowledge exchange and global community building.


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