SLAS Celebrates World Laboratory Day 2024

For Immediate Release

Oak Brook, IL (April 29, 2024) – World Laboratory Day, observed on April 23 each year, celebrates laboratories' vital role in scientific research, healthcare, industry and education. The day recognizes the contributions of scientists, researchers and laboratory professionals worldwide and emphasizes the importance of laboratory safety, quality standards and ethical practices in advancing knowledge and technology.

SLAS has been a crucial link between science and technology, fostering collaboration and progress in laboratory automation and screening. Likewise, SLAS’s two peer-reviewed journals expand awareness of these diverse research efforts, from drug discovery to biotech. These publications are essential for sharing groundbreaking discoveries and technological advancements that drive  scientific investigation, shaping the future of laboratory practices and transforming research.

To celebrate, the publishers of SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology are highlighting a few recent, innovative articles, which demonstrate scientific advancement. 

In Vitro three-dimensional (3D) cell culture tools for spheroid and organoid models
by Sang-Yun Lee, In-Seong Koo, Hyun Ju Hwang and Dong Woo Lee, (SLAS Discovery. 2023, 28, 119-137.)

Biomimetic scaffolds using triply periodic minimal surface-based porous structures for biomedical applications
by Raffaele Pugliese and Serena Graziosi, (SLAS Technology. 2023, 28, 165-182.)

Recent progress of 4D printing in cancer therapeutics studies
by Atchara Chinnakorn, Wiwat Nuansing, Mahdi Bodaghi, Bernard Rolfe and Ali Zolfagharian, (SLAS Technology. 2023, 28, 127-141.)

Using chemical and biological data to predict drug toxicity
by Anika Liu, Srijit Seal, Hongbin Yang and Andreas Bender, (SLAS Discovery. 2023, 28, 53-64.)


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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