For Immediate Release
The Society of Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), is pleased to announce that Cassandravictoria Innocent ("Vic") has joined SLAS as its Scientific Director, effective October 1.
The October edition of SLAS Technology features the cover article, “Establishment of a Robust Platform for Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Research Using Maholo LabDroid” by Miho Sasamata, Daisuke Shimojo, Haruna Sasaki-Iwaoka, Yukiko Yamagishi, Ph.D. (Astellas Pharma Inc., Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki, Japan), Hiromitsu Fuse, Yohei Nishi, Hidetoshi Sakurai, M.D., Ph.D., and Tatsutoshi Nakahata (Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan).
The October edition of SLAS Discovery is a Special Collection highlighting the 2nd Annual SBI2 High-Content Imaging and Informatics meeting. This joint Special Collection between SBI2 and SLAS features the cover article, "Advances in High-Content Imaging and Informatics: A Joint Special Collection with Society for Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics and SLAS" by Justin D. Boyd, Ph.D. (Vaxxinity) and Ann F. Hoffman (GlaxoSmithKline).
A variety of scientific discovery and technology awards were presented during SLAS Europe 2021 Digital Conference and Exhibition, which took place June 23-25 online. The annual European forum of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening bestowed the Ignite Award to the most promising new startup company, the New Product Award, SLAS Tony B. Academic Awards and Student Poster Awards.
The September edition of SLAS Discovery is a Special Collection featuring the cover article, "Applications of Biophysics in Early Drug Discovery" by Geoffrey A. Holdgate (AstraZeneca, Macclesfield, UK) and Christian Bergsdorf, Ph.D. (Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland).
The European Laboratory Research & Innovation Group (ELRIG) UK announced the programme details for Drug Discovery 2021, which will take place at the Exhibition Centre ACC in Liverpool, UK, from 19–20 October.
The August edition of SLAS Discovery is a Special Collection featuring the cover article, "Approaches for Prioritizing High-Quality Chemical Matter in Chemical Probe and Drug Discovery" by Jayme L. Dahlin, M.D., Ph.D. (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA).
The August edition of SLAS Technology features the cover article, "Review of Low-Cost 3D Bioprinters: State of the Market and Observed Future Trends" by Anh Tong, Quang Long Pham, Ph.D., Paul Abatemarco, Austin Mathew, Dhruv Gupta, Siddharth Iyer and Roman Voronov (New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark College of Engineering, Newark, NJ, USA).
SLAS is proud to partner with the Spanish Bioindustry Association (AseBio) with an international collaboration supporting the intersection of economic, technological and business areas of biotechnology and biomedicine.
The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) is pleased to announce the transition of SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology to a Gold Open Access publishing model as of January 1, 2022.
The June edition of SLAS Discovery features the cover article, "A Perspective on Synthetic Biology in Drug Discovery and Development--Current Impact and Future Opportunities" by Florian David, Ph.D. (Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden), Andrew M. Davis, Ph.D. (AstraZeneca, Cambridge, England, UK). Michael Gossing, Ph.D., Martin A. Hayes, Ph.D., and Elvira Romero, Ph.D., and Louis H. Scott, Ph.D. (AstraZeneca, Gothenburg, Sweden), and Mark J. Wigglesworth, Ph.D. (AstraZeneca, London, England, UK).
The June edition of SLAS Technology is a Special Issue entitled, "Emerging Trends in 3D Cell Culture: High-Throughput Screening, Disease Modeling and Translational Medicine." Free online access to the articles in this collection is courtesy of Corning Life Sciences, the issue's sponsor.
The Society of Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), is pleased to announce the hiring of Alexandra (Ally) Jump, M.S., to the role of Publishing Manager effective March 30, 2021.
The April edition of SLAS Discovery is a special issue on advances in protein degradation curated by guest editors M. Paola Castaldi, Ph.D., and Stewart L. Fisher, Ph.D.
The April edition of SLAS Technology features the cover article “Therapeutic Potential of Reactive Oxygen Species: State of the Art and Recent Advances” by Valeria Graceffa, Ph.D. (Institute of Technology Sligo, Sligo, Ireland).
The March edition of SLAS Discovery features the cover article, “Therapeutic and Vaccine Options for COVID-19: Status After 6 Months of the Disease Outbreak” by Christian Ogaugwu (Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria), Dawid Maciorowski, Subba Rao Durvasula, Ph.D., Ravi Durvasula, M.D., and Adinarayana Kunamneni, Ph.D. (Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA).
David McIntyre, Ph.D. candidate from Boston University (Boston, MA, USA), awarded the $100,000 2021 SLAS Graduate Education Fellowship Grant.
SLAS is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Pistoia Alliance to support and promote innovative life sciences start-ups and emerging companies.
The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) awarded its annual attendee presenter awards recognizing the outstanding science and technology research presented at the SLAS2021 Digital Conference and Exhibition, January 25-27.
The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) announced the annual winners of its two signature exhibitor awards, the SLAS Ignite Award and the New Product Award, given out during SLAS2021 Digital, January 25-27.
SLAS wrapped up its SLAS2021 Digital International Conference and Exhibition on Thursday, January 28, after three days of scientific presentations and a fully virtual exhibition, plus a day of topical workshops. Registration remains open for access to the content on-demand through February 28 and is free to SLAS members.
The February edition of SLAS Discovery is a Special Issue on Hit Discovery Methodologies edited by Mark Wigglesworth, Ph.D., (Medicines Discovery Catapult, Stockport, EN, UK) and Peter Hodder, Ph.D. (Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA).
The February edition of SLAS Technology is a special collection of articles focused on "Artificial Intelligence in Process Automation" by Guest Editor Cenk Ündey, Ph.D. (Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA).
SLAS is pleased to announce the annual publication award winners honoring articles and authors from 2020 published editions of SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology.