Understanding how cells respond to genetic perturbation can have an enormous impact on a wide array of biomedical applications – from identifying the causes of cancer drug resistance to improved precision in re-engineering cells. Yusuf Roohani, M.Sc., leverages the powers of deep learning and biological knowledge graphs to build computational models for in-silico gene perturbation that help scientists maximize the value generated by large perturbational screens.
Looking for new titles to add to your briefcase, beach bag, nightstand or carry-on? From mysteries, histories and sci fi to non-fiction tomes on the evolution of the grocery store, SLAS members share what they're reading, how they chose it, why they'd recommend it to others and the way they are getting their books these days.
SLAS2023 Keynote Speaker and national bestselling author Sam Kean serves up the best and worst moments in science history, seasoning it with a bit of humor. Get a sneak preview of his upcoming presentation as he discusses the marvels of forging ahead in modern science by examining its roots.
Full strength, thought provoking, discourse stimulating and even mind blowing – these are just a few words SLAS2023 Co-chairs Robyn Rourick and Kristen Nailor use to describe SLAS’s upcoming international conference and exhibition. Learn more as this dynamic duo offer highlights of what’s coming February 25 - March 1 in San Diego, CA, USA, and share stories of their career paths.
SLAS extends a warm welcome to the latest talented recruits of the SLAS Board of Directors: Philip Gribbon, Ph.D., Zachary A. Gurard-Levin, Ph.D., and Mariafrancesca Scalise, Ph.D. As they join six current SLAS Board members effective January 2023, Gribbon, Gurard-Levin and Scalise bring their experience, energy and imagination to propel SLAS into the new year to advance the Society's mission, goals and opportunities.