Ulri Nicole Lee, Ph.D. candidate, (University of Washington) is the 2020 recipient of the SLAS Graduate Education Fellowship Grant. This is the fifth year the SLAS grant has been awarded to an outstanding student researcher. Lee will receive $100,000 to use toward her research.
Stanton J. Kochanek, Ph.D., David A. Close, Ph.D., Daniel P. Camarco, Ph.D., and Paul A. Johnston, Ph.D., (University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA) disseminate their recent study that shows how incorporating morphology and dead cell readouts into cancer drug screening helps improve the drug selection rate.
In this review, authors Agata Blasiak, Ph.D., Jeffrey Khong, and Theodore Kee (University of Singapore and The N.1 Institute for Health) explain an alternate approach to the current limited and suboptimal big data decision making tools that are used to help medical teams determine a patient's drug and dose recommendation.
The March edition of SLAS Discovery features the cover article, “CRISPR: A Screener’s Guide,” by Carlos le Sage, Ph.D., Steffen Lawo, Ph.D., and Benedict C.S. Cross, Ph.D., (Horizon Discovery, United Kingdom). In their review, the authors discuss how CRISPR-Cas9 systems are being used widely throughout the drug discovery process and the development of new precision medicines.
SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology announced their annual publication awards honoring articles and authors from editions published in 2019. The awards were officially announced at a special reception held in partnership with SAGE Publishing, on Monday, January 27 at the SLAS2020 International Conference and Exhibition in San Diego.
Brenda Dreier, Chief Operating Officer, has earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executives. The CAE the highest professional credential in the association industry.
The February special issue of SLAS Discovery, “Advances in Cellular Target Engagement and Target Deconvolution,” features 13 articles focused on multiple aspects and technologies of cellular target engagement.
The first SLAS Technology issue of 2020, “Flexible Analytical Devices for Point-of-Care Testing,” features a series of articles and research reviews highlighting the ever-increasing popularity of wearable technology devices as they apply to disease detection and health monitoring.
Science and technology awards were announced during SLAS2020 International Conference and Exhibition, the annual flagship event of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. Each year SLAS recognizes several exceptional attendees and exhibitors who represent the best of the Society’s programs and mission.
San Diego, CA, USA — Joseph De Rutte, M.S., (University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA) was awarded the SLAS Innovation Award at the SLAS2020 International Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, CA. De Rutte received the award as recognition of his exceptional podium presentation, “High-Throughput Encapsulation and Selection of Cells Based on Antibody Secretion Using Lab-on-a-Particle Technology.”
The annual SLAS New Product Awards were announced at the 9th Annual SLAS International Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, CA, USA.
SLAS Discovery, one of two official journals of SLAS, announced a new tagline for 2020 and beyond. “Advancing the Science of Drug Discovery” will replace “Advancing Life Sciences R&D,” as the official tagline beginning with the just-released January edition of the publication.
SLAS Discovery Kicks Off 2020 with Featured Article, “The National Cancer Institute’s Plated Compound Sets Can Be a Valuable Resource for Academic Researchers”
January’s edition of SLAS Discovery features an analysis of two plated sets of synthetic compounds available from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the author’s positive and negative results of using this type of collection in his lab’s research.
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