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July's <em>SLAS Discovery</em> Special Issue Features Three Significant Research Areas on the

July's SLAS Discovery Special Issue Features Three Significant Research Areas on the "Functional Genomics for Target Identification"

June 22, 2020

July’s SLAS Discovery Special Issue Features Three Significant Research Areas on the “Functional Genomics for Target Identification” The July special issue of SLAS Discovery, “Functional Genomics for Target Identification,” features ten articles — four available via open access — focused on three strategic pillars that form the foundation of the functional genomics discipline.

 

June's <em>SLAS Discovery</em> Features the Special Collection,

June's SLAS Discovery Features the Special Collection, "Ion Channels and Relevant Drug Screening Approaches"

May 27, 2020

In this issue, Guest Editors Joseph G. McGivern, Ph.D. (Amgen Research, United States) and Mei Ding, Ph.D. (AstraZeneca, Sweden) present three original research papers and one review that reflect the recent advances and continuing challenges in the development and application of assay technologies that are applicable to drug discovery for ion channel targets.

 

June's <em>SLAS Technology</em> Highlights Two Research Papers Authored by SLAS2019 Ignite Award Winner

June's SLAS Technology Highlights Two Research Papers Authored by SLAS2019 Ignite Award Winner

May 27, 2020

The June issue of SLAS Technology features two related research papers authored by Georges Muller, Ph.D., (SEED Biosciences, Switzerland) the SLAS2019 Ignite Award winner and a top ten 2020 SLAS Innovation Award finalist. Both of Muller’s contributions to the issue include research based on a single-cell cloning method and pipet his teams created to help solve efficiency and regulatory issues.

 

Tim Spicer of Scripps Research Named New Associate Editor of SLAS Discovery

Tim Spicer of Scripps Research Named New Associate Editor of SLAS Discovery

April 30, 2020

SLAS Discovery, one of two official journals of SLAS, welcomes Timothy Spicer, Ph.D., as a new Associate Editor. Spicer has served on the SLAS Discovery Editorial Board since 2016 and is currently serving a two-year term as Secretary for the SLAS Board of Directors.

 

SLAS Releases COVID-19 Infographics to Explain Research Terminology

SLAS Releases COVID-19 Infographics to Explain Research Terminology

April 20, 2020

SLAS has released the first two infographics in an ongoing series of tools to help the general public better understand the technical jargon being discussed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

 

SLAS Visiting Graduate Researcher Program Grant Recipient Announced

SLAS Visiting Graduate Researcher Program Grant Recipient Announced

March 31, 2020

SLAS selected Thi Mui Pham, Ph.D., of the Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center - Utrecht (Utrecht, Netherlands) as its 2020 SLAS Visiting Graduate Researcher Grant recipient.

 

 

SLAS Graduate Education Fellowship Grant Awarded to Ulri Nicole Lee of the University of Washington

SLAS Graduate Education Fellowship Grant Awarded to Ulri Nicole Lee of the University of Washington

March 26, 2020

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.

 

<em>Maximizing the Value of Cancer Drug Screening in Multicellular Tumor Spheroid Cultures: A Case Study in Five Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cell Lines Leads</em> April's <em>SLAS Discovery</em>

Maximizing the Value of Cancer Drug Screening in Multicellular Tumor Spheroid Cultures: A Case Study in Five Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cell Lines Leads April's SLAS Discovery

March 20, 2020

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.

 

April's Edition of <em>SLAS Technology</em> Features Cover Article,

April's Edition of SLAS Technology Features Cover Article, "CURATE.AI: Optimizing Personalized Medicine with Artificial Intelligence"

March 20, 2020

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.

 

<em>“CRISPR: A Screener's Guide”</em> Headlines the March Edition of SLAS Discovery</em>

“CRISPR: A Screener's Guide” Headlines the March Edition of SLAS Discovery

February 24, 2020

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.

 

<em>SLAS Discovery</em> and <em>SLAS Technology</em> Announce Annual Achievement Awards

SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology Announce Annual Achievement Awards

February 11, 2020

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. 

 

Dreier Receives Certified Association Executive Designation

Dreier Receives Certified Association Executive Designation

February 7, 2020

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.

 

February's <em>SLAS Discovery</em> Special Issue,

February's SLAS Discovery Special Issue, "Advances in Cellular Target Engagement and Target Deconvolution" Now Available

February 3, 2020

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.

 

Access is Now Available for February's <em>SLAS Technology</em> Special Issue,

Access is Now Available for February's SLAS Technology Special Issue, "Flexible Analytical Devices for Point-of-Care Testing"

February 3, 2020

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.

 

SLAS Life Science and Technology Awards Announced

SLAS Life Science and Technology Awards Announced

January 31, 2020

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.

 

Joseph De Rutte, M.S., Recognized with Innovation Award at SLAS2020

Joseph De Rutte, M.S., Recognized with Innovation Award at SLAS2020

January 31, 2020

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.”

 

New Product Award Winners Announced at SLAS2020

New Product Award Winners Announced at SLAS2020

January 20, 2020

The annual SLAS New Product Awards were announced at the 9th Annual SLAS International Conference and Exhibition in San Diego, CA, USA.

 

 

SLAS <em>Discovery</em> Announces New Tagline

SLAS Discovery Announces New Tagline

January 2, 2020

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 <em>Discovery</em> Kicks Off 2020 with Featured Article,

SLAS Discovery Kicks Off 2020 with Featured Article, "The National Cancer Institute's Plated Compound Sets Can Be a Valuable Resource for Academic Researchers"

December 26, 2019

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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