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Special Issue Call for Papers

Flexible Analytical Devices for Point-of-Care Testing

Update: Proposals will be accepted until March 18!

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Guest Editors Hideaki Tsutsui, Ph.D. (University of California, Riverside) and Peter B. Lillehoj, Ph.D. (Michigan State University) invite the submission of abstracts on topics related to the technologies pertaining to flexible analytical devices for point-of-care testing for publication in a 2020 special issue.

Manuscript proposals (abstracts) will be used to select and invite papers for review and publication consideration. SLAS Technology is looking for high-quality, short or full-length original research, reviews and perspectives. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Microfluidic paper-based analytical devices (mPADs)
  • Novel lateral flow assays
  • Textile-based biosensing platforms
  • Flexible wearable sensors
  • Flexible wireless sensors
  • Flexible batteries and electronics
  • Sensor technologies on non-rigid substrates
  • Biosensor-microdevice integration and packaging
  • Novel fabrication methods for flexible sensors and components

Submit your manuscript proposal before March 18, 2019.

  1. Submit a working title and abstract (up to 500 words) as an MSWord document/attachment to
  2. Include “SLAS Technology Special Issue / FLX” in the subject line of your e-mail.
  3. Include your name, affiliation and contact info in the text of the e-mail and in your MSWord document.

Invited manuscripts will need to be completed and submitted by July 1, 2019. All submitted papers will be subject to peer-review to ensure scientific rigor, clarity of expression and integration with other contributions in the SLAS Technology special issue. Submissions from SLAS members and nonmembers are welcome. No APCs.

Publication note: After submissions are accepted, they typically publish online ahead-of-print within 30 days and become immediately searchable and citeable with a DOI.

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