Place and timeThe US, Washington DC, 801 Mount Vernon Pl NW, Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
On February 2-6, the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) will host its annual conference dedicated to automation of research. The event is to take place in Washington, the US.
SLAS is a global community of more than 19,000 scientists from academia, government and industry, collectively focused on leveraging the power of technology to achieve scientific objectives. The Society's annual conference (SLAS 2019) will provide a unique combination of education, access to innovative technologies and intelligent peer networking, delivering unmatched value for professionals and students looking to discover the latest life sciences technologies and how they can be applied to drive research objectives.
Among the keynote speakers are:
- Teresa K. Woodruff PhD, Northwestern University, the US;
- Eran Segal PhD, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.
The conference's extensive scientific program include the following topics:
- Advances in bioanalytics and biomarkers;
- Assay development and screening;
- Automation and high-throughput technologies;
- Biologics discovery;
- Cellular technologies;
- Data analysis and informatics;
- Drug target strategies;
- High-definition biotechnology;
- Micro- and nanotechnologies;
- Molecular libraries.
SLAS 2019 will also include an exhibition featuring hundreds of leading suppliers of products and services for research in the field of life sciences and technologies.
SLAS is currently accepting poster abstracts for presentations. Students, research scientists, engineers, academics and business leaders are encouraged to submit these before the January 21, 2019 deadline.
More information about the conference, including its full program and schedule, can be found on its official website.