For Immediate Release: February 11, 2020


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SLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology Announce Annual Achievement Awards

Newswise — Oak Brook, ILSLAS Discovery and SLAS Technology, the two scientific journals of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), 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.  

SLAS Discovery Editor-in-Chief Robert M. Campbell, Ph.D., (Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN) and SLAS Technology Editor-in-Chief Edward Kai-Hua Chow, Ph.D., (National University of Singapore) announced honorees in three categories, and all winning articles are now available to all readers via open source access.

2020 SLAS Readers Choice Awards

Reflecting popularity among readers throughout 2019. 

SLAS Discovery

A Perspective on the Kinetics of Covalent and Irreversible Inhibition by John M. Strelow, Ph.D., (SLAS Discovery. 2017, 22, 3-20.)

SLAS Technology

Digital Assays Part I: Partitioning Statistics and Digital PCR by Amar S. Basu, Ph.D., (SLAS Technology. 2017, 22, 369-386.)


2020 SLAS Authors Choice Awards

Reflecting popularity among authors (citations) throughout 2019.

SLAS Discovery

Three-Dimensional Cell Cultures in Drug Discovery and Development by Ye Fang, Ph.D., and Richard M. Eglen, Ph.D., (SLAS Discovery. 2017 22, 456-472.)

SLAS Technology

A Mechanical Biomarker of Cell State in Medicine by Dino Di Carlo, Ph.D., (SLAS Technology. 2012, 17, 32-42.)


2020 SLAS Reviewer Excellence Awards

Reflecting review quality, timeliness and volunteer service in 2019.

SLAS Discovery

Ta-Ming Liu, Ph.D., Eli Lilly USA, Oncology, Indianapolis, IN (USA)

Davide Gianni, Ph.D., AstraZeneca UK Ltd., Discovery Sciences, Cambridge (UK)

Masoud Vedadi, Ph.D., University of Toronto, Toronto, ON (Canada)

SLAS Technology

Hideaki Tsutsui, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Riverside, CA (USA)

Stephen Hughes, Ph.D., GenScript, Inc., Piscataway, NJ (USA)

Jungkwun Kim, Ph.D., Kansas State University, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Manhattan, KS (USA)



SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) is an international community of 16,000 professionals and students dedicated to life sciences discovery and technology. The SLAS mission is to bring together researchers in academia, industry and government to advance life sciences discovery and technology via education, knowledge exchange and global community building.

SLAS Technology: Translating Life Sciences Innovation, 2018 Impact Factor 2.048. Editor-in-Chief Edward Kai-Hua Chow, Ph.D., National University of Singapore (Singapore).

SLAS Discovery: Advancing the Science of Drug Discovery, 2018 Impact Factor 2.192. Editor-in-Chief Robert M. Campbell, Ph.D., Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN (USA).



Journal Link: SLAS2020 International Conference and Exhibition