SLAS Innovation Award Finalists

SLAS announces nine finalists for the $10,000 Innovation Award. The SLAS Innovation Award recognizes seminal research and development in laboratory science and technology presented in podium presentations at the SLAS Annual Conference. To be selected for the Award, the presented work must be exceedingly innovative contributing to the exploration of new technology for the laboratory. In addition, it must exhibit independence of thought, clarity of vision, extraordinary technical originality, and unique integration and automation strategies.

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We are pleased to announce the SLAS Innovation Award finalists:

  • David Beebe, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA — One-Step Analyte Isolation
  • Rosemary Drake, TAP Biosystems, Royston, United Kingdom — New Platform Technology for Simple, Consistent Production of Collagen Based Tissues for Physiologically Relevant Assays
  • Dan Dongeun, Huh, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA — A Human Breathing Lung-on-a-Chip for Drug Screening and Nanotoxicology Applications
  • Rajaram Krishnan, Biological Dynamics, Inc., San Diego, California, USA — An AC Electrokinetic Device for the Separation and Detection of Cancer Related Nanosomes
  • Sunghoon Kwon, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea — Partipetting & Spinning Color Barcoded Microparticles for Ultraplex Bio-assay
  • Liang Li, SlipChip LLC, Chicago, Illinois, USA — SlipChip: High-Throughput Platform for Protein Crystallization and Molecular Diagnostics
  • David Nolte, Purdue University, Lafayette, Indiana, USA — Tissue Dynamics Imaging for Phenotypic Profiling in Drug Screening
  • Aydogan Ozcan, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA — Ultra-High Throughput On-Chip Microscopy and Cytometry Using Lensfree Computational Imaging
  • Randall Peterson, Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA — Automated, In Vivo Screening for Behavior-Modifying Compounds