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SLAS Europe: Cutting-edge Technologies for Drug Target Validation Conference
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Three keynote lectures are planned for the May 18-19 conference in Edinburgh, UK:
  • Lorenz Mayr of AstraZeneca: Strategies for Target Validation
  • Chas Bountra of the University of Oxford: Validation of Pioneer Targets for Drug Discovery
  • William Janzen of Epizyme: Technology Integration in Drug Discovery
Other scientific leaders on deck to discuss the latest advancements represent academia (Karolinska Institutet, Imperial College London, University of Edinburgh) and industry (GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer Health Care). The conference is presented by SLAS and Scottish Universities Life Science Alliance. Register today.
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SLAS ELN Reports: The Lab Man Interviews SLAS2015 Student Poster Winners
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Kathryn Champ, Samantha Grist and Juwina Wijaya each discuss their winning posters with The Lab Man.

Listen to the goals of their projects, what each woman learned in the process of their work and where their careers are headed.

Students, graduate students, post-doctoral associates and junior faculty (less than four years in first academic appointment) are invited to enter the SLAS2016 Student Poster Competition.

Poster abstracts are due Oct. 12.
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Take Time to Visit the SLAS Webinar Archive
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The latest series of SLAS Webinars is now available on-demand: Recordings of 10 popular SLAS2015 presentations also are available in the webinar archive. On-demand access to SLAS Webinars is always free to dues-paid SLAS members. More

SLAS Returns to San Diego for SLAS2016
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This annual five-day event brings together scientists, teaching faculty, researchers, business leaders and students from around the globe to gain new information, ideas and insight about laboratory science and technology.

The SLAS2016 Scientific Program Committee, led by Conference Chairs Doug Auld of the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research and Dino Di Carlo of the University of California, Los Angeles, seeks groundbreaking innovations through an open application process.

If your achievements are ready for the international stage, submit a scientific abstract today.
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Participate in the SLAS Open Access Publishing Survey
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SLAS is interested in your opinions regarding open access publishing of scientific journals.

Complete a short multiple choice survey and you could win a full registration to SLAS2016 (Jan. 23-27, 2016, in San Diego, CA) or one of 10 of the popular SLAS "Element of Surprise" T-shirts.
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Researchers Create DNA Repair Map of Entire Human Genome
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When the common chemotherapy drugs cisplatin or oxaliplatin hit cancer cells, they damage DNA so that the cells can't replicate. But the cells have ways to repair the DNA. The cancer drugs aren't as effective as patients need. Researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a method for finding where this DNA repair happens throughout all of human DNA. More

Human Gene Editing Has Arrived — Here's Why It Matters
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Gene editing is here. The first work attempting to edit human embryos grabbed headlines last week. And another study showed how gene editing might prevent children inheriting disease. It could be decades before it is safe to snip out and replace stretches of DNA to genetically engineer babies — even if it is deemed ethically acceptable. But the approach is already being tested for treating disease in adults and could soon be used to treat a wide range of disorders. More

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New Study Data Could Lead to Reversal of Aging Process
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There are many among us who believe that time is a predator, patiently waiting for our bodies to age and yield toward its inevitable fate. However, there are few within the sciences that look at the ageing process through a different lens — viewing it as a disease, one that can be treated, slowed, and possibly even reversed. Scientists from the Salk Institute and the Chinese Academy of Science have published new data that they believe identifies a key driver in the aging process. More

DNA Conjugates Deliver Transcription Factors Into Cells
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Transcription factors control how cells work because they activate specific genes to produce proteins. If used as drugs, the factors could be equally powerful by boosting underperforming cellular activities or turning on genes to treat medical conditions or diseases. But delivering transcription factors to specific cells or tissues without toxic side effects has proven difficult. More

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Transforming All Donated Blood into a Universal Type
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Every day, thousands of people need donated blood. But only blood without A- or B-type antigens, such as type O, can be given to all of those in need, and it's usually in short supply. Now scientists are making strides toward fixing the situation. In the American Chemical Society's Journal of the American Chemical Society, they report an efficient way to transform A and B blood into a neutral type that can be given to any patient. More

Chemists Strike Nano-Gold: Four New Atomic Structures for Gold Nanoparticle Clusters
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Led by University of Nebraska-Lincoln chemistry professor Xiao Cheng Zeng, and former UNL visiting professor Yi Gao, new research has revealed four atomic arrangements of a gold nanoparticle cluster. The arrangements exhibit much lower potential energy and greater stability than a standard-setting configuration reported last year by a Nobel Prize-winning team from Stanford University. More



Bibliometric Mapping: Eight Decades of Analytical Chemistry, With Special Focus on the Use of Mass Spectrometry
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In this feature, we use automatic bibliometric mapping tools to visualize the history of analytical chemistry from the 1920s until the present. In particular, we have focused on the application of mass spectrometry in different fields. The analysis shows major shifts in research focus and use of mass spectrometry. We conclude by discussing the application of bibliometric mapping and visualization tools in analytical chemists' research. More

Metal-Organic Framework With a Fixed Composition Despite Initial Concentration of Components
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Metal-organic framework (MOF) chemistry is a multi-disciplinary field that connects organic and inorganic chemistry with materials science and nanotechnology. A key feature of MOFs is the self-assembly of organic molecules around metal ions or metal clusters. The composition of the MOFs is often dependent on the initial conditions in which the components are combined. More

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