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3 elected to SLAS Board of Directors
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Congratulations to Frank Fan, Ph.D., of Promega in Madison, Wis.; Robyn Rourick, M.S., of Genentech in South San Francisco, Calif.; and Daniel Sipes, M.S., of The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation in San Diego. They will begin serving at SLAS2012. More

Advertisement and SLAS2012 go mobile
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All the SLAS news you need to know is now available from your smart phone. SLAS mobile puts the tools in your hands…at the airport, in a cab and onsite at SLAS2012 in San Diego.

Small automated pipettors perform big
SOLO & SOLOPlus Automated Pipettors are the perfect choice for automating repetitive and time consuming applications. Available in single channel, 8-channel and 12- channel configurations the SOLO handles serial dilutions, kinase assays and next-gen sequencing prep with ease. Multiple deck configurations, accessories and robotics are available. See more at Email

New at JBS Online
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"Development of a High-Throughput Screening Method for LIM Kinase 1 Using a Luciferase-Based Assay of ATP Consumption" is one of many JBS Online articles available for review by SLAS members in advance of print publication. While on the site, sign up for email alerts. More


Event scheduler maximizes your SLAS2012 time and opportunities
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Interested in a specific topic? Wondering if a certain person is speaking? Using the SLAS2012 event scheduler, you can search, review, select and then transfer selected sessions to your personal calendar. More

Welcome new corporate members
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BioTek Instruments, Burkert Fluid Control Systems and UNIConnect join a distinguished list of businesses and organizations participating in SLAS as corporate members. More

Multispan: Source for High Quality GPCR Assays

We offer the industry’s largest human and ortholog GPCR stable cell line collection and hundreds of customizable options for your functional and binding screening and profiling needs, with the highest quality and fastest turnaround. More>> Email:

SLAS announces new webinar series
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In May 2012, SLAS will present "Data Interpretation: Finding Meaning in the Numbers." Watch for details. More

Art of Science Contest a success!
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Thanks to everybody who entered the JALA & JBS Art of Science Contest. The winners will be announced and celebrated at SLAS2012 in San Diego.
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Introducing the BIND® SCANNER from SRU Biosystems
SRU Biosystems has introduced the first and only high resolution, optical, label-free plate reader. Capable of measuring functional responses in individual cells, the SCANNER represents a new paradigm in drug discovery enabling the use of primary cells earlier in drug discovery process. Contact us to learn more.
Scale-up Your GPCR Screening with MaxCyte Transfection

The MaxCyte STX enables rapid, large-scale transfection of cell lines, primary cells, and other difficult-to-transfect cells for use in cell-based functional assays. Power up your high throughput GPCR functional screening by transfect up to 1E10 cells in less than 30 minutes. Learn more about MaxCyte STX Transfection for GPCR Assays.


Biologists sequence genome of controversial arsenic bacterium
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One of the most controversial science stories in recent memory, the saga of arsenic-loving microbes, resurfaced again a year after the initial claims created a media firestorm. Now scientists at the University of Illinois-Chicago have sequenced the genome of the disputed bug, a step toward comparing its genetic predisposition (or lack thereof) to surviving incorporation of a toxic chemical. More


3-D imaging and photostimulation by remote-focusing and holographic light patterning
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Access to 3-D structures in the brain is fundamental to probe signal processing at multiple levels, from integration of synaptic inputs to network activity mapping. Here, we present an optical method for independent 3-D photoactivation and imaging by combination of digital holography with remote-focusing. More

NIMBUS Personalized Pipetting Workstation

MICROLAB® NIMBUS, first in a new class of personalized pipetting workstations, offering speed, flexibility, performance and affordability, all in a compact, space-efficient footprint.

A chemical proteomics approach to identify c-di-GMP binding proteins in Pseudomonas aeruginosa
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In many bacteria, high levels of the ubiquitous second messenger c-di-GMP have been demonstrated to suppress motility and to promote the establishment of surface-adherent biofilm communities. While molecular mechanisms underlying the synthesis and degradation of c-di-GMP have been comprehensively characterized, little is known about how c-di-GMP mediates its regulatory effects. More

Track Cell Behavior Kinetically

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Semiconductor quantum dots in bioanalysis: Crossing the valley of death
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Colloidal semiconductor quantum dots have evolved beyond scientific novelties and are transitioning into bona fide analytical tools. We describe the burgeoning role of QDs in many different fields of bioanalyses and highlight the advantages afforded by their unique physical and optical properties. More


SCINOMIX’S SCI-PRINT VX2 is a small footprint multifunction vial handling system. The SCI- PRINT MP2+ is a high throughput fully automated barcode label printer for microtiter plates and deep well blocks. Click here to see product videos and more!

Glimpsing fusion with the world's fastest light deflector
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Fusion, the world's great promise for a source of clean and virtually limitless energy, could replicate the very process that powers the stars to meet our most pressing needs on Earth. Lawrence Livermore's National Ignition Facility is conducting experiments aimed at achieving fusion ignition and energy gain, the process whereby more energy is released than is required to initiate the fusion reaction. More

Corning® Epic® Discovery Services

Leverage the power of Corning Epic Label-free Technology to Enable a Better Understanding of biological activities of compounds during drug discovery and development. Epic Discovery Services helps accurately identify compound pharmacology, pathways, interactions and off-target activities, providing more biologically relevant data to make better decisions sooner.

Biophysicists discover 4 new rules of DNA 'grammar'
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The Austrian biochemist, Erwin Chargaff, is famous for the two rules he discovered that now bear his name. At the time of this discovery, in 1950, the biggest problem in biology was understanding the structure of DNA. Chargaff's rules turned out to be an important clue in this puzzle. More


Do the math! Sex divide is cultural, not biological
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Many explanations for the gender gap in math skills don't hold up, suggests new research on math skills and gender in 86 countries. Math has traditionally been seen as a man's game, and the statistics often indicate that there are differences between males and females in their math skills, participation in math activities and performance on tests — called the gender gap in math. More

High-resolution 39K NMR spectroscopy of bio-organic solids
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We report the first implementation of the multiple-quantum magic-angle-spinning method to obtain high-resolution 39K NMR spectra for bio-organic solids. The observed spectral resolution in the isotropic dimension is nearly at the sub-ppm level, which approaches the intrinsic resolution limit determined primarily by quadrupole relaxation. More

DNA Extraction WorkStation

Thermo Scientific Orbitor KingFisher Flex Extraction Workstation allows users to extract more nucleic acids/proteins in less time. The small, easy-to-use solution provides unattended walk-away time, better control of processes and greater sample consistency combined with an audit trails of all operations performed (time-stamped, stored records). Contact us to learn more.
Standardisation in Lab Automation - infoteam knows how
With SiLA (Standardisation in Lab Automation), we offer a standardised software foundation that enables easy integration of complex, automated systems. Modular systems controlled by the process management system can easily be replaced, separately tested and validated. Plug and play. We know how to connect you.
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Laboratory Automation Engineer
Bristol-Myers Squibb
USA – NJ - Princeton

Executive Position – Deputy Director of Operations
SAIC – Science Applications International Corporation
USA – VA – Alexandria

Reliability Engineer
USA – MN – Jackson

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Hardware for sub-micron micropositioning & microscopy. Products include XYZ stages, Piezo stages, Optics, Microscopy, & Turnkey systems built to user specifications. We utilize long life components for demanding OEM applications.


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Precision System Science Latest Innovations

Announcing geneLead® Fully Automated Real Time PCR system and Next Gen Sequencing size selection and chemical shearing reagents on the 8G Compact.

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