SLAS 2022 News
SLAS 2022: Barriers remain to AI adoption in life sciences
February 11, 2022 -- Barriers still remain for the broader use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the life sciences industry, according to a panel of AI experts at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 conference. The panel took questions from SLAS attendees on all things related to AI and the life sciences industry.
SLAS 2022: Diagnostics tech should be based on clinical need
February 10, 2022 -- When it comes to diagnostics, start with the clinical need of the patient -- not with the technology. This was the advice of David Walt, PhD, founder of Illumina and Quanterix, in his closing keynote address on February 9 at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 conference.
SLAS 2022: How AI can make bioprocessing more efficient
February 10, 2022 -- How can artificial intelligence (AI) be used to make bioprocessing more efficient? AI can help in a variety of ways, according to Michael Chen, PhD, CEO of Great Bay Bio, a Hong Kong-based company that applies AI to the development of biopharmaceuticals.
SLAS 2022: 6 tips for scientists looking to start companies
February 9, 2022 -- So, you're a scientist who's ready to spin off that great idea into a business. All you need to do is find a team, procure funding, and connect with customers -- easy, right? A panel discussion at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 event offered six tips for scientists on the business of startups.
Agilent highlights automation platforms at SLAS 2022
February 9, 2022 -- Agilent Technologies highlighted the company's integrated automation platforms, including a live cell analysis system at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 event.
SPT Labtech debuts liquid handling platform at SLAS 2022
February 9, 2022 -- SPT Labtech debuted a liquid handling platform for next-generation sequencing library preparation at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 conference.
Festo debuts gantry robot at SLAS 2022
February 9, 2022 -- Lab automation firm Festo introduced a modular gantry robot for automated liquid handling at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 conference.
SLAS 2022: Gen Z demands workplace equity and inclusion
February 8, 2022 -- If the life sciences industry wants to hire the best up-and-coming talent, it needs to understand that Generation Z's motivation goes way beyond a paycheck. What they want is systemic change, according to the keynote address given by Raven Solomon at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 conference.
Thermo Fisher debuts sample handler, PCR test at SLAS 2022
February 8, 2022 -- Thermo Fisher Scientific introduced a new automated sample handling system at the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) 2022 conference and has also launched a rapid environmental polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test for SARS-CoV-2.
SLAS scholarship to promote diversity in STEM education
February 8, 2022 -- The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) is working with the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers to sponsor a scholarship designed to promote diversity in science, technology, education, and mathematics (STEM) education.