THE SOCIETY for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) is now accepting abstracts for presentations at SLAS2013, its second annual conference and exhibition.
Areas of interest include clinical diagnostics, drug discovery and development, forensics, food and agricultural sciences, and petrochemicals and energy. Abstracts should fit into one of the educational tracks: assay development and screening; bioanalytical techniques; diagnostics; drug target biology; high-throughput technologies; informatics; and micro/nano technologies
SLAS welcomes abstract submissions from academia, government, and industry.
Podium presentations will be eligible for the SLAS Innovation Award, a US$10,000 cash prize that will be given to the most exceptional podium presentation at SLAS2013.
In addition, graduate students, post-doctoral associates, and junior faculty submitting abstracts for consideration may be eligible for special travel support through the Tony B Academic Travel Award programme.
Podium abstracts and academic travel applications should be submitted by 30 July 2012. Academic travel award poster submission deadline is 17 September 2012, and poster abstracts for inclusion in the final programme are needed by 26 October 2012. Final deadline for poster abstracts is 31 December 2012.
SLAS 2013 is to be held on 12-16 January 2013, at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Centre in Orlando, USA.