New Matter: Inside the Minds of SLAS Scientists

SLAS Europe 2023 | Interviews with Tony B. Award and Student Poster Award Winners

June 12, 2023 SLAS Episode 152
New Matter: Inside the Minds of SLAS Scientists
SLAS Europe 2023 | Interviews with Tony B. Award and Student Poster Award Winners
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Recorded straight from the SLAS Europe 2023 exhibit hall floor – New Matter host, Hannah Rosen, Ph.D., and SLAS Scientific Director Lesley Mathews, Ph.D., speaks with winners of the Tony B. Award and the Student Poster Award!

Congratulations to our winners!
(Listed in interview order)

Tony B. Travel Award
Ádám Wolf,
Ph.D. Student (Óbuda University)
Towards robotic laboratory automation Plug & Play: The “LAPP” framework

Marisa Parra López, Predoctoral Researcher (University of Granada)
A multidisciplinary approach for the identification of Tsg101 UEV ligands with potential as novel broad spectrum antivirals

Natalia Karczewska, Research Biologist (Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences)
Evaluation of the bioactivity of compounds using Cell Painting assay and alternative High-Content assays

Student Poster Award
Morgan Dennis, Ph.D. Student (University of Nottingham )
How Can Membrane-based Assays Revolutionise Drug Discovery for G Protein-coupled Receptors?

Qian Wei, Ph.D. (Oslo University Hospital)
High-Throughput Screening of Small Molecules Targeting FoxP3 in Regulatory T Cells for Cancer Treatment

What is the Tony B. Travel Award?
This annual travel grant program provides funding for the SLAS International Conference and Exhibition and the SLAS Europe Conference and Exhibition for students, graduate students, post-doctoral associates, and junior faculty with less than four years in their first academic appointments.  

What is the Student Poster Award?
Student posters presented during the SLAS International Conference and Exhibition and SLAS Europe Conference and Exhibition are judged on quality and relevance. Student poster presenters are all eligible for the Student Poster Competition, in which the top three posters are recognized. Winners, up to three, receive a cash prize of $500.

Visit our Student Resources to learn more about these awards.

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About SLAS
SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) is an international professional society of academic, industry and government life sciences researchers and the developers and providers of laboratory automation technology. The SLAS mission is to bring together researchers in academia, industry and government to advance life sciences discovery and technology via education, knowledge exchange and global community building. 

Upcoming SLAS Events:

SLAS2024 International Conference and Exhibition

  • February 3-7, 2024
  • Boston, MA, USA

SLAS Building Biology in 3D Symposium

  • April 16-17, 2024
  • Jupiter, FL, USA

SLAS Europe 2024 Conference and Exhibition

  • May 27-29, 2024
  • Barcelona, Spain

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Ádám Wolf
Marisa Para López
Natalia Karczewska
Morgan Dennis
Qian Wei

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