Innovation Award Winner Joseph de Rutte, University of California, Los Angeles is a Graduate Student Researcher in the Di Carlo Lab working on microparticle-based technologies for next generation diagnostics and therapeutics. He discusses how his research and presentation at SLAS2020 won him the SLAS Innovation Award.
The most prestigious award of the conference, the SLAS Innovation Award, was given to Joseph De Rutte, M.S., (University of California Los Angeles, CA, USA) for his scientific podium presentation, “High-Throughput Encapsulation and Selection of Cells Based on Antibody Secretion Using Lab-on-a-Particle Technology.” The SLAS Innovation Award recognizes one exceptional and innovative podium presentation during the conference. The winning presentation exceeds a benchmark or milestone in screening or the lead discovery process or demonstrates an advanced and integrated use of mature technologies. The award includes a $10,000 cash prize disbursed after the winner submits a scientific manuscript (original research or a related review paper) for peer reviewed publication in SLAS Discovery or SLAS Technology, the scientific journals of SLAS.