Society for Lab Automation & Screening's Annual Conference & Exhibition

Society for Lab Automation & Screening's annual meeting. It's where 4,500 of the best global laboratory science and technology minds come together to learn, explore and gain repeatable inspiration from leaders in the field. Join your colleagues—innovative scientists, engineers, researchers and technologists from academic, government and commercial laboratories—at SLAS2013 and have access to 130 outstanding podium presentations comprising 30 unique scientific sessions, over 300 posters and new and emerging technologies from 300+ exhibitors from around the world. Your time is an invaluable investment that pays off for your personal goals and your professional success.
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Mehmet Toner, Ph.D.
Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Surgery (Biomedical Engineering), and Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School; Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Bioengineering and Clinical Applications of the Circulating Tumor Cell Microchip

Mehmet Toner, Ph.D. is the Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. Scheduled for Monday, January 14, Dr. Toner's presentation, "Bioengineering and Clinical Applications of the Circulating Tumor Cell Microchip," shares his integrated strategy to simultaneously advance the engineering and microfluidics of CTC-Chip development, the biology of these rare cells and the potential clinical applications of circulating tumor cells.

Sir Harold Kroto, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
The Florida State University
1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Science and Society in the 21st Century

Sir Harold "Harry" Kroto, Ph.D. is a Francis Eppes Professor of Chemistry at Florida State University, where he is carrying out research in nanoscience and cluster chemistry. In 1996, Dr. Kroto was one of three recipients of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry, an honor that resulted from his 1985 laboratory experiments that uncovered the existence of C60 Buckminsterfullerene, a new form of carbon. To be presented on Tuesday, January 15, Dr. Kroto discusses "Science and Society in the 21st Century."

Charles Sabine
Emmy-Award Winning Television Journalist

A Perspective on Living With Huntington's Disease

Charles Sabine is an Emmy-award-winning television journalist who witnessed wars and revolutions as a correspondent for NBC News. Today, he is a spokesperson for patients — and their families—suffering from neurodegenerative disease. At SLAS2013, Mr. Sabine shares the importance of work that occurs within laboratories and the need for scientists to realize how any research is valued by patients and their families. His presentation, "A Perspective on Living With Huntington's Disease," is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16.

12 Jan - 16 Jan 2013
Orlando, FL
United States of America
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