SLAS2019 Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening Society's annual International Conference and Exhibition

Charles River


Washington, D.C.



Charles River is pleased to participate in SLAS2019, the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening Society's annual flagship International Conference and Exhibition. SLAS2019 will provide a unique combination of education, access to innovative technologies and intelligent peer networking, delivering unmatched value for professionals and students looking to discover the latest life sciences technologies and how they can be applied to drive research objectives.

Schedule a Meeting

For additional information on our conference participation or to schedule a meeting with our attending scientists, please complete the form on the right.

Attend Our Presentations and Workshop

Join us for the following workshop and presentations, including poster presentations.


Title TBD
Ian Waddell, Executive Director of Biology, Charles River
Monday, February 4
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Room: 144A

Exhibitor Tutorial: Antibody Screening Technologies
Sarah Ives, PSM, Senior Scientist and Business Development Manager, Distributed Bio
Tuesday, February 5
9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Room: 143C


Assay Guidance Workshop for High Throughput Screening and Lead Discovery
System Suitability of In Vitro Screening Assays in Drug Discovery
Viswanath Devanarayan, Global Head of Statistics and Data Sciences, Charles River
Saturday, February 2 
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location TBD


Comparison of a conventional hit finding screening method with MS approach    
David Cronk, Ian Waddell

Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers    
Viswanath Devanarayan

Antibody screening 
Sarah Ives, Ian Waddell

Development and validation of ligand-gated ion channel assays using the Qube 384 automated electrophysiology platform  
Juha Kammonen

Multi-parameter ion channel screening: mechanism-of-action data directly from HTS    
Juha Kammonen

Ian Waddell

The Charles River assay development and screening department offers a unique combination of target class and cell biology expertise together with state-of-the-art instrumentation to provide services tailored to your requirements. We provide a collaborative environment and work closely with our teams in medicinal chemistry, ADME, structural biology, and fragment-based drug discovery to deliver within challenging timelines.


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The Latest in Scientific Discovery, Technology and Innovation: Podium Presentations Offer SLAS2019 Participants Quality Educational Opportunities

SLAS2019 offers participants a world-class scientific program that showcases the top laboratory science and technology podium presentations from industry leaders around the globe. Each podium presentation is hand selected by the SLAS2019 Scientific Program Committee from hundreds of abstract submissions, which are vigorously reviewed. Presentations offer SLAS2019 participants compelling content and fresh perspectives on emerging laboratory technologies from a broad range of industries, including drug discovery and development, informatics, clinical diagnostics, food and agricultural sciences, forensics and security sciences, petrochemicals and energy, and consumer products.


SLAS2019 Educational Tracks

The SLAS2019 scientific program features ten educational tracks, listed below:

Advances in Bioanalytics and Biomarkers

Assay Development and Screening

Automation and High-Throughput Technologies

Biologics Discovery

Cellular Technologies

Data Analysis and Informatics

Drug Target Strategies

High-Definition Biotechnology

Micro- and Nanotechnologies

Molecular Libraries


SLAS2019 Registration:

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7 Technology Park Drive
Bourne, MA 02532
Phone: +1.508.743.8572
Fax: +1.508.743.3640





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