Announcing Late Night with LRIG: Rapid Fire Innovation at SLAS2014

CHICAGO Eighteen companies from seven countries will present highlights and answer questions about their new technologies during the “Late Night with LRIG: Rapid Fire Innovation” session at SLAS2014, the Third Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition, which will be held Jan. 18-22, 2014, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., USA.

A traditional highlight of the SLAS conference, this interactive forum is hosted by the Laboratory Robotics Interest Group (LRIG), the San Diego and Bay Area Chapters of LRIG, and the European Laboratory Robotics Interest Group (ELRIG). Admission is free to SLAS2014 participants. Complimentary refreshments are served. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Late Night with LRIG presentations at SLAS2014 include:

Cytation 3 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader BioTek Instruments, Winooski, Vt. USA

Scientific Data on Mobile Devices

BSSN Software, Darmstadt, Germany

Human Stem Cell Derived Cardiac Progenitor Cells Cellular Dynamics International, Madison, Wis. USA

Ranger Technology: Complete Automation for Accurate, High-Yield Gel Size Selection Coastal Genomics, Burnaby, BC Canada

Corning High Content Screening Microplates Corning, Kennebunk, Maine, USA

Parallel Kinematics for Desktop Automation Festo, Hauppauge, New York, USA


HiRes Biosolutions, Woburn, Mass., USA

ChipGenie Edition T: Real-Time PCR in a Chip microfluidic ChipShop, Jena, Germany

OrganoPlates: Organ-on-a-Chip Technology in High-Throughput Microplates MIMETAS, Den Haag, The Netherlands

Imaging Nanoplasmonics Biosensor, Towards a Million Label Free Biointeractions Plasmore, Ranco, VA Italy

The Poly-Pico Spotter

Poly-Pico Technologies, Galway, Ireland

QIAcube HT: High-Throughput, Automated Purification of DNA, RNA and miRNA in a Small, Benchtop Platform Qiagen, Germantown, Md., USA

Dramatically Reducing Time and Cost of Research Using the Computational Research Engine Quantitative Medicine, Pittsburgh, Penn., USA

RSI Advanced Label-Free Assay Development Services Resonant Sensors, Fort Worth, Texas, USA


StackWave, Southborough, MA USA

Automation Sample Preparation for Mass Spectrometry Tecan, Morrisville, N.C. USA

Content QC of FFPE Samples Using Spectral Content Profiling Trinean, Gentbrugge, Belgium

Microsieve Platform for Cell Analysis

VyCAP, Deventer, The Netherlands

“SLAS highly values its partnerships with organizations like LRIG,” says SLAS CEO Gregory Dummer. “Their participation complements our overall schedule of events and enriches the educational experience for everyone. In addition to LRIG, we also appreciate participation in SLAS2014 by the Analytical Life Science and Diagnostics Association (ALDA), Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), International Society for Biological and Environmental Repositories (ISBER), Laboratory Products Association (LPA), American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Society of Biomolecular Imaging and Informatics.”

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SLAS2014 is the Third Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition. SLAS2014 will be held Jan. 18-22, 2014, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., USA. This five-day event brings together 5,500 scientists, academicians, business leaders and students from around the globe to gain new information, ideas and insight about laboratory science and technology. SLAS2014 will feature 130 podium presentations, 300+ poster presentations, 17 short courses, 300+ exhibitors and scores of other workshops, meetings and special events. For more information, visit