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General Information

Each year SLAS hosts and recognizes several award winners who represent the best of the Society’s programs and mission. A summary of awards appears below. Watch this page for additional information on the awards and application processes as they are announced.

Tony B. Academic Travel Award

Students, graduate students, post-doctoral associates, and junior faculty (less than four years in first academic appointment) may apply for this prestigious travel award. The applicant must be the primary author of a submitted abstract and must present their research in either a poster or podium presentation at the conference. Those selected receive complimentary travel, lodging and registration to participate in SLAS2019.

2019 SLAS Innovation Award

The SLAS Innovation Award is a $10,000 cash prize recognizing one exceptional podium presenter from SLAS2019. This award recognizes exceedingly innovative science or research, and the potential for contributing to the advancement of life sciences technology and/or discovery.

SLAS New Product Award

All SLAS2019 exhibitors who will be presenting new products at the event are encouraged to participate in this competition. The product entry must be less than one year old in its current form (since SLAS' previous annual conference) to be considered.

Student Poster Competition

The SLAS Academic Poster Award recognizes the innovative research by students, graduate students, post-doctoral associates, and junior faculty (less than four years in first academic appointment) who are chosen to present a poster during SLAS2019.