Late Night With LRIG: Rapid Fire Innovation at SLAS2014

Published: Jan 07, 2014

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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.”

For more information about SLAS2014, visit

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) is an international community of more than 15,000 individual scientists, engineers, researchers, technologists and others from academic, government and commercial laboratories. The SLAS mission is to be the preeminent global organization providing forums for education and information exchange and to encourage the study of, and improve the practice of laboratory science and technology. For more information, visit

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

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