The SLAS Scientific Journals Information Station

SLAS publishes two rigorously peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed scientific journals in partnership with SAGE Publications — the and the . Visit the SLAS Member Center in the Exhibit Hall to meet members of the publishing team, learn more about each journal’s editorial scope and find out how to:

  • Search, secure and manage information via and
  • Submit original scientific manuscripts to JALA or JBS
  • Increase awareness, discoverability and citations of your published work
  • Vote for your favorite finalist in the 2016 JALA & JBS Art of Science Contest
  • Sign up for 30 days FREE ACCESS to and
  • Receive samples copies of JALA and JBS (while supplies last)

JALA & JBS VIP Meet & Greets

Say hello, ask questions and get to know the editors-in-chief and the authors of some of JALA and JBS's most innovative research. Enjoy face-to-face conversations about their work, your work and the new ideas shaping some of today's most promising research. Students especially can gain important insight and counsel from these accomplished professionals.

Monday, Jan. 25

  • 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. Edward Kai-Hua Chow of the National University of Singapore
  • 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. with JBS Author David Beebe of the Univ. of Wisconsin
  • 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. with JALA Special Issue Guest Editor Joe Olechno of Labcyte


Tuesday, Jan. 26

  • 1:00 to 1:30 p.m. Robert Campbell of Eli Lilly and Company
  • 1:30 to 2:00 p.m. with JBS Special Issue Guest Editor Jonathan Wingfield of AstraZeneca
  • 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. with JALA Author Steve Riedmuller of Hudson Control Group

JALA & JBS Author Workshop

Wednesday, Jan. 27 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Convention Center Room 14A
JALA & JBS Author Workshop: How to Get Your Work Published
There is no magic bullet, but there are important tips that every prospective author should know before submitting a scientific manuscript for consideration by a peer-reviewed journal. Edward Chow, PhD, of National University of Singapore (editor-in-chief of the Journal of Laboratory Automation) will share step-by-step advice on how to design and write scientific research papers more clearly and effectively to improve their chances for successful publication. Attendees will learn what editors want, what they don't want, and how reviewers evaluate manuscripts.

Special Issue Calls for Papers

  • (JBS manuscript proposals due April 1, 2016)
  • (JALA manuscript proposals due April 1, 2016)
  • (JALA manuscript proposals due June 1, 2016)
  • Quantitative Imaging in Life Sciences and Biomedical Research (JALA manuscript proposals due April 1, 2017)