The SLAS Scientific Journals Information Station

SLAS publishes two rigorously peer-reviewed, MEDLINE-indexed scientific journals in partnership with SAGE Publications — the Journal of Biomolecular Screening (JBS) and the Journal of Laboratory Automation (JALA). 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 JALA Online and JBS Online
  • 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 JALA Online and JBS Online
  • 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


Tuesday, Jan. 26

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