Tradeshow
Feb 03, 2024 - Feb 07, 2024
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center | Boston, MA
SLAS 2024

Thermo Fisher Scientific at SLAS 2024

Trust all your laboratory moves with the world leader in serving science.

From plate handling and processing to workflow orchestration through to reconfiguring your lab, our solutions are designed to enable you to focus on advancing your scientific discoveries. Leave the tactical tasks with us and spend more time on what really matters, the science!

We showcased our latest advancements from sample preparation to data interpretation and storage at booth 219. Visitors to our booth met our newest autonomous mobile robot, large amplitude shaking automated incubator, digital PCR system, and much more. Connected with our technical experts, got hands on with our featured products, and saw live product demonstrations at booth 219. Thermo Fisher Scientific provides an array of automated solutions to keep your scientific discoveries accelerating with confidence.

Want to learn more about the solutions we offer? Let us know by filling out our form and we'll put you in touch with one of our experts.

Scientific sessions


Solution spotlight


5 – 5:20 p.m. EST | Solutions Spotlight Theater (Exhibition 1290)

Solution spotlight: Accelerate and revolutionize your plasmid workflow with automated plasmid purification technology

Showcasing the remarkable features of two new automated solutions from Thermo Scientific - the KingFisher PlasmidPro Maxi Processor and MagMax Pro HT NoSpin. The PlasmidPro is poised to launch as the market's only fully automated maxi-scale plasmid purification system, capable of preparing high-purity pDNA from cultures up to OD6 (A600) with no centrifugation steps or hands-on time beyond a press of the 'start' button. The new MagMAX Pro HT NoSpin kit will provide rapid endotoxin-free mini-scale plasmid purification without the need for centrifugation and is capable of integrating with high throughput automation instruments for a fast, reliable, and scalable solution. Learn how these automation solutions can significantly enhance your laboratory productivity, efficiency, and user satisfaction.

Speaker: Christian Kis, Field Applications Staff Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Solution spotlight


5:30 – 5:50 p.m. EST | Solutions Spotlight Theater (Exhibition 1290)

Solution spotlight: Enhancing laboratory efficiency with the FluidEase ClipTip elzectronic pipette

Showcasing the remarkable features of Thermo Scientific FluidEase ClipTip electronic pipette. By incorporating cutting-edge technologies like the ClipTip interlocking technology, touchscreen interface, index finger trigger and ergonomic design, this pipette offers unparalleled ease of use and enhance overall productivity in scientific workflow. Learn how this advanced pipetting tool can significantly enhance your laboratory efficiency, accuracy, and user satisfaction.

Speaker: Jennifer MacFarland, Global Market Development Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Tutorial


12 – 1 p.m. EST | Room 104A

Tutorial: Maximizing productivity in pharma to accelerate drug discovery through the power of laboratory automation

Researchers in drug discovery can accelerate preclinical and clinical testing, by integrating laboratory automation tools. Automation enables greater productivity to shorten drug development cycles, speed up the regulatory approvals and improve patient outcomes. By utilizing automated workflows, researchers can standardize processes, reduce human error, and ensure consistency in data generation. This is particularly important in regulated environments where adherence to strict guidelines, such as Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), is mandatory. Learn from scientists how they harness the Thermo Scientific Momentum Workflow Scheduling Software solutions in their compliant environment.

Speakers: Jennifer Siewert, Sr. Scientist, Drug Discovery, Merck, Juan Reyes, Associate Director, Automation Engineer, Clinical Biomarker Laboratory Operation, Moderna Inc., Eric Bauer, Manager Labs, Automation, PPD Laboratory Services, Vaccine Sciences Lab

Tutorial


12 – 1 p.m. EST | Room: 102B

Tutorial: Automate to accelerate: Unleashing the power of QuantStudio Absolute Q AutoRun dPCR Suite solutions for high throughput automation and workflow integration

Nucleic acid analysis using digital PCR plays an increasingly critical role in fields such as cell and gene therapy development. Prized for highly precise standard curve–free absolute quantification, automated digital PCR analysis helps minimize variability and optimize throughput during sample processing. The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Absolute Q AutoRun dPCR Suite combines the advanced QuantStudio Absolute Q dPCR system’s innovative technology with the intelligent lab automation of the Thermo Scientific Spinnaker Microplate Robot and multi-plate analysis for efficient large batch samples processing. In this presentation, learn about how these latest innovations help to enable accurate and precise absolute molecular quantification.

Speaker: Clarence Lee, Sr. Product Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Featured products


NEW! Thermo Scientific Autonomous Mobile Robot

NEW! Thermo Scientific Autonomous Mobile Robot

The latest addition to our range of Add-and-go lab automation portfolio. The mobile robot collaborates with manual tasks, helps with connecting multiple workstations, transferring samples between/across automation systems, providing just in time delivery for long running devices and performing assays, even when lab is unattended!

NEW! Thermo Scientific Spinnaker 3 Microplate Mover

NEW! Thermo Scientific Spinnaker 3 Microplate Mover

The only purpose-built microplate mover with Machine Vision powered automatic position teaching and correction capabilities. The Spinnaker 3 mover provides users unmatched ease of use and reliability in the non-flat world and thus enables automation adoption by users with any experience level.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS2 Microplate Mover

Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS2 Microplate Mover

With unmatched speed and accuracy, the Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS2 microplate mover is the perfect solution to automate a variety of workflows.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific inSPIRE Collaborative Laboratory Automation Platform

Thermo Scientific inSPIRE Collaborative Laboratory Automation Platform

Bringing configurable and intuitive solutions to your lab. Our innovative touch-enabled technology and a flexible and reconfigurable design delivers inspired science.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific SmartCart Docking Solution

Thermo Scientific SmartCart Docking Solution

Trust your instrument moves through easy and error-proof docking for a truly add-and-go automation experience. The Thermo Scientific SmartCart docking solution provides a one-of-a kind solution with SmartHandle interface and light weight design.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC Loader

Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC Loader

Take your analytical science to the next level with the Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC Loader. You can now automate your entire analytical workflow creating a fully automated solution from upstream sample prep to downstream analysis.

Learn more

NEW! Thermo Scientific Cytomat 2 Selector Automated Incubator Series

NEW! Thermo Scientific Cytomat 2 Selector Automated Incubator Series

The Thermo Scientific Cytomat 2 Selector Automated shaking Incubator brings the latest incubation technology to the Thermo Scientific Cytomat 2 C-LiN Automated Incubator Series with advanced features for biotherapeutics workflows. It enables you to simply copy your manual biologics shaking process inside an automated incubator with 25 mm shaking diameter and biological relevant speeds (100–350 rpm).

 Download brochure ›

Thermo Scientific Cytomat 24 Automated Incubator Series

Thermo Scientific Cytomat 24 Automated Incubator Series

Increase throughput and get dependable sample protection with this latest and most advanced large capacity incubation storage for a wide variety of cell culture applications.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Momentum Workflow Scheduling Software

Thermo Scientific Momentum Workflow Scheduling Software

Combining power and performance with ease of use. This intuitive software provides the tools needed to automate your workflow. With unrivalled logic for on-the-fly decisions and adaptability to current situations, you can have confidence in your system’s performance.

Learn more

NEW! KingFisher PlasmidPro Maxi Processor

NEW! KingFisher PlasmidPro Maxi Processor

A fully - automated, walkaway instrument for reproducible maxi-scale plasmid DNA purification. The system is optimized to purify 100-150 mL of fresh overnight culture under 75 minutes.

NEW! Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Absolute Q dPCR System

NEW! Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Absolute Q dPCR System

The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Absolute Q Digital PCR System is a plate-based digital PCR (dPCR) platform powered by proprietary microfluidic array plate (MAP) technology that enables all the necessary steps for dPCR—compartmentalizing, thermal cycling, and data acquisition—to be conducted on a single instrument.

Lean more

Thermo Scientific Multidrop Combi + Reagent Dispenser

Thermo Scientific Multidrop Combi + Reagent Dispenser

The Multidrop Combi is a compact reagent dispenser. It can dispense volumes 0.5 - 2500 µL into 96-, 384-, and 1536 well plates. Ideal for dispensing reagents, diluents, cells, and beads.

Learn more

Applied Biosytems Automated Thermal Cycler (ATC)

Applied Biosytems Automated Thermal Cycler (ATC)

Designed for easy robotic integration to automate PCR workflow across many liquid handling manufacters. ATC is available in 96-well and 384 well format compatible with full skirted PCR plate.

Try 3D demo

Luminex xMAP INTELLIFLEX DR-SE System

Luminex xMAP INTELLIFLEX DR-SE System

The Luminex xMAP INTELLIFLEX DR-SE System represents the most advanced and versatile multiplexing platform, including novel dual reporter readout capability and side eject door and featuring an embedded PC with a touchscreen interface with a reduced footprint compared to the Luminex 200 and FLEXMAP 3D systems.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific CellInsight CX7 LZR Pro High-Content Imaging System

Thermo Scientific CellInsight CX7 LZR Pro High-Content Imaging System

Superior High-Content Screening performance for lightning-fast discovery. Incorporates both laser-based fluorescence illumination and Nipkow spinning-disc confocal technology to illuminate a broad range of samples from simple monolayers to thick spheroid, organoid and tissue samples. The CX7 LZR also offers on-the-fly phenotyping that enables parallel image capture and analysis for multiplexed cytometry measurements in real time.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific KingFisher Apex System

Thermo Scientific KingFisher Apex System

Achieve peak performance for purifying DNA, RNA, proteins or cells. Building on decades of Thermo Scientific KingFisher product excellence, we’ve combined new capabilities that allow for lower elution volumes (10 µL), heating and cooling to maintain sample integrity, elution into storage tubes so you can revisit samples later, and a modern touchscreen display with an intuitive interface that puts you in control of the instrument.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Attune CytPix Flow Cytometer

Thermo Scientific Attune CytPix Flow Cytometer

Confidently confirm your cell profiles with a new flow cytometer that delivers flow cytometry and imaging data simultaneously. Now, you can acquire dual data quickly and easily. The new Invitrogen Attune CytPix Flow Cytometer delivers both brightfield images and flow cytometry data sets simultaneously, so you can confirm cellular characteristics and sample quality confidently, without changing your protocols.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific CytKick Max autosampler

Thermo Scientific CytKick Max autosampler

The CytKick Max Autosampler is for use with the Attune NxT Acoustic Focusing Cytometer. It enables rapid processing of multiple samples by automatically analyzing samples from 96- and 384-well plates (standard and deep), as well as some custom plate types and microfuge tube racks. The CytKick Max Autosampler features a boost mode that enables faster sample processing, as well as passive cooling for some plates/racks.

Lean more

Thermo Scientific Varioskan LUX multimode microplate reader

Thermo Scientific Varioskan LUX multimode microplate reader

Designed for bioscience researchers with a wide variety of needs, the Thermo Scientific Varioskan LUX multimode microplate reader comes equipped with a flexible range of measurement technologies including Absorbance, Fluorescence Intensity, Luminescence, AlphaScreen, and Time-Resolved Fluorescence. The instrument simplifies measurement setup with the automatic dynamic range selection, and its smart safety controls ease workflow and help avoid experimental errors. Varioskan LUX raises the bar for reliability and ease, with technology that works in researchers’ best interest.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Multidrop Pico 8 Digital Dispenser

Thermo Scientific Multidrop Pico 8 Digital Dispenser

Multidrop Pico is a digital dispenser that dispenses volumes between 11pL to 10 µL. Designed to enable assay miniaturization for broad array of low-volume application.

Learn more

New! FluidEase ClipTip Pro pipette

New! FluidEase ClipTip Pro pipette

A electronic pipette allowing for flexibility and comfort, making it a necessity in every lab. Feel the productivity of an automated instrument in the palm of your hand.

Scientific sessions


Solution spotlight


5 – 5:20 p.m. EST | Solutions Spotlight Theater (Exhibition 1290)

Solution spotlight: Accelerate and revolutionize your plasmid workflow with automated plasmid purification technology

Showcasing the remarkable features of two new automated solutions from Thermo Scientific - the KingFisher PlasmidPro Maxi Processor and MagMax Pro HT NoSpin. The PlasmidPro is poised to launch as the market's only fully automated maxi-scale plasmid purification system, capable of preparing high-purity pDNA from cultures up to OD6 (A600) with no centrifugation steps or hands-on time beyond a press of the 'start' button. The new MagMAX Pro HT NoSpin kit will provide rapid endotoxin-free mini-scale plasmid purification without the need for centrifugation and is capable of integrating with high throughput automation instruments for a fast, reliable, and scalable solution. Learn how these automation solutions can significantly enhance your laboratory productivity, efficiency, and user satisfaction.

Speaker: Christian Kis, Field Applications Staff Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Solution spotlight


5:30 – 5:50 p.m. EST | Solutions Spotlight Theater (Exhibition 1290)

Solution spotlight: Enhancing laboratory efficiency with the FluidEase ClipTip elzectronic pipette

Showcasing the remarkable features of Thermo Scientific FluidEase ClipTip electronic pipette. By incorporating cutting-edge technologies like the ClipTip interlocking technology, touchscreen interface, index finger trigger and ergonomic design, this pipette offers unparalleled ease of use and enhance overall productivity in scientific workflow. Learn how this advanced pipetting tool can significantly enhance your laboratory efficiency, accuracy, and user satisfaction.

Speaker: Jennifer MacFarland, Global Market Development Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Tutorial


12 – 1 p.m. EST | Room 104A

Tutorial: Maximizing productivity in pharma to accelerate drug discovery through the power of laboratory automation

Researchers in drug discovery can accelerate preclinical and clinical testing, by integrating laboratory automation tools. Automation enables greater productivity to shorten drug development cycles, speed up the regulatory approvals and improve patient outcomes. By utilizing automated workflows, researchers can standardize processes, reduce human error, and ensure consistency in data generation. This is particularly important in regulated environments where adherence to strict guidelines, such as Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), is mandatory. Learn from scientists how they harness the Thermo Scientific Momentum Workflow Scheduling Software solutions in their compliant environment.

Speakers: Jennifer Siewert, Sr. Scientist, Drug Discovery, Merck, Juan Reyes, Associate Director, Automation Engineer, Clinical Biomarker Laboratory Operation, Moderna Inc., Eric Bauer, Manager Labs, Automation, PPD Laboratory Services, Vaccine Sciences Lab

Tutorial


12 – 1 p.m. EST | Room: 102B

Tutorial: Automate to accelerate: Unleashing the power of QuantStudio Absolute Q AutoRun dPCR Suite solutions for high throughput automation and workflow integration

Nucleic acid analysis using digital PCR plays an increasingly critical role in fields such as cell and gene therapy development. Prized for highly precise standard curve–free absolute quantification, automated digital PCR analysis helps minimize variability and optimize throughput during sample processing. The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Absolute Q AutoRun dPCR Suite combines the advanced QuantStudio Absolute Q dPCR system’s innovative technology with the intelligent lab automation of the Thermo Scientific Spinnaker Microplate Robot and multi-plate analysis for efficient large batch samples processing. In this presentation, learn about how these latest innovations help to enable accurate and precise absolute molecular quantification.

Speaker: Clarence Lee, Sr. Product Manager, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Featured products


NEW! Thermo Scientific Autonomous Mobile Robot

NEW! Thermo Scientific Autonomous Mobile Robot

The latest addition to our range of Add-and-go lab automation portfolio. The mobile robot collaborates with manual tasks, helps with connecting multiple workstations, transferring samples between/across automation systems, providing just in time delivery for long running devices and performing assays, even when lab is unattended!

NEW! Thermo Scientific Spinnaker 3 Microplate Mover

NEW! Thermo Scientific Spinnaker 3 Microplate Mover

The only purpose-built microplate mover with Machine Vision powered automatic position teaching and correction capabilities. The Spinnaker 3 mover provides users unmatched ease of use and reliability in the non-flat world and thus enables automation adoption by users with any experience level.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS2 Microplate Mover

Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS2 Microplate Mover

With unmatched speed and accuracy, the Thermo Scientific Orbitor RS2 microplate mover is the perfect solution to automate a variety of workflows.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific inSPIRE Collaborative Laboratory Automation Platform

Thermo Scientific inSPIRE Collaborative Laboratory Automation Platform

Bringing configurable and intuitive solutions to your lab. Our innovative touch-enabled technology and a flexible and reconfigurable design delivers inspired science.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific SmartCart Docking Solution

Thermo Scientific SmartCart Docking Solution

Trust your instrument moves through easy and error-proof docking for a truly add-and-go automation experience. The Thermo Scientific SmartCart docking solution provides a one-of-a kind solution with SmartHandle interface and light weight design.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC Loader

Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC Loader

Take your analytical science to the next level with the Thermo Scientific Vanquish UHPLC Loader. You can now automate your entire analytical workflow creating a fully automated solution from upstream sample prep to downstream analysis.

Learn more

NEW! Thermo Scientific Cytomat 2 Selector Automated Incubator Series

NEW! Thermo Scientific Cytomat 2 Selector Automated Incubator Series

The Thermo Scientific Cytomat 2 Selector Automated shaking Incubator brings the latest incubation technology to the Thermo Scientific Cytomat 2 C-LiN Automated Incubator Series with advanced features for biotherapeutics workflows. It enables you to simply copy your manual biologics shaking process inside an automated incubator with 25 mm shaking diameter and biological relevant speeds (100–350 rpm).

 Download brochure ›

Thermo Scientific Cytomat 24 Automated Incubator Series

Thermo Scientific Cytomat 24 Automated Incubator Series

Increase throughput and get dependable sample protection with this latest and most advanced large capacity incubation storage for a wide variety of cell culture applications.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Momentum Workflow Scheduling Software

Thermo Scientific Momentum Workflow Scheduling Software

Combining power and performance with ease of use. This intuitive software provides the tools needed to automate your workflow. With unrivalled logic for on-the-fly decisions and adaptability to current situations, you can have confidence in your system’s performance.

Learn more

NEW! KingFisher PlasmidPro Maxi Processor

NEW! KingFisher PlasmidPro Maxi Processor

A fully - automated, walkaway instrument for reproducible maxi-scale plasmid DNA purification. The system is optimized to purify 100-150 mL of fresh overnight culture under 75 minutes.

NEW! Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Absolute Q dPCR System

NEW! Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Absolute Q dPCR System

The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio Absolute Q Digital PCR System is a plate-based digital PCR (dPCR) platform powered by proprietary microfluidic array plate (MAP) technology that enables all the necessary steps for dPCR—compartmentalizing, thermal cycling, and data acquisition—to be conducted on a single instrument.

Lean more

Thermo Scientific Multidrop Combi + Reagent Dispenser

Thermo Scientific Multidrop Combi + Reagent Dispenser

The Multidrop Combi is a compact reagent dispenser. It can dispense volumes 0.5 - 2500 µL into 96-, 384-, and 1536 well plates. Ideal for dispensing reagents, diluents, cells, and beads.

Learn more

Applied Biosytems Automated Thermal Cycler (ATC)

Applied Biosytems Automated Thermal Cycler (ATC)

Designed for easy robotic integration to automate PCR workflow across many liquid handling manufacters. ATC is available in 96-well and 384 well format compatible with full skirted PCR plate.

Try 3D demo

Luminex xMAP INTELLIFLEX DR-SE System

Luminex xMAP INTELLIFLEX DR-SE System

The Luminex xMAP INTELLIFLEX DR-SE System represents the most advanced and versatile multiplexing platform, including novel dual reporter readout capability and side eject door and featuring an embedded PC with a touchscreen interface with a reduced footprint compared to the Luminex 200 and FLEXMAP 3D systems.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific CellInsight CX7 LZR Pro High-Content Imaging System

Thermo Scientific CellInsight CX7 LZR Pro High-Content Imaging System

Superior High-Content Screening performance for lightning-fast discovery. Incorporates both laser-based fluorescence illumination and Nipkow spinning-disc confocal technology to illuminate a broad range of samples from simple monolayers to thick spheroid, organoid and tissue samples. The CX7 LZR also offers on-the-fly phenotyping that enables parallel image capture and analysis for multiplexed cytometry measurements in real time.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific KingFisher Apex System

Thermo Scientific KingFisher Apex System

Achieve peak performance for purifying DNA, RNA, proteins or cells. Building on decades of Thermo Scientific KingFisher product excellence, we’ve combined new capabilities that allow for lower elution volumes (10 µL), heating and cooling to maintain sample integrity, elution into storage tubes so you can revisit samples later, and a modern touchscreen display with an intuitive interface that puts you in control of the instrument.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Attune CytPix Flow Cytometer

Thermo Scientific Attune CytPix Flow Cytometer

Confidently confirm your cell profiles with a new flow cytometer that delivers flow cytometry and imaging data simultaneously. Now, you can acquire dual data quickly and easily. The new Invitrogen Attune CytPix Flow Cytometer delivers both brightfield images and flow cytometry data sets simultaneously, so you can confirm cellular characteristics and sample quality confidently, without changing your protocols.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific CytKick Max autosampler

Thermo Scientific CytKick Max autosampler

The CytKick Max Autosampler is for use with the Attune NxT Acoustic Focusing Cytometer. It enables rapid processing of multiple samples by automatically analyzing samples from 96- and 384-well plates (standard and deep), as well as some custom plate types and microfuge tube racks. The CytKick Max Autosampler features a boost mode that enables faster sample processing, as well as passive cooling for some plates/racks.

Lean more

Thermo Scientific Varioskan LUX multimode microplate reader

Thermo Scientific Varioskan LUX multimode microplate reader

Designed for bioscience researchers with a wide variety of needs, the Thermo Scientific Varioskan LUX multimode microplate reader comes equipped with a flexible range of measurement technologies including Absorbance, Fluorescence Intensity, Luminescence, AlphaScreen, and Time-Resolved Fluorescence. The instrument simplifies measurement setup with the automatic dynamic range selection, and its smart safety controls ease workflow and help avoid experimental errors. Varioskan LUX raises the bar for reliability and ease, with technology that works in researchers’ best interest.

Learn more

Thermo Scientific Multidrop Pico 8 Digital Dispenser

Thermo Scientific Multidrop Pico 8 Digital Dispenser

Multidrop Pico is a digital dispenser that dispenses volumes between 11pL to 10 µL. Designed to enable assay miniaturization for broad array of low-volume application.

Learn more

New! FluidEase ClipTip Pro pipette

New! FluidEase ClipTip Pro pipette

A electronic pipette allowing for flexibility and comfort, making it a necessity in every lab. Feel the productivity of an automated instrument in the palm of your hand.

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