What We Learned at AACR 2019

We all know that CAR-T therapies and immune checkpoint inhibitors are game-changers for oncology, and both were on display at the American Association for Cancer Research’s annual meeting held in Atlanta last week. Although both therapies have produced spectacular results in some patients, neither work for all patients and efforts must now turn to understanding […]

After SLAS2019: Discovery and Technology

We have wrapped up another successful year at SLAS2019. Our Director of Business Development, Ponni Anand, and I just returned, feeling energized and optimistic about this coming year. We enjoyed exchanging ideas and learning about different methods and techniques with researchers and technologists from different parts of the world. For the third year in a […]

SLAS2019 Restaurant Guide: Washington, D.C.

SLAS2019 is back in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center February 2–6, 2019. If this is your first SLAS event, be sure to check out their website to learn about all the conference has to offer. Aside from amazing presenters and exhibitors, you will find a variety of networking opportunities and educational […]

Highlights from PEGS 2018: The Essential Protein Engineering Summit

We left PEGS 2018 feeling energized from many conversations with like-minded scientists around research and the advancements in protein drug development. For those of you who were at PEGS, I hope you departed feeling as inspired as we were. For those of you who missed it, here are our top three discussion topics. The Importance […]

After SLAS2018: The Next Generation of Scientists

SLAS is one of those events that always leaves us reflective and inspired on our return trip home. This year, our chief scientist, Ben Tjoa, and I represented Astarte Biologics in San Diego. We met amazing scientists, had meaningful conversations, and heard from world leaders. SLAS2018 set a new attendance record — over 6,600 attendees […]