The annual Scientists' Choice Awards® celebrate the laboratory products and manufacturers that make a difference to the industry. Scientists are invited to nominate, vote and review online.
SelectScience® is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 Scientists’ Choice Awards® for Life Sciences. Scientists around the world were once again invited to participate by nominating, voting and reviewing online. Winners and nominees were celebrated during a special ceremony held on April 3 at the AACR Annual Meeting in Washington D.C., USA. AACR highlights the best cancer science and medicine from institutions all over the world. Read on to discover the winners of these coveted awards and highlights from this prestigious Life Sciences event.
Best New Life Sciences Product of the Year
SelectScience revealed the ProteinSimple Milo™ Single-Cell Westerns as your chosen winner for the Best New Life Sciences Product of 2016, as nominated and voted for by scientists around the world. Do you use this Western blotting system in your laboratory? Share your thoughts with other scientists by reviewing the Milo™ Single-Cell Westerns today!
Video of the Year
In the Video of the Year category, Dr Peter O’Toole from the University of York, with ZEISS Microscopy, were the winners for a unique presentation filmed at the EMBL microscopy meeting discussing the benefits of 3D microscopy for biologists and how it can be used for in vivo 3D imaging. Dr O’Toole also explains how he hopes to implement correlative microscopy techniques to understand genomic, metabolomics and biochemical data. Watch it again here.
Article of the Year
It was the neurodegenerative disease research of Drs. Ramon Trullas and Petar Podlesniy of the Neurobiology Unit at the Institut d’Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS/CSIC/CIBERNED) in Barcelona, which secured the award for Life Sciences Article of the Year. Their joint article looked into progress in Alzheimer’s Disease biomarker identification.
Webinar of the Year
Essen BioScience scooped the award for Life Sciences Webinar of the Year with Smart Cell Assays for Immuno-Oncology, which took an in-depth look at live cell analysis in the fight against cancer.
Email of the Year
Corning Life Sciences picked up the award for Email of the Year for its free poster, Cell Contamination, which helpfully reminds laboratories of the best ways to avoid contamination and minimize its effects.
Reviewers’ Choice Award™ – Life Sciences Product the Year
The final award announced on the night was the Reviewers’ Choice Award for Life Sciences Product of the Year which was awarded to DeNovix Inc., for its DS-11 FX+ Spectrophotometer / Fluorometer, a product which combines fluorescence and microvolume absorbance methods in a single, compact instrument.