Scientists’ Choice Awards Winners Announced for Life Sciences at AACR

3D microscopy, new products and the very latest cancer research all recognized during a special ceremony at AACR 2017

04 Apr 2017

Scientists' Choice Awards®
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!

The team from ProteinSimple pick up the award for Life Sciences Product of the Year


Runners Up


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.

Scott Olenych from ZEISS Microscopy proudly displays the Video of the Year Award


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.

Carolyn Reifsnyder from Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc with the award for Life Sciences Article of the Year


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.

Mabelle Ashe, PhD collects the Webinar of the Year Award on behalf of Essen BioScience


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. 

Corning Life Sciences' Lynsey Willetts with the Email of the Year Award


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.

DeNovix, Inc with their Reviewers' Choice Award for Life Sciences Product of the Year


Visit the Scientists' Choice Awards website for more information. For news, live updates and interviews from the expo, visit the AACR 2017 Special Feature.