[Computational-biology] Call for Nominations: Bioclues Innovation,
Research and Development (BIRD) awards 2012.
(by prash from bioclues.org)
Sat Jun 16 12:18:20 EST 2012
Bioclues Innovation, Research and Development (BIRD) Award for Outstanding
Contributions in the area of Bioinformatics for the year 2012.
Nominations are invited for the second BIRD annual award for outstanding
contributions in the area of Functional Genomics and Bioinformatics. This
award is meant not just for academicians but also for scientists who have
shown exemplary excellence in the field of Bioinformatics. While scientists
who have been working for not-for-profit organizations will be given
importance, the ones who are working for commercial organizations are no
less exception if the research they have carried out has been widely
honored and have made longstanding contributions.The inaugural awards
kicked off in 2011 with couple of awards given to Dr. Pugalenthi Ganesan
and Sarwar Azam.
More details at www.bioclues.org
The nominee MUST have adhered to two or more of the following during the
last few years:
Promoted international stands for R and D in India.
Created novel models/opportunities or Bioinformatics-based tools.
Mentored student researchers.
S/he is less than 35 years and preferably a PhD in Bioinformatics or
Secured grants in organizing international events and activities in
support of Bioinformatics.
Have penchant for and respect Open Access
ELIGIBLE NOMINEES: Nominees may be a part-time/full-time faculty or
professional staff members at the University/Research organization.
Nominations may be submitted by any member of the aforementioned
communities=97faculty, staff, student. Self-nominations are applicable pro=
there is a recommendation letter sent by the person (from his/her official
e mail identity) who would like to propose the applicant for the award.
NOMINATION SUBMISSION: Nominations MUST consist of the following
Nominee=92s detailed CV and publications.
Nominating letter describing the nominee=92s contributions in the area o=
DEADLINE: Completed nominations must be submitted by Friday, October 26,
2012, 1800hrs IST to news<AT>bioclues<DOT>org <news from bioclues.org>
PRESENTATION: The awardee will be honored at the Bioclues award function
(by December 2012/January '13 to be notified and announced later) with a
plaque/certificate of appreciation. Prior intimation will be made to the
selected candidate. The Bioclues organization reserves the right NOT to
announce the award for the year if there is no prospective candidate.
About: Bioclues.org is a not-for-profit organization, an affiliate of
International Society for Computational Biology and an incubatee of ICICI
Knowledge Park, Genome Valley, Hyderabad.
Prashanth Suravajhala, PhD
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and that their interactions are more so, and that the biological reactions
are even more so." ~Kary Mullis
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