BOSTON, Oct. 4 - Forgive us if our voices are a bit hoarse.
Half an hour before the booze floodgates opened at Genome Technology magazine's annual All Stars awards bash last night, the winners were announced.
Person of the Year: Howard Cash of Gene Codes
Company or Institute of the Year: Affymetrix
Product of the Year: PerkinElmer's AcycloPrime-FP
Most Visionary Dealmaker: Jonathan Rothberg of CuraGen
Database Doyen/Doyenne: Jim Kent of the
Most Prolific in Proteomics: Ruedi Aebersold, Institute for Systems Biology
Most Innovative in Bioinformatics: Martin Leach of CuraGen
High Performance Computing's Highest Guru: Shankar Subramaniam of the San Diego Supercomputing Center
Most Masterful in Microarrays: Stephen Fodor of Affymetrix
Most Outstanding in Sequencing Technology: Elaine Mardis of
Nearly 3,000 readers of Genome Technology magazine, GenomeWeb's sister publication, voted by online ballot this summer. Winners in each of the 10 categories received the GT All-Star trophy, and four finalists in each category were recognized with GT All-Stars certificates.
The awards were presented by Meredith Salisbury, managing editor of Genome Technology, and Peter Coggins, president of life sciences at PerkinElmer, which sponsored the GT All-Stars. Gene Logic, Hewlett-Packard, and Iobion cosponsored the awards.