IO Informatics announced changes to its scientific advisory board including the addition of new members.
Jim Golden, Stuart Marson, and Kelvin Lee will be leaving; Robert Stevenson and Sangtae Kim will remain on the board; and Jack Collins and Johann Bauer will join the board.
Stevenson is founder of consulting firm Abacus Group, which focuses on separation science technology such as chromatography and electrophoresis.
Collins manages scientific computing and program development for the Advanced Biomedical Computing Center operated by SAIC-Frederick for the National Cancer Institute.
Bauer is scientific information manager at the Max Plank Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany. He received his PhD from the University of Munich.
Kim is executive director of the not-for-profit Morgridge Institute for Research in Madison, Wis. Kim was formerly an executive in R&D IT at Lilly Research Laboratories and the Parke-Davis Pharma Research Division of Warner-Lambert and was also a professor of chemical and mechanical engineering at Purdue University.
The International Society for Computational Biology is seeking nominations for the 2009 Overton Prize and the 2009 Accomplishment by a Senior Scientist Award. The nomination deadline is Nov. 30.
The Overton Prize is awarded to an early career scientist and the Accomplishment by a Senior Scientist Award is in recognition of highly significant, long-term career achievement.
These international awards are designated exclusively for researchers in the field of computational biology and bioinformatics. Winners of both awards will deliver keynote talks at ISCB’s annual meeting, ISMB/ECCB 2009, in Stockholm, Sweden.
The selection of award winners will be made by a panel of current and ISCB past board members, along with recent winners of each award.
The nomination form and more details can be found here.