Jim Kent, David Sankoff, Jing Li | GenomeWeb

The International Society for Computational Biology has announced the 2003 winners of its annual Overton Prize and its first Senior Scientist Accomplishment Award. The Overton Prize, awarded for “outstanding achievement in the field of computational biology by a scientist in the early- to mid-phase of his or her career,” will go to Jim Kent, an assistant research scientist at the University of California, Santa Cruz (see p. 6 for an interview with Kent).

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