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Michael Waterman, Christopher Lipinski

The International Society for Computational Biology this week awarded Michael Waterman, professor of biological sciences, computer sciences, and mathematics at the University of Southern California, its Senior Scientist Accomplishment Award and presented the 2006 Overton Prize to Mathieu Blanchette, assistant professor in the School of Computer Science at McGill University in Montréal. The prizes were conferred at the annual Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology conference in Fortaleza, Brazil.

BioSolveIT has appointed Christopher Lipinski to its scientific advisory board. Lipinski, who recently retired as senior research fellow at Pfizer Global R&D, is known for his “Rule-of-Five” for assessing the drug-like qualities of molecules.

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