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Rutgers University Professor Helen Berman has won the 2013 DeLano Award for Computational Biosciences from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Berman, who is a co-founder of the Protein Data Bank, won the award for her efforts to make data universally available, according to ASBMB.

She became director of the PDB in 1998, and in 2003 Berman co-founded the Worldwide PDB organization that manages the archive. She also directs the PDB's Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics and was involved in creating the Nucleic Acid Database.

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