In 2008, the following prizes were awarded:
The award at the American Crystallographic Association's Annual
Meeting (May 31 - June 5, 2008; Knoxville, TN) went to Wei Yong for
"X-ray crystallographic studies of pig sarcosine dehydrogenase" (Wei
Yong, Ila Misra, Jung-Ja Kim, Medical College of Wisconsin).
Judges: Robert Rose (Chair; North Carolina State University); Gloria
E.O. Borgstahl (Eppley Institute for Cancer Research and Allied
Diseases); Antonella Longo (North Carolina State University); Robert
McKenna (University of Florida); Joseph E Wedekind (University of
The award at the 16th Annual International Conference on Intelligent
Systems for Molecular Biology (July 19-23, 2008; Toronto, Canada) went
to Dariya Glazer for "Clustering Across Space and Time" (Dariya
Glazer, Randy Radmer, Russ Altman, Stanford University).
Judges: Marco Punta (Committee Chair), Yana Bromberg, Columbia; Matteo
Dal Peraro, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne; Claudia
Dall'Armi, Columbia; Marco DeVivo, Rib-X Pharmaceuticals, Inc.;
Zsuzsanna Dosztanyi, Markus Fischer, Laszlo Kajan, Andrew Kernytsky,
Rajesh Nair, Avner Schlessinger, Ta-tsen Soong, Columbia University.
Thanks also to the International Society for Computational Biology,
particularly Steven Leard.
At the XXI Congress & General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography
(August 23 - 31 in Osaka, Japan), the award went to "Structural insights into the mitochondrial
import complex, TIM9.10" by Chaille T. Webb,1,2 Michael Baker,1 Michael T.
Ryan,1 Peter M. Colman,1 and Jacqueline M. Gulbis1
(1The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research and 2The University of Melbourne, Australia).
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