In 2011, the following prizes were awarded:
At the 2011 Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association (ACA, May 28-June 2; New Orleans, LA), the award went to Briony Yorke
for New Approaches to Time-Resolved Structural Studies of Macromolecules. Briony Yorke1, Arwen Pearson1,
Mike Webb1, Robin Owen21The University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; 2Diamond
Light Source Ltd, Diamond House, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus, Didcot, United Kingdom.
Many thanks to the judges: Thomas Edwards (Emerald BioStructures), Katrina Forest (University of Wisconsin-Madison), and John
Rose (The University of Georgia), and to Marcia Colquhoun and the ACA.
At the 19th Annual International Conference for Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB, July 15-19;
Vienna, Austria), the award went to Tammy Cheng for Structural biology meets systems biology: Gauging the
systemic impact of non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms (Tammy M. K. Cheng1, Linda
Jeffery2, Lucas Goehring3, Yu-En Lu4, Jacqueline Hayles2, Bela
Novak5, Paul A. Bates1
1Biomolecular Modelling Laboratory, Cancer Research UK London Research Institute; 2Cell Cycle Laboratory,
Cancer Research UK London Research Institute; 3Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen,
Germany; 4Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge, UK; 5Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK
Many thanks to the judges: Emidio Capriotti (Stanford), Jeroen de
Ridder (Delft University of Technology), Javier Diaz (University of
Toronto), Nils Gehlenborg (Harvard Medicial School), Milana
Frenkel-Morgenstern (Weizmann Institute), Arik Harel (Rutgers), Edda
Kloppmann (Technische Universität München), Nathan Nehrt (University of
Maryland, Baltimore County), Venkata P. Satagopam (EMBL Heidelberg),
Christian Schäfer, Andrea Schafferhans, Markus Schmidberger (Technische
Universität München). Thanks also to Poster Committee Chair Yana
Bromberg (Rutgers University) and to the
International Society for Computational Biology.
At the XXII Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography
(IUCr, August 22-30, Madrid, Spain) the
award went to Serah Kimani for Unexpected reactions resulting from mutating catalytic
residues in an amidase reveal the role of the catalytic unit (Serah Kimani,a
Trevor Sewell,b aDepartment of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of
Cape Town, Cape Town (South Africa). bElectron Microscope Unit, University of Cape
Town, Cape Town (South Africa)).
Adriana Kantcheva received an honorable mention for Structure of the chloride dependent
E290S-LeuT mutant from Aquifex aeolicus (Adriana K. Kantcheva,a Anne-Marie
Lund Winther,a Matthias Quick,b Jonathan A. Javitch,b and
Poul Nissen,a aCenter for Structural Biology, Dept. Molecular Biology,
University of Aarhus (Denmark). bCenter for Molecular Recognition, Dept. Pharmacology,
Columbia University, New York).
Thanks to the judges (Bernhard Rupp (k.k.Hofkristallamt), Kam Zhang (RIKEN), Manfred Weiss
(Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin), Jochen Mueller Dieckmann (EMBL-Hamburg), George Phillips
(University Wisconsin-Madison), Clyde Smith (Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Laboratory),
Miroslav Cygler (National Research Council Canada)), with special thanks to the Poster
Judging Committee Chair Katherine Kantardjieff (California State University San Marcos)
and to the IUCr.
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