At the American Crystallographic Association's Annual Meeting (July 20-24; Honolulu, HI), the award went to Peter Lee for Head Hunting: Targeting the Influenza Hemagglutinin Receptor Binding Site (Peter S. Lee,1 Ayato Takada,2 James E. Crowe Jr.,3 Yoshikazu Kurosawa,4 Ian A. Wilson;1 1The Scripps Research Institute, 2Hokkaido University, 3Vanderbilt University, 4Fujita Health University). Many thanks to judges Champion Deivanayagam (University of Alabama at Birminham), Robert McKenna (University of Florida), and Clyde Smith (Stanford University); and to Marcia Colquhoun and the ACA.
Many thanks to judges Champion Deivanayagam (University of Alabama at Birmingham), Robert McKenna (University of Florida), and Clyde Smith (Stanford University); and to Marcia Colquhoun and the ACA.
At the International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology/European Conference on Computational Biology (July 21-23, Berlin, Germany), the award went to Matthias Dietzen for Three-Dimensional Modeling of Macromolecular Assemblies by Efficient Combination of Pairwise Dockings (Matthias Dietzen,1 Olga Kalinina,1 Katerina Taškova,2 Benny Kneissl,3 Elmar Jaenicke,3 Heinz Decker,3 Thomas Lengauer,1 Andreas Hildebrandt;3 1Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Saarbrücken, Germany, 2Intel Visual Computing Institute, Saarbrücken, Germany, 3Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany)
Many thanks to the Steven Leard, the International Society for Computational Biology, and the judges: Yana Bromberg (Chair, Rutgers), Manuel Corpas (Independent), Jeroen de Ridder (Delft University of Technology), Nils Gehlenborg (Harvard), Tatyana Goldberg (TU Munich), Edda Kloppmann (TU Munich), Geoff Macintyre (University of Melbourne), Magali Michaut (Netherlands Cancer Institute), Nikolay Samusik (Stanford), Venkata P. Satagopam (EMBL), Oren Tzfadia (Weizmann Institute of Science).
At the International Conference on Structural Genomics (July 29-August 1, Sapporo, Japan), the RCSB PDB Poster Prize was awarded to Youngchang Kim for Structural Analysis of the Catalytic Mechanism of NDM-1 (Youngchang Kim,1 Mark Cunningham,2 Christine Tesar,1 Robert Jedrzejczak,1 Joseph Mire,2 Andrew Binkowski,1 Gyorgy Babnigg,1 James Sacchettini,3 Andrzej Joachimiak;1 1Midwest Center for Structural Genomics and Structural Biology Center, Biosciences, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, 2Physics and Geology, The University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX, 3Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX).
Many thanks to judges Stephen Burley (RCSB PDB), Katsumi Maenaka (Hokkaido University), and Tom Terwilliger (Los Alamos National Laboratory).
At the 28th European Crystallography Meeting (August 25-29, Warwick, UK), the RCSB PDB Poster Prize was awarded to Jonathan C. Brooks-Bartlett for Exploring the Relationships Between Diffracted Intensity Decay and a New Dose Metric for MX (Jonathan C. Brooks-Bartlett, Oliver B. Zeldin, Elspeth F. Garman; Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford).
Many thanks to judges and organizers: Alessia Bacchi (University of Parma), Ralf Ficner (University of Göttingen), Dean Keeble (University of Warwick), Pietro Roversi (University of Oxford), and Marjolein Thunnissen (Lund University).
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