The ISMB 2011 Killer App Award

was won by Asad Rahman et al. for ECBlast.pdf


Finalists (front row, left to right):

  1. BulletJanusz M. Bujnicki presented PyRy3D: a tool for modeling of large macromolecular complexes. Co-authors: Joanna M. Kasprzak, Wojciech Potrzebowski, & Mateusz Dobrychłop

  2. BulletSirisha Gollapudi presented GWAS Central: a database for the integration and comparative interrogation of genome-wide association study datasets. Co-authors: Robert C. Free, Robert K. Hastings, Tim Beck, Gudmundur A. Thorisson, & Anthony J. Brookes

  3. BulletSyed Asad Rahman (award winner) presented ECBlast: a novel tool for searching similar enzymes based on chemical knowledge. Co-authors: Franz Fenninger, Gillleain Torrence, Lorenzo Baldacci, Nimish Gopal, Gemma L Holliday, & Janet M Thornton

Judges (back row, left to right):

Venkata Satagopam (co-chair), Andrea Schafferhans, Thomas Abeel (co-chair), Sean O’Donoghue (chair), Lawrence Hunter (co-chair), Karima Djabli. Not present: Pieder Caduff, Anita de Waard (co-chair)

For their work in selecting a short list of tools from all ISMB posters, we are very grateful to the ISMB 2011 Poster Award Committee led by Yana Bromberg together with Arik Harel, Natahn Nehrt, Venkata P. Satagopam, Andrea Schafferhans, Milana Frenkel-Morgenstern, Edda Kloppman, Markus Schmidberger, Jeroen de Ridder, and Nils Gehlenborg.

Sponsored by: Elsevier’s DeveloperNetwork  & Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine