News/Don Gilbert Nominated for BFA
The Bioinformatics Organization has announced its nominees for the the 2010 Benjamin Franklin Award.
The Benjamin Franklin Award for Open Access in the Life Sciences is a humanitarian/bioethics award presented annually by this organization to an individual who has, in his or her practice, promoted free and open access to the materials and methods used in the life sciences.
This year's nominees include longtime GMOD contributor Don Gilbert, of Indiana University. Other 2010 nominees are Alex Bateman, David J. Lipman, G.P.S. Raghava, and John Quakenbush. Previous winners of the BFA include Jim Kent, Michael Ashburner, and another long-time GMOD contributor Lincoln Stein.