[BiO BB] Now accepting nominations for the 2005 Benjamin Franklin Award
jeff at bioinformatics.org
Sun Nov 14 10:52:01 EST 2004
It's that time of year again!
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the most remarkable men of his
time. Scientist, inventor, statesman, Franklin freely and openly shared
his ideas and refused to patent his inventions. It is the opinion of the
founders of the Bioinformatics Organization, Inc. that he embodied the
best traits of a scientist, and we seek to honor those who share these
The ``Benjamin Franklin Award in Bioinformatics'' is a humanitarian
award presented annually by this organization to an individual who has,
in his or her practice, promoted free and open access to the methods and
materials used in the scientific field of bioinformatics.
Past laureates include Lincoln Stein (2004), Jim Kent (2003) and Michael
Nominations may be made online by registered members of
Bioinformatics.Org. The deadline is December 1.
Please see the BFA website for more information:
Online nomination form (must be logged in):
Bioinformatics Organization, Inc. (Bioinformatics.Org)
E-mail: jeff at bioinformatics.org
Phone: +1 508 890 8600
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