[BiO BB] Bourne award... strange statement

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Thu Apr 23 12:31:46 EDT 2009

Dan Bolser wrote:
> One of the statements about the award in a recent email reads:
> "As co-director of the PDB, Bourne has transformed an under-utilized
> database into a major international resource."
> I find that hard to believe. Does anyone have information about this
> statement? I think the PDB has always been a major international
> resource from the day it was created. I'd like to find out more, but
> as far as I know this statement is totally erroneous (or at least
> misleading). In particular, what happened at the PDB to turn it from
> 'under-utilized' into 'major international resource'?

Transfer from Brookhaven to UCSD?

I had heard from some involved that it was ... er ... contentious.

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