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Thursday, March 10, 2011

SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics Awards 2011-Call for Applications

The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics is happy to announce the SIB 2011 Awards, two prizes assigned to young scientists in bioinformatics.
Two categories: SIB Young Bioinformatician Award and SIB Best Graduate Paper Award.


SIB 2011 Young Bioinformatician Award

Prize of CHF 10,000 and award certificate.

Open to any graduate student or young researcher in Europe who has carried out a research project centered on the in silico analysis of biological sequences, structures and processes.
Candidate must not be more than 32 years old at the time of submission and must have worked on a project with a partner in Switzerland for at least 6 months in 2010.

Submitted project must be completed or subject to publication within the period from 1 June 2010 to 1 June 2011.

Applications for the award may be submitted by the candidate, any faculty member or SIB group leader.



SIB 2011 Best Graduate Paper Award

Prize of CHF 5,000 and award certificate.

Open to any graduate student who has not yet completed his/her PhD, at the time the paper was published.

Applicant must have studied in Switzerland for at least 6 months in 2010.
Submitted paper must have been published or be subject to publication within the period from June 1, 2010 to June 1, 2011.

Applications for the award may be submitted by the candidate, by any SIB group leader or by a Swiss university or federal institute of technology.


Both winners will receive their prizes during the [BC]2
Basel Computational Biology Conference on 23-24 June 2011.
Winners will also be invited to present their projects during the conference.

Closing date for entries: 30 March 2011


More information and submission form at:
http://www.isb-sib.ch/research/sib-awards.html


Contact:
Irene Perovsek
00 41 (0)21 692 40 54
Irene.perovsek@isb-sib.ch
URL: http://www.isb-sib.ch/research/sib-awards.html)

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