List of awards in bioinformatics and computational biology

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The following is a list of awards in the fields of bioinformatics and computational biology.

  • ASBMB DeLano Award for Computational Biosciences - "to a scientist for the most accessible and innovative development or application of computer technology to enhance research in the life sciences at the molecular level"
  • Benjamin Franklin Award for Open Access in the Life Sciences - "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"
  • ISCB Innovator Award - "leading scientists who are within two decades post-degree, who consistently make outstanding contributions to the field, and who continue to forge new directions"
  • ISCB Overton Prize - "for outstanding accomplishment to a scientist in the early to mid stage of his or her career"
  • ISCB Accomplishment by a Senior Scientist Award - "members of the computational biology community who are more than 12 to 15 years post-degree and have made major contributions to the field of computational biology through research, education, service, or a combination of the three"
  • SIB Young Bioinformatician and Best Graduate Paper Awards, only for young researchers that worked on Switzerland related projects.