NSF student travel fellowship awards
Benard Chen, Georgia State University
Alessandro Abate, University of California at Berkeley Stephanie
Jimenez Irausquin, University of South Carolina Vidya Kamath,
University of South Florida John Jiazheng Yuan, Southern Illinois
Best Research - Best Paper Awards
First Runner-Up Best Student Research
Bernard Chen, Stephen Pellicer, Phang C. Tai, Robert Harrison and Yi
Super Granular SVM Feature Elimination (Super GSVM-FE) Model for
Protein Sequence Motif Information Extraction Georgia State University
Best Student Research
Alessandro Abate, Yu Bai, Nathalie Sznajder, Carolyn Talcott and
Ashish Tiwari. Quantitative and Probabilistic Modeling in Pathway
Logic University of California at Berkeley Stanford University
Runner-Up Best Application Research
Stephanie Jimenez Irausquin and Liangjiang Wang.
A Machine Learning Approach for Prediction of Lipid-Interacting
Residues in Amino Acid Sequences.
University of South Carolina
Best Application Research
Jeffrey Tilson, Gloria Rendon, Mao-Feng Ger and Eric Jakobsson.
MotifNetwork: A Grid-enabled Workflow for High-throughput Domain
Analysis of Biological Sequences University of Illinois at
First Runner-Up Best Inter/Multidisciplinary
Shibin Qiu and Terran Lane.
The RNA String Kernel for siRNA Efficacy Prediction.
University of New Mexico
Best Inter/Multidisciplinary Research
Guo-Zheng Li, Xue-Qiang Zeng, Jack Y. Yang and Mary Qu Yang Partial
Least Squares Based Dimension Reduction with Gene Selection for Tumor
National Institutes of Health (NIH).
First Runner-Up Best Original Research
Yunfeng Yang, Mengxia Zhu, Liyou Wu and Jizhong Zhou.
Biostatistical Considerations of the Use of Genomic DNA Reference in
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States Department of Energy.
Southern Illinois University.
Best Original Research
A. Keith Dunker, Christopher J. Oldfield, Jingwei Meng, Pedro Romero,
Jack Y. Yang, Zoran Obradovic and Vladimir N. Uversjy.
Intrinsically Disordered Proteins: An Update.
Indiana University Purdue University
Honorrary Mention for the Best Paper Award
Abdellali Kelil, Shengrui Wang and Ryszard Brzezinski.
A New Alignment-Independent Algorithm for Clustering Protein Sequences
Department of Computer Sciences
Faculty of Sciences
University of Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, QC, Canada