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Scott Markel, PhD

2024 Outstanding Contributions Award: Scott Markel, PhD

Scott Markel, PhD,BIOVIA R&D Software Engineering Director, Biosciences & Scientific Informatics, Dassault Systèmes

Scott Markel, Ph.D., is an R&D Software Engineering Director in Dassault Systèmes’ BIOVIA Biosciences & Scientific Informatics group. In this role he is responsible for Discovery Studio and Pipeline Pilot’s scientific functionality. He is a former member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the International Society for Computational Biology. Scott is on the editorial board of PLOS Computational Biology, co-editing the popular Ten Simple Rules series. He co-authored Sequence Analysis in a Nutshell: A Guide to Common Tools and Databases and co-edited In Silico Technology in Drug Target Identification and Validation.

ISCB will present the Accomplishments by a Senior Scientist Award, Overton Prize, Innovator Award and Outstanding Contributions to ISCB Award, at ISMB 2024 (www.iscb.org/ismb2024), which will take place in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 12-16, 2024.

Full bibliographical articles profiling the award recipients will be available in the ISMB 2024 focus issue of the ISCB newsletter later this year, as well as the ISCB Society Pages in OUP Bioinformatics.


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