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Meet the ISCB Fellows Class of 2015

The International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB) is pleased to announce the Fellows Class of 2015. Fellow status is conferred to ISCB members that have distinguished themselves through outstanding contributions to the fields of computational biology and bioinformatics. The ISCB Fellows program began in 2009, and 43 members have been conferred with this status to date. Eight fellows have been selected for this year’s Fellows class, and they will be introduced and profiled at the 2015 ISMB/ECCB meeting in Dublin, Ireland in July.

Rolf Apweiler, ISCB Fellows Class of 2015Rolf Apweiler
Joint Associate Director and Senior Scientist at European Bioinformatics Institute of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in the United Kingdom




Cyrus Chothia, ISCB Fellows Class of 2015Cyrus Chothia
Emeritus scientist at the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology and emeritus fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge University in the United Kingdom




Julio Collado-Vides, ISCB Fellows Class of 2015

Julio Collado-Vides
Head of the Program of Computational Genomics at the Center for Genomics Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in México




Mark Gerstein, ISCB Fellows Class of 2015Mark Gerstein
Albert L. Williams Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry, and Computer Science at Yale University in the United States




Desmond Higgins, ISCB Fellows Class of 2015Desmond Higgins
Professor of Bioinformatics at the School of Medicine & Medical Science, Conway Institute, University College Dublin in Ireland




Thomas Lengauer , ISCB Fellows Class of 2015Thomas Lengauer
Professor and Director of the Max Planck Institute of Informatics in Saarbrucken, Germany




Michael Levitt, ISCB Fellows Class of 2015Michael Levitt
Professor of Computational Structural Biology, and Robert W. and Vivian K. Cahill Professor in Cancer Research in the School of Medicine, and Professor (by courtesy) of Computer Science at Stanford University in the United States




Burkhard Rost, ISCB Fellows Class of 2015Burkhard Rost
Alexander von Humboldt Professor, Chair, Bioinformatics and Computational Biololgy,  Computer Sciences, Technical University Munich, Germany