Four Honored with HUPO Science and Technology Awards

September 12, 2011

The Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) 2011 World Congress, Geneva, Switzerland, recently recognized the work of four scientists for their contributions to advancement in proteomics.

The Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) 2011 World Congress, Geneva, Switzerland, recently recognized the work of four scientists for their contributions to advancement in proteomics. Honored at the awards ceremony, which took place on September 7, were Amos Bairoch, Steve Carr, He Fuchu, and Alexander Makarov.

Bairoch, director of the Structural Biology and Bioinformatics Department at the University of Geneva, and group leader at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne, Switzerland, received the HUPO distinguished Achievement Award in Proteomic Sciences.

Carr, director of proteomics at the Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Harvard University, both in Cambridge, Massachusetts, received the HUPO Discovery Award in Proteomics Sciences.

Fuchu, academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and director of the National Biomedical Analysis Center, both in Beijing, China, received the HUPO Distinguished Service Award.

Makarov, director of global research for life sciences mass spectrometry at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Bremen, Germany, received the first HUPO Science and Technology Award.