The SIB Outstanding Young Bioinformatician Award recognizes the excellent and promising young career of a scientist, or a scientist’s project or a scientist’s paper published in the field of bioinformatics or computational biology.

The Award carries a cash prize of CHF 10,000, an award certificate, and travel expenses for the laureate to attend the awards ceremony. The laureate will be invited to give a plenary talk about his/her project during the ceremony.

Terms and Conditions

Key dates

Call for entries: 31 October 2016
Closing date for entries: 15 January 2017, extended to 30 January 2017
Confidential announcement to the laureate: by 31 May 2017
Awards presentation: 12-15 September 2017

Application form: