BioMed Central Annual Research Awards
BioMed Central’s Annual Research Awards celebrate excellence in scientific research made freely available through open access publishing within our portfolio of over 250 scientific and medical journals. Nominations are open to the scientific community and the winning articles, selected by dedicated judging panels, are chosen for their innovation and high-quality execution and discussion.
The awards also acknowledge outstanding individual or institutional efforts made to support open access to research, as well as researchers demonstrating leadership in data sharing.
7th Annual BioMed Central Research Award Winner Announced
We are pleased to announce that A novel virus genome discovered in an extreme environment suggests recombination between unrelated groups of RNA and DNA viruses by Geoffrey S Diemer and Kenneth M Stedman, published in Biology Direct 2012, 7:13, has been awarded the 7th Annual BioMed Central Research Award.
Presented by Dr. Andreas Kessell co-founder of the award sponsor, antibodies-online.com (The marketplace for antibodies, ELISA kits and other life science research products), this prestigious award was given as part of a BioMed Central organised event at Experimental Biology, which included an energetic panel discussion focusing on peer-review.
Ken commented on winning the award and said, “We’re extremely honored at this award considering all of the wonderful research that is being published at BioMed Central, and particularly pleased to b
e able to accept this award at the 10th anniversary at BMC Biology, which is a celebration of open access and the accessibility of great science to the public.”