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The Australian Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Society (ABACBS) has recognised WEHI researchers at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) with two awards.

Professor Gordon Smyth, well known throughout AMSI as a presenter at BioInfoSummer conferences has been appointed an ABACBS Honorary Senior Fellow, the society’s highest honour, for his career achievements.

Associate Professor Matthew Ritchie has received the society’s Open Science Open Source Award for contributions to advancing genomics research through sharing new software he has developed. The inaugural Chair of AMSI’s BioInfoSummer Standing Committee, Matt completed a five-year term in this role earlier in 2020.

AMSI warmly congratulates Gordon and Matt on receiving this recognition in the field of bioinformatics.

Read more about this achievement at WEHI.

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