Since 2017, the Fachgruppe Bioinformatik offers the FaBI Dissertation Award honoring outstanding PhD thesis in the area of Bioinformatics. The award ceremony takes place at the annual German Conference on Bioinformatics. The nomination period for the 2017 prize (date of disputation 04/2016 - 05/2017) is over. The nomination of candidates for the FaBI Disseration Award 2018 (date of disputation 04/2017 - 05/2018) starts in spring 2018 (until June 1st 2018). More information on the FaBI Dissertation Award can be found here (in German).