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Numerous individuals and organisms contributed time and money toward the 2017 Research Parasite Awards. We would like to thank the PSB organizers, who helped us hone our selection criteria and award committee, and GigaScience, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Nature Genetics and Scientific Data, which provided financial and travel support for the awards. The authors were supported in part by grants from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF 4552 to C.S.G.) and the US National Institutes of Health (R01LM012373 and K01ES025434 to L.X.G. and R01LM008111 to L.E.H.).

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  1. Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

    • Casey S Greene
  2. Cancer Epidemiology Program, University of Hawaii Cancer Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

    • Lana X Garmire
  3. Department of Surgery, University of Chicago School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

    • Jack A Gilbert
  4. Biomedical and Translational Informatics Program, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania, USA.

    • Marylyn D Ritchie
  5. Department of Pharmacology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado, USA.

    • Lawrence E Hunter


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