JOHN ALAN HALTER of Houston, TX, died on February 29, 2004. He was born in Dallas, TX on August 19, 1956. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Rice University.
He had been affiliated with the Baylor College of Medicine for over 20 years. He left his position as assistant professor there in December, 2003, to begin this company with co-founder William J Eaton.
He is deeply missed. We dedicate all LifeFormulae™ efforts to his memory.
The John Halter Award for Professional Achievement in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology was established in 2007 in the memory of the late Dr. John Halter. John was a loyal member of the Society for his entire career. He demonstrated a keen eye for new and important trends in biomedical engineering and he organized sessions at our annual conferences that introduced many of us to them for the first time. John was vigorously working in the field of bioinformatics when he passed away unexpectedly.