Silvano Squizzato

Silvano Squizzato

Project Lead Software Engineer - Web production

Silvano Squizzato is responsible for developing and maintaining the EBI Search service (, which provides easy, uniform, fast access to the biological data resources hosted at EMBL-EBI. He is responsible for the day-to-day management of a small group of programmers and the interaction with a broad set of users, including data curators and Web services developers, and system administrators. He has also contributed to a log analysis reporting system at EMBL EBI based on Apache Hadoop and Pig. Before joining EMBL-EBI, he was a Java full-stack software engineer in the research and commercial sectors.

ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7433-0991

Tel:+ 44 (0) 1223 492 527 / Fax:+ 44 (0) 1223 492 621



The EBI Search engine: providing search and retrieval functionality for biological data from EMBL-EBI.
Squizzato S, Park YM, Buso N, Gur T, Cowley A, Li W, Uludag M, Pundir S, Cham JA, McWilliam H, Lopez R.
Nucleic acids research Volume 43 (2015) p.W585-8

The EMBL-EBI bioinformatics web and programmatic tools framework.
Li W, Cowley A, Uludag M, Gur T, McWilliam H, Squizzato S, Park YM, Buso N, Lopez R.
Nucleic acids research Volume 43 (2015) p.W580-4


Assembly information services in the European Nucleotide Archive.
Pakseresht N, Alako B, Amid C, Cerdeño-Tárraga A, Cleland I, Gibson R, Goodgame N, Gur T, Jang M, Kay S, Leinonen R, Li W, Liu X, Lopez R, McWilliam H, Oisel A, Pallreddy S, Plaister S, Radhakrishnan R, Rivière S, Rossello M, Senf A, Silvester N, Smirnov D, Squizzato S, ten Hoopen P, Toribio AL, Vaughan D, Zalunin V, Cochrane G.
Nucleic acids research Volume 42 (2014) p.D38-43


Analysis Tool Web Services from the EMBL-EBI.
McWilliam H, Li W, Uludag M, Squizzato S, Park YM, Buso N, Cowley AP, Lopez R.
Nucleic acids research Volume 41 (2013) p.W597-600


A new bioinformatics analysis tools framework at EMBL-EBI.
Goujon M, McWilliam H, Li W, Valentin F, Squizzato S, Paern J, Lopez R.
Nucleic acids research Volume 38 (2010) p.W695-9

Fast and efficient searching of biological data resources--using EB-eye.
Valentin F, Squizzato S, Goujon M, McWilliam H, Paern J, Lopez R.
Briefings in bioinformatics Volume 11 (2010) p.375-384