Scientific Database Curator - Orchard team: Protein Function Content
Alistair MacDougall joined the Protein Function Content team at EMBL-EBI as a biocurator following a career in academic and industry research mainly concerned with polysaccharides. His focus is on the UniProt Automatic Annotation Project, creating rules for the UniRule system and working closely with the Protein Function Development team on data evaluation and algorithm and tool development He has significant experience of research in biochemistry and has also been responsible for leading technical development projects while working for an international starch ingredients manufacturer. As a consequence he has a particular interest in data quality and reliability and the use of computational methods for data validation. Alistair has a degree in Botany and a PhD in Plant Biochemistry from the University of Cambridge.
alistair.macdougall [at] ebi.ac.uk
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-2857-3460
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