Team Leader: Protein Function Development
martin [at] ebi.ac.uk
ORCID iD: 0000-0001-5454-2815
Tel:+44 (0)1223 494 408 / Fax:+44 (0)1223 494 468
Maria Martin's team provides the bioinformatics infrastructure for the databases and services of the Universal Protein Resource (UniProt) at EMBL-EBI. The team comprises software engineers and bioinformaticians who are responsible for the UniProt, the Gene Ontology Annotation and the Enzyme portal software and database development, and who study novel automatic methods for protein annotation and representation. The team's user experience analyst coordinates the user request gathering process, which informs the design and development of the web site. The team is also responsible for the maintenance and development of tools for UniProt curation at EMBL-EBI.
Maria's team works in a fully complementary fashion with Claire O'Donovan's Protein Function content team to provide essential resources for the biological community, as the databases have become an integral part of the tools researchers use on a daily basis for their work.