Alex Mitchell is co-ordinator for the InterPro and EBI Metagenomics databases at EMBL-EBI. He obtained his DPhil in pharmacology from the University of Oxford, and was previously employed as a molecular biologist at the Institute of Psychiatry. He moved to the University of Manchester to work on protein sequence analysis and functional classification, before joining EMBL-EBI in 2011.
Amaia Sangrador is a curator for InterPro at the European Bioinformatics Institute in Cambridge, UK. She joined EMBL-EBI in 2010. She has a PhD in Molecular Biology and has been involved in several research projects in the areas of immunology and comparative genomics.
Mindi Sehra was the Scientific Training Officer (eLearning) for the Outreach and Training Team at EMBL-EBI. Mindi was responsible for expanding and consolidating the EBI’s range of online training materials and monitoring and maintaining the portal, which includes investigating ways to exploit electronic technologies. Mindi completed a Genetics Degree at Sheffield University before moving into genome analysis at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. She completed a MSc in Medical Genetics and Immunology at Brunel University, her thesis on the Swine Leukocyte Antigen secured her a position in the Human and Vertebrate Annotation and Analysis group as a computer biologist. She then joined the UniProt team at the EBI as a protein curator working on automatic and manual annotation.