Gary Battle

Project Leader Outreach - Kleywegt team: Protein Data Bank in Europe (EMBL-EBI alumni)

Gary was the outreach coordinator for the Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe). He was responsible for helping users with a broad range of backgrounds and interests to make the most of macromolecular structural data. Gary has a PhD is synthetic organic chemistry from the University of Warwick. Before joining the EMBL-EBI, he worked for over 10 years at the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre where he gained a wealth of experience in supporting software tools and data resources for pharmaceutical discovery, life science research and materials design.

Sameer Velankar

Team Leader, PDBe content and integration

Sameer is a team leader at the EBI, responsible for content and integration of the Protein Data Bank in Europe (PDBe) resource. He earned his PhD in Structural Biology from the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India in 1997, working on protein crystallographic studies of thymidylate synthase and triose phosphate isomerase. He then joined Dale Wigley's group in Oxford for post-doctoral research on the elucidation of the mechanism of DNA helicase. He has worked with and contributed to all parts of the PDBe team's operations, from annotation of newly deposited structures to the development of advanced PDBe services.