Archive for the 'Life Science' Category

OSGi and Eclipse RCP Talk

Thursday, November 17th, 2011

I gave a talk at the Seattle Java User Group this week, where I talk about two technologies I use at work: The OSGi module system, and the Eclipse Rich Client Platform. Giving this talk was a good experience, and the audience was great. You can watch the talk below.

Amos Bairoch Action Figure

Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

While looking for a birthday and farewell (I was just leaving the Swiss-Prot group) present for Amos Bairoch, I came across a company that creates custom action figures. Here’s the result!

Swiss-Prot 20 Talks on Google Video

Friday, August 10th, 2007

One year after the amazing and memorable conference that was held at the 20th anniversary of Swiss-Prot we’ve made all the talks available on Google Video. Here’s a starting point. I heard it’s going to be a rainy weekend ;-)

ISMB 2007

Monday, July 30th, 2007

Just got back from the ISMB conference in Vienna. Turned out to be a quite busy conference — I barely managed to attend any talks :-)


Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

In the latest effort to make myself obsolete by the end of this year, we are looking for a software developer to help us better make our data available to both humans and machines. The main responsibilities of this position will be the further development of the UniProt web site and the UniProt RDF distribution.


Friday, June 1st, 2007

Gave a brief talk about programmatic access to at the EMBRACE workshop in Geneva today.

New UniProt Theme

Sunday, April 1st, 2007

Here’s the new “Powerpuff Girls”–inspired theme for the new UniProt website.

Metalink for UniProt RDF

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

The UniProt RDF distribution is over 5GB large. To help people retrieve the data more efficiently, we now mirror the data and provide a Metalink file that describes all the file locations.

UniProt Logo

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

The search is on for a new UniProt logo. Here are some ideas…

Blast Google Gadget

Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

The Google Gadgets API can be used to create small applications that people can add to their personalized Google home page. Here is a simple “gadget” for blasting protein sequences.