I have managed the planning, development and launch of multiple bioinformatics resources:
I have extensive software development experience having served as primary or lead developer on
the numerous web-enabled software tools:
Biostars: Questions and Answers
Built as an open source software it now powers the Galaxy and Bioconductor
user support sites:
Over the last years Biostar powered sites met the information needs
of over three million users and served over six million pageviews.
Research orientied software projects that I have been responsible of:
- 2010-2013: Biostar Central a python based question and answer framework that runs the Biostar website
- 2013: PyBlue micro framework for static website generation with support for bioinformatics reporting
- 2008-2011: BooleanNet, a Boolean network simulation software for life sciences .
- 2006-2011: GeneTrack a bioinformatics software package for storing, querying and visualizing interval oriented data.
- 2006-2007: MiniDB, a data storage system for microarray research.
A collaboration with Frank Pugh ( folded into the Genome Cartography Project).
- 2004-2006: Galaxy lead developer of Galaxy between 2004-2006, a web-based data analysis framework
- 2004-2011: LionDB Lead developer of LionDB, a laboratory data management
system in continuous operation since September, 2004 it served the data exchange
needs of the life science researchers at Penn State.
- 2001-2003: MovieLens I served as lead developer of Movielens between 2001-2003.
A movie recommendation site using advanced data mining and novel user interfaces.
The site is run by the GroupLens research lab in the Department of
Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota.