This is an interview with Alan Robinson who is part of the Industry Programme of the EBI in London. In this interview, Alan Robinson describes the process of how he came to the EBI. He describes the differences between the commercial and the academic research sector and how the interaction between the EBI and industry took place. Furthermore, Alan Robinson talks about how the use of biological data in scientific research began. He also gives an insight of his later work as team leader of the Industry Programme, of the relations between the EBI and EMBL Heidelberg and of MitoMiner
This is an interview with Janet Thornton who joined EMBL-EBI as Director in 2001. In this interview, Janet Thornton describes her interest in biomolecular data before coming to EBI an how she was invited to become Director of this institute. Furthermore, Janet Thornton gives an insight into her impressions when she started at the EBI as well as into the political and scientific strategies she developed for the institute. In addition, some information about the structure of EBI and about the ELIXIR-project can be found in this interview.
These reprints show staff and buildings of the EMBL Data Library and later EMBL-EBI between 1993 and 1997. The titles of each item comes from annotations that were found on the back of O'Donovan's original photographs.
This fonds holds material from Graham Cameron relating, in particular, to the development of the EMBL Data Library and the establishment EMBL-EBI, the European Bioinformatics Institute, in Hinxton, GB.