dictyBase: About Us

Technical Summary

For a detailed description of the dictyBase architecture, please see the detailed architecture page

  • dictyBase is run on an Ubuntu Linux 6.06 Server running Apache and the programming language is Perl.
  • The database software is Oracle 10g Enterprise Server.
  • The database schema is a modified version of the Chado Database Schema.
  • The Genome Browser is an implementation of GBrowse from the Generic Model Organism Database Construction Set (GMOD).
  • The DHTML dropdown menus seen on every page are licensed from Milonic.

Special Thanks

The dictyBase Team

Rex L Chisholm, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator

Warren A. Kibbe, Ph.D.
Co-Principal Investigator

  From left to right: Kerry Sheppard, Stock Center Research Technician; Siddhartha Basu, Ph.D, Lead Bioinformatics Software Engineer; Petra Fey, Senior Scientific Curator, Stock Center Manager; David Jimenez-Morales Ph.D., Bioinformatics Software Engineer; Robert Dodson, Scientific Curator.  

Former Team Members

Yogesh Pandit
Former Bioinformatics Software Engineer, January 2012 - October 2013

Pascale Gaudet Ph.D.
Former Scientific Curator, March 2003 - September 2010, dictyBase consultant October 2010 - June 2013

Yulia Bushmanova
Former Bioinformatics Software Engineer,
June 2008 - July 2011

Eric Just
Former Lead Bioinformatics Software Engineer,
August 2002 - February 2008

Marc Vincelli
Former Stock Center Technician,
April 2009 - February 2010

Karen Kestin
Former Scientific Curator,
November 2003 - February 2007

Sohel Merchant
Former Bioinformatics Software Engineer,
June 2003 - July 2007

Daniel Schneider
Former Bioinformatics Student,
two rotations in 2006

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