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UX in the Life Sciences

Since 2017 I have been leading a community of User Experience practitioners in the Life Sciences. Much of our work involves communicating the value of UX to wider stakeholders in the R&D Life Sciences.

UX in Bioinformatics

I have always been a passionate advocate for UX in Bioinformatics. Here are some journal articles on the importance of UX in Bioinformatics.

  • Enzyme Portal: a case study in applying user-centred design methods in bioinformatics. de Matos P., Cham JA, Cao H, Alcántara R, Rowland F, Lopez R and Steinbeck C (2013)  BMC Bioinformatics 14:103
  • Bioinformatics meets user-centred design: a perspective. Pavelin K., Cham J.A., de Matos P., Brooksbank C., Cameron G. and Steinbeck C. (2012)  PLoS Computational Biology 8(7): e1002554