Dotmatics Limited

Dotmatics Limited

December 16, 2010 04:01 ET

Dotmatics Appoints Shikha O'Brien, Ph.D. as Vice President of US Business Development

BISHOPS STORTFORD, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2010) - Dotmatics Limited, a leading provider of drug discovery informatics products and services, is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Shikha O'Brien to their Business Development Team. Dr. O'Brien, will serve as Vice President of Business Development in the United States and will oversee the growth and expansion of the Dotmatics software and technology platform within the North American market.

Dr. Shikha O'Brien brings more than 10 years of experience in the drug discovery informatics arena. She has an intimate knowledge of the field having held positions of increasing importance within the Life Science division of Accelrys and MSI. In her roles as a scientist, in product management and in marketing she has developed relationships with, and provided solutions for, many diverse groups of researchers. This appointment allows Dotmatics to leverage Dr. O'Brien's extensive understanding of the academic, pharmaceutical and biotech communities and to deliver its technology to a growing number of customers.

"We're very fortunate to have Dr. O'Brien here to develop our US business and customer base," said Dr. Stephen Gallagher, Dotmatics' Chief Executive Officer. "Dr. O'Brien's expertise and shear enthusiasm in delivering discovery informatics solutions to the Life Science and Technology industries make her a significant asset to our team as we enter the next stage of our company's evolution."

"I am really excited about the opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of such an exciting and dynamic technology. Dotmatics bring a fresh approach to informatics software and I am looking forward to building new relationships centered on this technology." commented Dr. Shikha O'Brien. "My focus has always been on facilitating science and making drug discovery and development easier for my customers and Dotmatics solutions provide a great way of doing this."

About Dotmatics

Dotmatics has rapidly emerged as a preferred Informatics supplier to many of the top global Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology organizations. Dotmatics is a scientific software company deploying web-based knowledge solutions that dramatically improve the way scientific data is queried, browsed, managed and shared within companies. Dotmatics has significant expertise in cheminformatics techniques including chemical databases, SAR analysis, data management and data visualization. A privately-owned company, Dotmatics was founded in 2005 and has its head office based south of Cambridge, UK.

Recent Corporate Highlights Include:

Dotmatics Expands Into New UK Headquarters.

Fully web based and searchable ELN launched at EUGM.

Heptares Therapeutics chooses Dotmatics platform.

Boehringer Ingelheim license Browser and Vortex.

Spanish Giant Almirall choose Dotmatics for Visualisation

Solution Highlights:

Browser – web-based tool for querying, browsing and visualizing biological databases such as IDBS' ActivityBase(TM) and any chemical database.

Vortex – world-class visualization and analytics platform for scientific and non-scientific data.

Gateway – securely enables research teams to share information internally and with external partners.

Pinpoint – powerful Oracle chemical cartridge for querying and integrating chemical databases*. Pinpoint represents world-class indexing and search performance at a cost-effective price.

Register – flexible and scalable chemical registration system.

Nucleus – map and import biological and non-biological data files into an Oracle database.

Studies – the new standard in screening data management.

Studies Notebook – a web-based ELN for all disciplines.

*Pinpoint is developed in collaboration with Astex Therapeutics Ltd

Contact Information

  • Enquiries
    Our new address is:
    Dotmatics Limited
    The Old Monastery
    Windhill, Bishops Stortford, Herts
    CM23 2ND, UK
    Our phone/fax numbers remain unchanged:
    Dotmatics Limited
    +44(0)1279 654 123
    +44(0)1279 653 088 (FAX)
    For general enquires please contact:
    Bill Bailey
    Head of Sales & Marketing
    +44 (0)1279 654 123