Fifteen years SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics: life science databases, tools and support

Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jul;42(Web Server issue):W436-41. doi: 10.1093/nar/gku380. Epub 2014 May 3.


The SIB Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics ( was created in 1998 as an institution to foster excellence in bioinformatics. It is renowned worldwide for its databases and software tools, such as UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot, PROSITE, SWISS-MODEL, STRING, etc, that are all accessible on, SIB's Bioinformatics Resource Portal. This article provides an overview of the scientific and training resources SIB has consistently been offering to the life science community for more than 15 years.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Biological Evolution
  • Biostatistics
  • Computational Biology*
  • Databases, Chemical*
  • Drug Design
  • Genomics
  • Humans
  • Internet
  • Protein Conformation
  • Proteomics
  • Software*
  • Systems Biology