Andreas Prlic is Senior Scientist at the RCSB-PDB database in San Diego, California. Prior to this he worked as a PostDoc at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, U.K. Currently he is acting as project leader for BioJava. He developed the protein structure API. Other projects he was working on include e.g. SPICE a browser for protein sequence and structure annotations, based on the Distributed Annotation System.