Tetraphase Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel antibiotics to treat the serious and life-threatening multidrug-resistant infections that pose a major and growing global health threat.

Tetraphase’s proprietary breakthrough chemistry technology enables the design of molecules that can overcome antibiotic resistance. Our drug platform has led to the creation of more than 3,000 broad- and selective-spectrum antibiotic drug candidates.


Limina designed and implemented an Intranet and Extranet based on Sharepoint 2013 on Office 365 cloud deployment. The solution included an implementation that supported FDA Validation and an implementation of policies for discoverability, information management and security needed to support a commercial pharmaceutical business. Implementation consisted of SharePoint 2013 on Office 365 Team Sites, Publishing Sites and MySites with complete rebranding. The entire solution was configuration only with no custom code.


Our team conducted stakeholder and user research interviews from across the institution to drive operational and system efficiency and to aid in functional, UX requirements across their infrastructure.

  • User Research
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Use Case development


Everyone has a love/hate relationship with Sharepoint.  Our team took fearless steps towards breaking through UX and design challenges in the native Sharepoint experience for a custom branded user experience which drove better adoption of core features.

  • Branding
  • Information Architecture
  • Interactive Prototyping
  • Persona Development
  • Visual Design
  • Taxonomy Design and Development


Our team managed the implementation through agile sprints to drive everything from platform selection through integration and deployment.

  • Platform selection
  • Compliance tool evaluation and selection
  • Solution architecture
  • SharePoint 2013 design, configuration and development
  • Design, develop and implement disaster recovery plan • SharePoint architecture
  • Enterprise search architecture
  • Security design including roles, groups, and membership management
  • System integration using BCS