Main goals:

  • Write a white paper and produce a high-level guide for educating students about biological digital resources (databases, data repositories, web portals, etc).


Time a member dedicates to this working group on average (including meetings and assigned tasks):

  • 30-minute meetings every 2 weeks;

  • Flexible time to contribute to writing and lesson planning (max. 2 hours per week). 


Benefits of joining this working group:

  • Paper authorship; 

  • Networking; 

  • Professional development;

  • Opportunity to practice teaching in person.



Chair: Meg Staton

Co-Chair: Annarita Marrano


  • Seth Murray
  • Chao Cai
  • Margaret Young
  • Megan O'Donnell
  • Ramin Yadegari
  • Fortune Ogo-Ndah Awala
  • Christine Girtain
  • Olakorede Kanmi-Obembe
  • Meg Staton
  • Annarita Marrano
  • Alenka Hafner
  • Beant Kapoor
  • Jacqueline Campbell
  • Leonore Reiser
  • John P. McNamara


Meeting Schedule: every two weeks on Monday, at 11.10 AM ET | 10.10 AM CT | 9.10 AM MT | 8.10 AM PT

For more information, please email