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


  • Erin Antognoli

  • Chao Cai

  • Leyla Cabugos

  • Margaret Young

  • Megan O'Donnell

  • Christine Girtain

  • Meg Staton

  • Annarita Marrano

  • Alenka Hafner

  • Beant Kapoor

  • 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