- To provide an access point for introducing new curators to the ClinGen gene and variant biocuration process, including the necessary frameworks, tools, software, and educational materials.
- To provide biocurators with continuing education on salient topics in gene and variant curation.
- To encourage an interactive dialog between biocurators for the purposes of troubleshooting problems and brainstorming solutions, sharing best practices, and comparing experiences.
- To serve as a mechanism for feedback from the biocurators regarding any issues with the curation process that may be appropriate for discussion with the ClinGen leadership.
Gene Disease Validity General Training PresentationTraining Materials - March 29, 2019 - Updated February 2018. Focuses on how to use the curation spreadsheet, but also provides general instruction on gene disease validity process.
Biocurator Working Group Confluence [Login Required]Training Materials - March 18, 2019
Scoring experimental evidence for gene curation [Presentation]Training Materials - January 11, 2018
Working Group Membership
Membership spans many fields, including genetics, medical, academia, and industry.