Welcome to the ISB!

The ISB is a non profit organization for biocurators, developers, and researchers with an interest in biocuration. The society promotes the field of biocuration and provides a forum for information exchange through meeting and workshops.

2022-2023 Executive Committee

The ISB is pleased to announce the newly elected members of the 2022 – 2023 Executive Committee:

Ruth was elected as a returning member and Susan, Tarcisio, and Paul are new EC members.

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the International Society for Biocuration was held on October 3rd – during the last session of the ISB2022 Virtual Conference (more info on the session here) – and led by ISB Chair Nicole Vasilevsky.

The AGM featured updates on the ISB Biocuration Award Winners, highlights on the work of the ISB Executive Committee in 2021-2022, community opportunities, conferences and workshops in 2022 and 2023. The slides of the AGM are available here.

Excellence in Biocuration Award winners for year 2022

ISB is pleased to announce the winners for the “Excellence in Biocuration Award” for this year:

Early Career: Shirin Saverimuttu, SciBite Limited, Cambridge, UK

Advanced Career: Antonia Lock, European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK


The ISB is committed to the inclusion and recognition of all community members regardless of race, age, culture, ability, ethnicity or nationality, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, religious affiliation, and socioeconomic status.


The informative flyer of the ISB is available in different languages on the about page of the website.