Susan McClatchy, M.S.

Bioinformatics Analyst III

Susan McClatchy has worked in bioinformatics education at the Jackson Laboratory since 2004. She has many years of experience training scientists at external academic institutions, at conferences, and at home in genomics, bioinformatics, and computer programming. She manages the Bioinformatics Training Program at JAX and collaborates internationally with scientist-educators from Software and Data Carpentry, nonprofit organizations with a shared mission to build data science fluency in the global research communities that they serve.

Grants, Honors And Accomplishments


AAAS Science Prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction (2013)


Board Service

Treasurer, The Carpentries Executive Council (appointed for 2018 - 2019)

Treasurer, Software Carpentry Foundation Board of Directors (elected for 2017)


JAX Director’s Innovation Fund The Jackson Laboratory Bioinformatics Training Program (Churchill / McClatchy) (2016-2018)

NIH BD2K Open Educational Resources Curriculum Development and Training for Systems Genetics (Churchill) (2016-2019)