Teams are a way to easily manage groups of users for the purposes of project access, communication, and challenge participation. In this guide you will learn how to:
From your Profile Page, which can be accessed by clicking your name in the top right corner, click on the Teams tab as seen below.
Enter a team name in the dialog box and click Create Team. If the team name already exists, you will be prompted to enter a new team name.
Team in created, you will be taken to the team page, where you can invite members, change settings, edit or delete the team. By default, the user creating the team is the Team Manager, the user with permissions to perform these changes. The Team Manager may designate additional Team Managers by changing the setting next to the user’s name.
Teams for which you are a Team Manager, you may invite or delete team members and edit team settings, from the team page. Under the Tools button in the upper right corner of the page you will see options to
Invite Users: find and invite registered Synapse users to join your
Team. Users will be sent an email indicating they have been invited to join the
Team and must confirm the invitation prior to being included.
You may also remove team members by clicking the Remove button next to a member, or promote additional team members to Team Manager, by clicking the option list below the member.
A listing of all
Teams to which you belong is available on the Teams tab of your User Profile Page. You may leave any
Team of which you are a member by clicking Tools>Leave Team.
You may search for Synapse
Teams using the Search All Teams button on the Teams tab of your User Profile Page. You may also search
Teams using the general search box in the header of each Synapse page by prefacing the search with @ (e.g. @PCBC).
Teams to which you do not belong, you may view the team members and contact information, as well as request to join the
Team via the Request to Join Team button. You may also search among team members using the search box on the upper right side of the page.
Team has an email address which can be used to message the team members. This address is found on the team page. Each team member will be reached at the email address they have registered with Synapse.
You may use
Teams to manage Sharing Settings on
Projects. From the Share button you may add
Teams in addition to individuals. Each member of the
Team will receive the Sharing Setting specified for the
When participating in a Challenge, you may submit solutions as an individual or as a
Team must be registered with the challenge, which can be done by clicking the Register a Team button, typically on the Forming a Team page on the challenge wiki. When submitting a
File to a challenge from the Web Client, you will be given the option to submit the
File as part of a
Team. You will then be asked to select from the registered
Teams of which you are a member, or register an existing
Team with the challenge, and to verify which team members contributed to the solution. Note that only members who have already registered with the challenge may be selected.
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