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Account Setup

To begin using Synapse, please follow these steps:

  1. Please familiarize yourself with the different account types available.

  2. Create an Account: Start by visiting the Synapse Documentation Website and register for an account.

  3. Certification Quiz: To unlock all the features and upload data in Synapse, you must successfully complete a certification quiz.

Pro Tip

You can find your Synapse username by navigating to view your profile.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please submit a ticket to the DCC Customer Service Desk.

  1. After creating your account, please inform the DCC so that a team-specific invitation can be sent to you.

  2. To join a team, you must accept the invitation by clicking on the link provided in the email and following the instructions on the Synapse team page.

  3. Navigate to Your Projects: Once you have an account, you can access your projects. These projects are categorized into three types:

    • Created By Me: Projects created by you.
    • Favorite Projects: Projects you've marked as favorites.
    • Shared With Me: Projects you have access to.
    • Team Projects: Projects associated with your research team.