About the OBF

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-run group that promotes open source software development and Open Science within the biological research community.
It runs the annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC).

A public meeting of the OBF Board of Directors was held on July 25, 2019 in Basel, Switzerland as a Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF) meeting at BOSC 2019, which was part of the 2019 ISMB/ECCB conference.

Travel Awards

The OBF Travel Fellowship program aims to increase diverse participation at events promoting open source bioinformatics software development and open science in the biological research community.


Upcoming events

Board of directors