Biopython 1.76 released

December 20th, 2019 by

Biopython 1.76 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. Coming relatively soon after our last release, the timing is […]

Biopython 1.75 released

November 7th, 2019 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Biopython 1.75 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. This release of Biopython supports Python 2.7, 3.5, […]

OBF Travel Fellowship: August 2019 awards

September 30th, 2019 by

A record number of people applied for the latest round of the OBF Travel Fellowship, which closed on August 15, 2019. […]

5 tips to promote ‘water cooler effects’ at informal discussion sessions

August 27th, 2019 by

In this post, Malvika Sharan discusses her top tips to organise informal discussion sessions that promotes water cooler effect. Such sessions are useful for collecting ideas, gaining perspectives, and engaging with others over serendipitous interactions based on topics of mutual interests.

Dos and Don’ts for computational training

August 27th, 2019 by

Thanks to OBF support with a travel grant, I was able to attend the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester […]

Biopython 1.74 released

July 16th, 2019 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Biopython 1.74 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. This release of Biopython supports […]

Google Summer of Code 2018 wrap-up

February 22nd, 2019 by

Biopython 1.73 released

December 18th, 2018 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Biopython 1.73 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. This release of Biopython supports […]

The color of bioinformatics: what is it and how can it be modified?

August 29th, 2018 by

This is a guest blog post from Tendai Mutangadura, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program to attend […]

City of roses they call it – Portland Oregon (USA)

August 18th, 2018 by

How should I start describing the fruitful experience in this amazing city… First time ever in Portland, second time attending […]

Taking Turns

August 2nd, 2018 by

BOSC 2019 will be part of ISMB 2019 Every year until 2018, BOSC was part of the annual ISMB conference […]

Biopython 1.72 released

June 27th, 2018 by

Dear Biopythoneers, I’m writing this in Portland at the GCC BOSC 2018 conference, where I will present the Biopython Project […]

OBF Birds of a Feather at GCCBOSC 2018

June 14th, 2018 by

If you’re going to GCCBOSC 2018, we invite you to join us at the OBF Birds of a Feather on […]

Saving science from itself: A review of the 2018 eLife Innovation Sprint

May 22nd, 2018 by

This is a guest blog post from Anisha Keshavan, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship […]

BioJava 5.0.0 is out

April 9th, 2018 by

BioJava 5.0.0 was released on the 23rd of March 2018. This represents a major milestone that brings more consolidation and […]

Biopython 1.71 released

April 4th, 2018 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions of Biopython 1.71 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website, and the release […]

GCCBOSC 2018: A Bioinformatics Community Conference – Call for Abstracts

February 21st, 2018 by

We are pleased to announce that abstract submission and early registration for GCCBOSC2018 are now open. This event brings our annual Bioinformatics Open […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – Coding in the Winter Wonderland: Galaxy Admin Training in Oslo, 2018

February 11th, 2018 by

Sharing highlights of my unforgettable experience in the snowy white city of Oslo, Norway from the 7th to the 14th of January, 2018.