Mailing list outage, and public board meeting update

November 12th, 2017 by

This time of year we’d normally be having a public board meeting as part of our commitment to communication with […]

Biopython on Podcast.__init__

September 5th, 2017 by

Podcast.__init__ describes itself as “The Podcast About Python and the People Who Make It Great”, and the most recent episode […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – BOSC session of the ECCB/ISMB 2017

August 28th, 2017 by

This blog post is syndicated from a post on Jonathan Sobel’s blog, originally published July 27, 2017. Jonathan was supported […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – IGC Bioinformatics Training

August 27th, 2017 by

This blog post is syndicated from a post on Vitalina Kirgizova’s blog, originally published June 6, 2017. Vitalina was supported […]

BOSC 2017 keynote speakers

April 13th, 2017 by

We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2017, and our first sponsors. But […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – CWL week in London

April 5th, 2017 by

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

Biopython 1.68 released

August 26th, 2016 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.68 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython […]

New BioJava Logo Design Competition

June 14th, 2016 by

BioJava is organizing a design competition to come up with a new logo. Anybody can participate: The logo should look […]

Biopython 1.67 released

June 8th, 2016 by

This was long over-due, but Biopython 1.67 was released earlier today. The most recent delay was due to migrating our website from […]

First three OBF travel fellowships awarded

May 23rd, 2016 by

The first round of the Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program has granted funds to three open source bioinformatics software […]

Welcome to our Google Summer of Code 2016 students

April 25th, 2016 by

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation is participating in the Google Summer of Code 2016 program, and last Friday the selected students were […]

BOSC CodeFest 2016

March 28th, 2016 by

The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) is a two day meeting focused on open source bioinformatics. We aim to encourage […]

BOSC 2016 Keynote Speakers

March 22nd, 2016 by

We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2016: Jennifer Gardy Dr. Jennifer Gardy […]

BOSC 2016 Call for Abstracts

March 1st, 2016 by

Call for Abstracts for the 17th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2016), a Special Interest Group (SIG) of ISMB 2016. […]

Biopython 1.66 released

October 21st, 2015 by

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.66 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website and from […]

BOSC 2015 Panel – increasing diversity

June 5th, 2015 by

Every year, BOSC includes a panel discussion that offers all attendees the chance to engage in conversation with the panelists and each other. The theme of the BOSC 2015 panel would be “Open Source, Open Door: increasing diversity in the bioinformatics open source community”. Our complete list of panellists is as follows…

Open Source, Open Door: increasing diversity in the bioinformatics open source community

April 2nd, 2015 by

The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) has always been about community. Our goal this year is to welcome even greater participation, opening the door even wider to participants who have historically been underrepresented in the world of open source bioinformatics and, therefore, at BOSC.

BOSC 2015 Keynote Speakers

March 26th, 2015 by

Announcing the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2015: Holly Bik and Ewan Birney.