We’re old hands at organizing in-person BOSCs (some of us were involved in planning the very first BOSC, in 2000), […]
We are delighted to announce that four awardees, Gigi Kenneth, Armando Blondel Djiyou Djeuda, Edidiong Etuk and Pengfei Fan, have been selected to receive the OBF travel fellowship for 2020 round 1, to support their participation in virtual events.
We look forward to receiving lots of abstracts by the end of this week from people interested in presenting at […]
The Open Bioinformatics Foundation was shocked and saddened to learn that our colleague and collaborator James Taylor, a professor of […]
The 2020 Bioinformatics Community Conference (BCC2020), which brings together the BOSC and Galaxy communities, will take place online–more info here. […]
We are currently accepting applications for the first application round for the OBF Travel Fellowship 2020. Apply here.
The call for OBF travel fellowship to select the next round of awardees is officially open! Please submit your application […]
In this post, OBF Travel Fellowship awardee Aziz Khan discusses the importance of open source software and tools for scientific discovery in the current data-intensive century. He also shares his experiences at ISMB/ECCB and BOSC 2019 in Basel.
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.
I attended the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2019) organized this year along with ISMB/ECCB in Basel, Switzerland from July […]
As Europe experienced a record-breaking heat wave, BOSC 2019 attendees stayed cool in the Basel Congress Center (and many took […]
If you’d like the opportunity to present your work at BOSC 2019 (which will take place in Basel, Switzerland, on […]
We have successfully crowd-sourced a new OBF logo! The process started at the OBF Birds of a Feather meeting at GCCBOSC […]
This is a guest blog post from Tendai Mutangadura, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program to attend […]
How should I start describing the fruitful experience in this amazing city… First time ever in Portland, second time attending […]
BOSC 2019 will be part of ISMB 2019 Every year until 2018, BOSC was part of the annual ISMB conference […]
This year, the Galaxy Community Conference (GCC) and the Bioinformatics Community Conference (BOSC) met together to form the first Bioinformatics […]
It was really great to meet so many of you at GCCBOSC this year! We will soon have a couple […]