Hannah Wei webinar video now available

March 17th, 2023 by

On March 14, 2023, we held a webinar (hosted by ISCBacademy) about “Re-Thinking the Patient’s Role in a Learning Health […]

BOSC Early Poster Acceptance

March 9th, 2023 by

If you submit your abstract to BOSC by March 31, we will let you know by April 6 whether it has been accepted or not for (at least) a poster. (The regular abstract submission deadline is April 20, and authors who submit in that round will be informed of poster/talk acceptance on May 11.)

ISCBacademy webinar on Patient-Led Research

March 7th, 2023 by

Hannah Wei, co-founder and technologist at the Patient-Led Research Collaborative, will speak at a webinar on March 14 at 15:00 UTC on “Re-Thinking the Patient’s Role in a Learning Health System.”

Comment period on potential BOSC 2023 keynote speakers is now open

February 10th, 2023 by

We asked the community to nominate potential BOSC keynote speakers, and we were pleased with all the great suggestions! Now […]

Nominate a keynote speaker for BOSC 2023!

February 2nd, 2023 by

BOSC usually includes two or three keynotes. We want these invited speakers to be prominent individuals or emerging leaders who […]

Crowdsourced highlights from BOSC 2022

August 16th, 2022 by

Going home after attending BOSC was a little bittersweet. It’s my favorite conference because it brings together such a welcoming […]

Festus Nyasimi: Journey to the ISMB/BOSC 2022 conference

August 1st, 2022 by

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) Event Fellowship program aims to promote diverse participation at events promoting open source bioinformatics software […]

Post-BOSC CoFest will be online

June 9th, 2022 by

‘ello Co-Fest Friends! After failing to find a good spot for an in-person CoFest, we decided to have the CoFest […]

CollaborationFest 2022

May 17th, 2022 by

Guest post by Thomas Schlapp, CoFest organizer This year we’re looking to have another post-BOSC CoFest! Last year (my first […]

BOSC and Bio-Ontologies: Even better together!

March 2nd, 2022 by

We are excited to announce that BOSC and Bio-Ontologies will join forces for part of a day at ISMB 2022. […]

Watch the recording of the ISCBacademy webinar on growing open source communities

February 23rd, 2022 by

Yesterday we hosted the OBF/BOSC contribution to the ISCBacademy webinar. Our former OBF-board member and Open Life Science co-lead Yo […]

ISCBacademy webinar Feb 22: Yo Yehudi

January 20th, 2022 by

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 15:00 UTC / 11am EDT Location: online webinar hosted by ISCB Speaker: Yo […]

ISCBacademy webinar: Open Sourcing Ourselves – Together (Mad Price Ball)

September 10th, 2021 by

The first BOSC/OBF ISCBacademy webinar will take place on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 15:00 UTC / 11am EDT, and will feature Mad Price Ball of the Open Humans Foundation speaking about “Open Sourcing Ourselves – Together.”

Ariel Mundo Ortiz: My participation at BOSC 2021 sponsored by the BOSC-OBF Event Support

September 8th, 2021 by

The BOSC-OBF 2021 Event Support Fund was awarded to Ariel Mundo Ortiz, a researcher from the University of Arkansas, to […]

David Twesigomwe: My BOSC 2021 Experience

September 7th, 2021 by

The BOSC-OBF 2021 Event Support Fund was awarded to David Twesigomwe, a PhD student based at the Sydney Brenner Institute […]

Join us for BOSC 2021!

July 28th, 2021 by

BOSC 2021, which is a track (COSI) of ISMB/ECCB 2021, will take place online the 29th and 30th of July. […]

Birds of a Feather at BOSC 2021 (deadline June 25)

June 15th, 2021 by

Birds of a Feather (BoFs) are informal, self-organized meetups focused on specific topics. They are a great way to meet […]

BOSC-OBF 2021 Event Support Fund

June 11th, 2021 by

Thanks to funding from our sponsors, we are opening a special call for applications to the BOSC-OBF Event Support Fund. […]