BOSC CollaborationFest 2023 Report

September 29th, 2023 by

BOSC CoFest 2023 was organized in Lyon, as a satellite event of BOSC. CoFest is a free hackathon-style event, where participants gather in small groups to exchange ideas and work together on bioinformatics projects including but not limited to hacking.

ISCBacademy webinar Oct 3

September 18th, 2023 by

Sierra Moxon to speak about “LinkML: an open data modeling framework, grounded with ontologies” [If you missed the webinar, the […]

BOSC 2023 Report

August 14th, 2023 by

The 24th annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2023, took place as part of ISMB/ECCB 2023 in Lyon, France, and […]

Spotlight on diversity: Jenea Adams

July 10th, 2023 by

Diversity, inclusion and accessibility (also known as Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, DEI) are a major part of BOSC’s mission and […]

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 […]