OBF was accepted as a mentoring organisation for Google Summer of Code this year. It was another good year for […]
We are glad to announce that the call for application to the OBF Event Fellowship is now open. The deadline for the application is 1 October 2020. Applications should be submitted via this Google Form.
BCC2020 (the collaborative BOSC + GCC meeting) was held online, with over 800 people registered for some part of the […]
After much discussion, the BCC2020 organizing committee has decided to hold the meeting on Remo.co, which is similar to Zoom […]
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 […]
OBF Travel Award recipient Michael Thompson writes about his experience at the Galaxy Admin Training 2020
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 Open Bionformatics Foundation (OBF) sponsors a Travel Fellowship program aimed at increasing diverse participation at events promoting Open Source […]
The call for OBF travel fellowship to select the next round of awardees is officially open! Please submit your application […]
This post is co-authored by Bérénice Batut, Malvika Sharan, Emmy Tsang, and Yo Yehudi. In 2016, Mozilla launched a program […]
A record number of people applied for the latest round of the OBF Travel Fellowship, which closed on August 15, 2019. […]
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.
Thanks to OBF support with a travel grant, I was able to attend the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester […]
The OBF Travel Fellowship program, established in 2016, aims to increase diverse participation at events related to open source bioinformatics. […]