Global Community Biosummit 2019 @MIT

December 17th, 2019 by

The Open Bionformatics Foundation (OBF) sponsors a Travel Fellowship program aimed at increasing diverse participation at events promoting Open Source […]

Call for OBF Travel Fellowship is Open until 1 December 2019 

November 14th, 2019 by

The call for OBF travel fellowship to select the next round of awardees is officially open! Please submit your application […]

Supercharge your open project with leadership training

November 12th, 2019 by

This post is co-authored by Bérénice Batut, Malvika Sharan, Emmy Tsang, and Yo Yehudi. In 2016, Mozilla launched a program […]

OBF Travel Fellowship: August 2019 awards

September 30th, 2019 by

A record number of people applied for the latest round of the OBF Travel Fellowship, which closed on August 15, 2019. […]

5 tips to promote ‘water cooler effects’ at informal discussion sessions

August 27th, 2019 by

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.

Dos and Don’ts for computational training

August 27th, 2019 by

Thanks to OBF support with a travel grant, I was able to attend the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester […]

Next OBF Travel Fellowship Application Deadline: August 15, 2019

August 7th, 2019 by

The OBF Travel Fellowship program, established in 2016, aims to increase diverse participation at events related to open source bioinformatics. […]

Meeting report: BOSC 2019, the 20th Annual BOSC

August 1st, 2019 by

As Europe experienced a record-breaking heat wave, BOSC 2019 attendees stayed cool in the Basel Congress Center (and many took […]

Biopython 1.74 released

July 16th, 2019 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Biopython 1.74 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. This release of Biopython supports […]

Travel Award Recipients For April 2019

May 31st, 2019 by

We are pleased to announce the April 2019 OBF Travel Fellowship recipients. The OBF Travel Fellowship program, established in 2016, […]

Goodbye mediawiki, hello new website!

April 8th, 2019 by

Above: the old BOSC page. Below: the new one. If you’ve been around the OBF and BOSC community, you’re probably […]

2nd US Semantic Technology Symposium 2019

April 6th, 2019 by

This is a guest blog post from Md Kamruzzaman Sarker, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel […]

A week of open source adventures in San Diego

March 13th, 2019 by

Google Summer of Code 2018 wrap-up

February 22nd, 2019 by

Travel award recipients for December 2018

February 13th, 2019 by

Meet our new Travel Fellowship Review Chair: Farah Zaib Khan

January 9th, 2019 by

Biopython 1.73 released

December 18th, 2018 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Biopython 1.73 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. This release of Biopython supports […]

Updates are coming!

November 19th, 2018 by

About a year ago, the OBF shared plans to get more involved with the open science community, and followed up […]