Community comment period open for potential BOSC 2024 keynotes

January 19th, 2024 by

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

Nominate a keynote speaker for BOSC!

January 10th, 2024 by

We are seeking a diverse list of potential BOSC keynote speakers. We invite you, our community, to nominate people you […]

OBF Public Board Meeting: 2023-12-19, 11am EST

December 4th, 2023 by

All are invited to join us (via Zoom) at the OBF’s upcoming public Board meeting. Date, Time, and How to […]

OBF and BOSC leaving Twitter/X

November 20th, 2023 by

As of November 21, 2023, the Open Bioinformatics Foundation and BOSC will no longer post on Twitter/X. Although in the […]

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 […]

Call for the second round of OBF Event Fellowship 2023 and the first 2023 round overview.

July 5th, 2023 by

The call for applications for the OBF Event Fellowship 2023, round 2, is now open. The deadline for this round […]

Winfred Gatua: Hybrid Carpentries workshop supported by OBF Event Fellowship

March 29th, 2023 by

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

OBF mailing lists migrating to paid hosting, likely Mailchimp

March 22nd, 2023 by

We’re sharing some important news with you regarding our mailing lists. From early on, we’ve maintained a self-hosted Mailman server […]

Ruth Nanjala: My experience attending and participating at the ICHG 2023 conference hosted in the Mother City

March 21st, 2023 by

An OBF Event Fellowship enabled Ruth Nanjala to attend the International Congress of Human Genetics (ICHG) 2023 conference in Africa.

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 […]

Call for applications for the first round of OBF Event Fellowship 2023 & overview of the second 2022 round

February 20th, 2023 by

The call for applications for the OBF Event Fellowship 2023, round 1, is now open. The deadline for this round […]

Call for the second round of OBF Event Fellowship 2022 & overview from the first round

August 12th, 2022 by

The call for applications for the OBF Event Fellowship 2022, round 2 is now open. The deadline for this round […]

Reflections from my 3 years on the OBF Board – Malvika Sharan

July 25th, 2022 by

I have reached the end of my term after working with the OBF board members since 2019 and have stepped down from the board. It is bittersweet!

My trip to the EMBO neural stem cells workshop

June 23rd, 2022 by

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

Furkan M. Torun: Highlights of my participation at PyCon IT 2022

June 17th, 2022 by

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