OBF Travel Fellowship – Coding in the Winter Wonderland: Galaxy Admin Training in Oslo, 2018

February 11th, 2018 by

Sharing highlights of my unforgettable experience in the snowy white city of Oslo, Norway from the 7th to the 14th of January, 2018.

Mailing list consolidation

December 15th, 2017 by

The OBF’s self-hosted mailman server is still struggling right now, so we are looking at migrating the active mailing lists […]

Next OBF Travel Fellowship application deadline is Dec 15!

December 7th, 2017 by

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program was launched in 2016 to help increase diverse participation at events promoting open source […]

BOSC 2017 in Prague, the land of stories (and beer)

November 21st, 2017 by

This is a guest blog post from Farah Zaib Khan, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship […]

OBF visioning 2017

November 14th, 2017 by

TL;DR: The OBF isn’t doing enough in public policy and advocacy around Open Science, and we are looking to recruit […]

Mailing list outage, and public board meeting update

November 12th, 2017 by

This time of year we’d normally be having a public board meeting as part of our commitment to communication with […]

BOSC 2017 report

October 28th, 2017 by

BOSC 2017 (https://www.open-bio.org/wiki/BOSC_2017) was held in Prague in July 2017 as part of the annual ISMB conference. Nearly 250 people, […]

Biopython on Podcast.__init__

September 5th, 2017 by

Podcast.__init__ describes itself as “The Podcast About Python and the People Who Make It Great”, and the most recent episode […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – BOSC session of the ECCB/ISMB 2017

August 28th, 2017 by

This blog post is syndicated from a post on Jonathan Sobel’s blog, originally published July 27, 2017. Jonathan was supported […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – IGC Bioinformatics Training

August 27th, 2017 by

This blog post is syndicated from a post on Vitalina Kirgizova’s blog, originally published June 6, 2017. Vitalina was supported […]

Travel fellowships: deadline August 15

July 29th, 2017 by

The next deadline for the OBF travel fellowship is coming up soon on August 15, 2017. If you are attending […]

Biopython 1.70 released

July 11th, 2017 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions of Biopython 1.70 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website, and the release […]

Travel award recipients for April 2017

June 5th, 2017 by

We had a huge response to this round of the OBF travel award. After reviewing the applications, the OBF board […]

BOSC 2017 keynote speakers

April 13th, 2017 by

We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2017, and our first sponsors. But […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – CWL week in London

April 5th, 2017 by

This is a guest blog post from Anton Khodak, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship […]

OBF Public Board of Directors Meeting

October 5th, 2016 by

The OBF has at least one public board meeting per year, in part to vote on important business issues, and in part to […]

BOSC 2016 in Disney World with Donald Docker!

July 21st, 2016 by

First I would like to congratulate OBF that supports diversity in the community with its travel awards initiative. I was […]

New BioJava Logo Design Competition

June 14th, 2016 by

BioJava is organizing a design competition to come up with a new logo. Anybody can participate: The logo should look […]