We’re sharing some important news with you regarding our mailing lists. From early on, we’ve maintained a self-hosted Mailman server […]
OBF mailing lists migrating to paid hosting, likely MailchimpMarch 22nd, 2023 by Peter
OBF Public Board Meeting, 2022-10-21September 29th, 2022 by Peter
Date, Time, and How to Join Agenda Board Officer Elections Elections to the Board Bylaw Changes Minutes After the meeting, […]
OBF Community Support SponsorshipMay 11th, 2021 by Peter
The following outlines a potential new grant programme, subject to approval by the OBF membership in a formal vote, which […]
Seeking community volunteers: nomination open for OBF board election 2021February 15th, 2021 by Malvika Sharan
TL;DR: Nominate candidates or yourself for the OBF board via this form or work with OBF in other volunteer capacities. […]
Goodbye mediawiki, hello new website!April 8th, 2019 by Yo Yehudi
Above: the old BOSC page. Below: the new one. If you’ve been around the OBF and BOSC community, you’re probably […]
Next OBF Travel Fellowship application deadline is Dec 15!December 7th, 2017 by Nomi Harris
The Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program was launched in 2016 to help increase diverse participation at events promoting open source […]
OBF visioning 2017November 14th, 2017 by Karen Cranston
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 updateNovember 12th, 2017 by Heather Wiencko
This time of year we’d normally be having a public board meeting as part of our commitment to communication with […]
Biopython on Podcast.__init__September 5th, 2017 by Peter
Podcast.__init__ describes itself as “The Podcast About Python and the People Who Make It Great”, and the most recent episode […]
BOSC CodeFest 2016March 28th, 2016 by Brad Chapman
The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) is a two day meeting focused on open source bioinformatics. We aim to encourage […]
BOSC 2016 Keynote SpeakersMarch 22nd, 2016 by Peter
We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2016: Jennifer Gardy Dr. Jennifer Gardy […]
BOSC 2015 Keynote SpeakersMarch 26th, 2015 by Peter
Announcing the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2015: Holly Bik and Ewan Birney.
BOSC 2015 call for AbstractsMarch 5th, 2015 by Peter
Call for Abstracts for the 16th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2015), a Special Interest Group (SIG) of ISMB/ECCB 2015.
Sadly OBF not accepted for GSoC 2015March 3rd, 2015 by Peter
Last year’s Google Summer of Code 2014 was very productive for the OBF with six students working on Bio* and related bioinformatics projects. We applied to be part of GSoC 2015, but unfortunately this year were not accepted.
Catering at BOSC CodeFest 2014April 2nd, 2014 by Peter
Bioinformatics Open Source Codefest, July 9 and 10th in Boston, now with sponsored food and drinks!
BOSC 2014 Keynote SpeakersDecember 24th, 2013 by Peter
Thanks to those who participated in the BOSC 2014 Keynote Competition! Our winner is Manuel Corpas, who correctly surmised Philip […]
BOSC 2014 Keynote CompetitionDecember 13th, 2013 by Peter
We’re pleased to officially confirm that one of the two keynote speakers for the 15th annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2014, in Boston) will be C. Titus Brown, as he announced on Twitter recently – but can you guess the second keynote speaker?
OBF Board meeting 13 NovNovember 6th, 2012 by Peter
The Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) will be holding a public Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, 13 Nov, 2012, at […]