Biopython 1.79 released!

June 3rd, 2021 by

Biopython 1.79 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. This is the final release supporting Python […]

Request for comments on the OBF Code of Conduct draft

May 12th, 2021 by

The OBF is committed to providing a harassment-free and respectful environment for all members of our community. To ensure that […]

Domain names available for adoption

January 28th, 2021 by

The OBF has two sets of domain names available for adoption by a non-profit or open source project: biows.org, biows.com, […]

Biopython 1.78 released

September 4th, 2020 by

Biopython 1.78 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. The main change is that Bio.Alphabet is no longer used. […]

Biopython 1.77 released

May 25th, 2020 by

Alexander Decurnou (first contribution) Andrei Istrate (first contribution) Andrey Raspopov Austin Varela (first contribution) Chris Daley Chris Rands Deepak Khatri […]

Biopython 1.76 released

December 20th, 2019 by

Biopython 1.76 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. Coming relatively soon after our last release, the timing is […]

Biopython 1.75 released

November 7th, 2019 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Biopython 1.75 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. This release of Biopython supports Python 2.7, 3.5, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Biopython 1.72 released

June 27th, 2018 by

Dear Biopythoneers, I’m writing this in Portland at the GCC BOSC 2018 conference, where I will present the Biopython Project […]

BioJava 5.0.0 is out

April 9th, 2018 by

BioJava 5.0.0 was released on the 23rd of March 2018. This represents a major milestone that brings more consolidation and […]

Biopython 1.71 released

April 4th, 2018 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions of Biopython 1.71 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website, and the release […]

OBF accepted as a mentoring organisation for Google Summer of Code 2018

February 23rd, 2018 by

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation has been accepted as a mentoring organisation for the 2018 instance of the Google Summer of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Biopython 1.69 released

April 7th, 2017 by

Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.69 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython […]