Welcome to our Google Summer of Code 2016 students

April 25th, 2016 by

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation is participating in the Google Summer of Code 2016 program, and last Friday the selected students were […]

BOSC CodeFest 2016

March 28th, 2016 by

The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) is a two day meeting focused on open source bioinformatics. We aim to encourage […]

Biopython 1.66 released

October 21st, 2015 by

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.66 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website and from […]

BioRuby 1.5.0 released

July 2nd, 2015 by

We are pleased to announce the release of BioRuby 1.5.0. This new release includes support of recent Ruby versions (Ruby […]

GSoC project Sambamba published in scientific journal

April 1st, 2015 by

(This is a repost of a BLOG on Google Open Source news about Google’s open source student programs and software […]

Sadly OBF not accepted for GSoC 2015

March 3rd, 2015 by

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.

OBF Google Summer of Code 2014 Wrap-up

February 23rd, 2015 by

In 2014, OBF had six students in the Google Summer of Code 2014™ (GSoC) program mentored under its umbrella of […]

Biopython 1.65 released

December 17th, 2014 by

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.65 are now available. The most visible change is that the Biopython sequence objects now use string comparison, rather than Python’s object comparison.

Biopython 1.64 released

May 29th, 2014 by

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.64 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). This release […]

OBF Google Summer of Code students 2014

April 26th, 2014 by

I’m pleased to announce the acceptance of OBF’s Google Summer of Code 2014 (GSoC) students.

Catering at BOSC CodeFest 2014

April 2nd, 2014 by

Bioinformatics Open Source Codefest, July 9 and 10th in Boston, now with sponsored food and drinks!

Call for Organization Admins for OBF’s 2014 Google Summer of Code participation

January 14th, 2014 by

Update: The deadline for responding has been extended to January 25. The 2014 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is coming […]

BioPerl release 1.6.923

December 19th, 2013 by

The latest BioPerl release (v1.6.923) is now available on CPAN. This is a point release to address a few bugs, […]

Biopython 1.63 released

December 6th, 2013 by

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.63 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website and (soon) from the Python Package Index (PyPI). […]

Biopython 1.63 beta released

November 12th, 2013 by

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.63 beta are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website. This is a beta […]

BioPerl v.1.6.910 released

September 7th, 2013 by

UPDATE: As a bit of time has passed since we originally intended to make a new release, I forgot that […]

Biopython 1.62 released

August 28th, 2013 by

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.62 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI).

BOSC 2013

July 17th, 2013 by

Hello from Berlin, where the pre-BOSC informal CodeFest 2013 meeting is already underway. We’re looking forward to seeing even more […]