Announcing OBF (travel) fellowship awardees for 2020 round 1

May 8th, 2020 by

We are delighted to announce that four awardees, Gigi Kenneth, Armando Blondel Djiyou Djeuda, Edidiong Etuk and Pengfei Fan, have been selected to receive the OBF travel fellowship for 2020 round 1, to support their participation in virtual events.

OBF Travel Fellowship 2020: Round 1 and BCC 2020

February 17th, 2020 by

We are currently accepting applications for the first application round for the OBF Travel Fellowship 2020. Apply here.

OBF Board elections, December 2019

January 14th, 2020 by

During the public OBF Board Meeting held on December 17, 2019, elections were held for five Board members whose terms […]

Creating an OBF-wide Code of Conduct

November 15th, 2019 by

Among the core values shared across the OBF community are inclusiveness and welcoming newcomers to contribute, without discrimination. Every year […]

OBF Travel Fellowship: August 2019 awards

September 30th, 2019 by

A record number of people applied for the latest round of the OBF Travel Fellowship, which closed on August 15, 2019. […]

Malvika Sharan elected to OBF Board

August 17th, 2019 by

At the OBF’s July 2019 public Board meeting (held at BOSC 2019), Malvika Sharan was unanimously elected as a new […]

OBF Public Board Meeting (July 2019)

August 16th, 2019 by

On July 25, 2019, the OBF held a public Board meeting in Basel, Switzerland. Organized as a Birds of a […]

Next OBF Travel Fellowship Application Deadline: August 15, 2019

August 7th, 2019 by

The OBF Travel Fellowship program, established in 2016, aims to increase diverse participation at events related to open source bioinformatics. […]

Goodbye mediawiki, hello new website!

April 8th, 2019 by

Above: the old BOSC page. Below: the new one. If you’ve been around the OBF and BOSC community, you’re probably […]

2nd US Semantic Technology Symposium 2019

April 6th, 2019 by

This is a guest blog post from Md Kamruzzaman Sarker, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel […]

A week of open source adventures in San Diego

March 13th, 2019 by

Google Summer of Code 2018 wrap-up

February 22nd, 2019 by

We have recently applied to Google for the OBF to be part of the Google Summer of Code 2019 programme, […]

Travel award recipients for December 2018

February 13th, 2019 by

New OBF logo

November 5th, 2018 by

We have successfully crowd-sourced a new OBF logo! The process started at the OBF Birds of a Feather meeting at GCCBOSC […]

OBF membership form fixed

October 26th, 2018 by

We recently discovered that the application to join the OBF (linked from the OBF membership page) was not working. It […]

The color of bioinformatics: what is it and how can it be modified?

August 29th, 2018 by

This is a guest blog post from Tendai Mutangadura, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program to attend […]

City of roses they call it – Portland Oregon (USA)

August 18th, 2018 by

How should I start describing the fruitful experience in this amazing city… First time ever in Portland, second time attending […]

Taking Turns

August 2nd, 2018 by

BOSC 2019 will be part of ISMB 2019 Every year until 2018, BOSC was part of the annual ISMB conference […]