Creating an OBF-wide Code of Conduct

November 15th, 2019 by

One of the core values shared across the OBF community is inclusiveness and welcoming newcomers to contribute, without discrimination. Every […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

Travel award recipients for April 2018

May 25th, 2018 by

We had another great round of applications for the OBF Travel Fellowship this spring. After reviewing the applications, the OBF Board selected […]

Welcome to our Google Summer of Code 2018 students

April 24th, 2018 by

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation is again participating in the Google Summer of Code program this year. Last Monday the selected students […]

Welcome to our new board members!

March 20th, 2018 by

As mentioned in our previous blog post, last Friday the OBF had a board of directors meeting. One of the […]

OBF Public Board Meeting to take place March 16, 2018 at 15:00 UTC

March 5th, 2018 by

The OBF Board of Directors holds a public meeting about once a year, in accordance with our bylaws. The next […]