OBF Public Board Meeting: 2023-12-19, 11am EST

December 4th, 2023 by

All are invited to join us (via Zoom) at the OBF’s upcoming public Board meeting. Date, Time, and How to […]

OBF Public Board Meeting, 2022-10-21

September 29th, 2022 by

Date, Time, and How to Join Agenda Board Officer Elections Elections to the Board Bylaw Changes Minutes After the meeting, […]

OBF Community Support Sponsorship scheme funds first pilot project

August 18th, 2022 by

The OBF Community Support Sponsorship scheme aims to sponsor small open-source-focused events like a scientific meeting, small conference, training workshop, […]

Reflections from my 3 years on the OBF Board – Malvika Sharan

July 25th, 2022 by

I have reached the end of my term after working with the OBF board members since 2019 and have stepped down from the board. It is bittersweet!

New Code of Conduct, Community Support Sponsorship approved by OBF membership vote

January 27th, 2022 by

As previously described, during the November 2021 public Board meeting, the OBF announced two new initiatives to be voted on […]

OBF Membership Referendum

January 4th, 2022 by

During our last public Board meeting, the OBF announced two new initiatives that are being proposed for approval by the […]

Two new members elected to OBF Board

October 6th, 2021 by

During the OBF’s public Board meeting on September 21, 2021, two new Board members were elected: Hilyatuz Zahroh and Caleb Kibet. Additionally, two proposals were presented; they will be voted on by the OBF membership soon.

OBF Public Board Meeting, 2021-09-21

September 11th, 2021 by

Date, Time, and How to Join Date and time: 2021-09-21, 17:00 UTC (10am PT / 1pm ET / 18:00 UK) […]

OBF Community Support Sponsorship

May 11th, 2021 by

The following outlines a potential new grant programme, subject to approval by the OBF membership in a formal vote, which […]

Would you like to make a difference in grassroots open bioinformatics?

February 12th, 2021 by

About three years ago I nervously responded to a blog post from the OBF looking for board member applications from […]

Call for applications for OBF Event Fellowship, Round 2 of 2020

August 22nd, 2020 by

We are glad to announce that the call for application to the OBF Event Fellowship is now open. The deadline for the application is 1 October 2020. Applications should be submitted via this Google Form.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]