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.

Galaxy Admin 2020 and beyond (guest post by OBF Travel Award recipient Michael Thompson)

April 14th, 2020 by

OBF Travel Award recipient Michael Thompson writes about his experience at the Galaxy Admin Training 2020

OBF travel fellowships update in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

March 13th, 2020 by

In light of the current outbreak, we urge everyone to avoid travelling if possible, in order to slow the rate […]

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 Travel Fellowship awards for December 2019

December 21st, 2019 by

Two awardees were chosen during the latest round of the OBF Travel Fellowship program, which closed on December 1, 2019. The […]

Global Community Biosummit 2019 @MIT

December 17th, 2019 by

The Open Bionformatics Foundation (OBF) sponsors a Travel Fellowship program aimed at increasing diverse participation at events promoting Open Source […]

Call for OBF Travel Fellowship is Open until 1 December 2019 

November 14th, 2019 by

The call for OBF travel fellowship to select the next round of awardees is officially open! Please submit your application […]

Changes to the OBF Travel Fellowship application schedule

November 14th, 2019 by

The OBF Travel Fellowship program, which was started in 2016, will be making some changes to the schedule. Until now, […]

Computational biology without borders

October 15th, 2019 by

In this post, OBF Travel Fellowship awardee Aziz Khan discusses the importance of open source software and tools for scientific discovery in the current data-intensive century. He also shares his experiences at ISMB/ECCB and BOSC 2019 in Basel.

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. […]

5 tips to promote ‘water cooler effects’ at informal discussion sessions

August 27th, 2019 by

In this post, Malvika Sharan discusses her top tips to organise informal discussion sessions that promotes water cooler effect. Such sessions are useful for collecting ideas, gaining perspectives, and engaging with others over serendipitous interactions based on topics of mutual interests.

Dos and Don’ts for computational training

August 27th, 2019 by

Thanks to OBF support with a travel grant, I was able to attend the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester […]

Cordon Bleu Bioinformatics

August 25th, 2019 by

I attended the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2019) organized this year along with ISMB/ECCB in Basel, Switzerland from July […]

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. […]

OBF Travel Fellowship for AfricaOSH Summit 2019

June 1st, 2019 by

Note: This is a guest blog post from Angela Muraya, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel […]

Travel Award Recipients For April 2019

May 31st, 2019 by

We are pleased to announce the April 2019 OBF Travel Fellowship recipients. The OBF Travel Fellowship program, established in 2016, […]

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