Computational biology without borders

October 15th, 2019 by

In this post, Aziz discusses the importance of open source software and tools for the scientific discovery in the current data-intensive century. He also shares his experience about the 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

Travel award recipients for December 2018

February 13th, 2019 by

Meet our new Travel Fellowship Review Chair: Farah Zaib Khan

January 9th, 2019 by

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 […]

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 […]

Saving science from itself: A review of the 2018 eLife Innovation Sprint

May 22nd, 2018 by

This is a guest blog post from Anisha Keshavan, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – Coding in the Winter Wonderland: Galaxy Admin Training in Oslo, 2018

February 11th, 2018 by

Sharing highlights of my unforgettable experience in the snowy white city of Oslo, Norway from the 7th to the 14th of January, 2018.

Arun Decano awarded OBF Travel Fellowship

January 30th, 2018 by

Arun Decano is a PhD research fellow in the Infection Genomics Group at Dublin City University in Dublin, Ireland. Her […]