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 […]

Updates are coming!

November 19th, 2018 by

About a year ago, the OBF shared plans to get more involved with the open science community, and followed up […]

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 […]

Mailing list consolidation

December 15th, 2017 by

The OBF’s self-hosted mailman server is still struggling right now, so we are looking at migrating the active mailing lists […]

New BioJava Logo Design Competition

June 14th, 2016 by

BioJava is organizing a design competition to come up with a new logo. Anybody can participate: The logo should look […]

First three OBF travel fellowships awarded

May 23rd, 2016 by

The first round of the Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program has granted funds to three open source bioinformatics software […]

BOSC CodeFest 2016

March 28th, 2016 by

The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) is a two day meeting focused on open source bioinformatics. We aim to encourage […]

BOSC 2016 Keynote Speakers

March 22nd, 2016 by

We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2016: Jennifer Gardy Dr. Jennifer Gardy […]

BOSC 2015 Keynote Speakers

March 26th, 2015 by

Announcing the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2015: Holly Bik and Ewan Birney.

OBF Board meeting 13 Nov

November 6th, 2012 by

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) will be holding a public Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, 13 Nov, 2012, at […]

Server transition process to AWS servers

November 4th, 2012 by

Our aging server which has run for 5+ years the OBF sites has finally reached end of its lifespan. We […]

Introduction of OpenID logins for OBF wikis

March 17th, 2011 by

Due to a huge influx of spam across all OBF wikis, we are in the process of locking down new […]

Introducing (and expanding) the Biopython Cookbook

April 29th, 2009 by

Hi all, You may have noticed we’re trying out using the wiki for Biopython cookbook entries. It’s a new idea […]

Biopython on twitter

March 27th, 2009 by

Just to let you all know, Biopython is now on twitter. And in case you missed the OBF announcement last […]

Hello, (twitter) world

February 11th, 2009 by

O|B|F News feed is now available in Twitter! You are welcome to follow us. Cheers, The O|B|F Admins.

mediawiki updated

June 14th, 2007 by

Updated mediawiki to 1.10 Did a bulk creation of a number of modules wiki pages for modules that had been […]

Updated PDoc software

June 26th, 2006 by

Raphaël Leplae has updated the Pdoc software to have an improved stylesheet and fix several bugs including problems rendering Bio::DB::Fasta. […]

mediawiki 1.6.7

June 7th, 2006 by

Upgraded MW install for some bugfixes and security fixes.