June 5, 2017 :
We had a huge response to this round of the OBF travel award. After reviewing the applications, the OBF board […]
April 13, 2017 :
We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2017, and our first sponsors. But […]
July 21, 2016 :
First I would like to congratulate OBF that supports diversity in the community with its travel awards initiative. I was […]
June 14, 2016 :
BioJava is organizing a design competition to come up with a new logo. Anybody can participate: The logo should look […]
May 23, 2016 :
The first round of the Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program has granted funds to three open source bioinformatics software […]
March 28, 2016 :
The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) is a two day meeting focused on open source bioinformatics. We aim to encourage […]
March 22, 2016 :
We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2016: Jennifer Gardy Dr. Jennifer Gardy […]
March 1, 2016 :
Call for Abstracts for the 17th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2016), a Special Interest Group (SIG) of ISMB 2016. […]
We are very pleased to announce our new Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) Travel Fellowship program. The program is designed to […]
June 5, 2015 :
Every year, BOSC includes a panel discussion that offers all attendees the chance to engage in conversation with the panelists and each other. The theme of the BOSC 2015 panel would be “Open Source, Open Door: increasing diversity in the bioinformatics open source community”. Our complete list of panellists is as follows…
April 2, 2015 :
The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) has always been about community. Our goal this year is to welcome even greater participation, opening the door even wider to participants who have historically been underrepresented in the world of open source bioinformatics and, therefore, at BOSC.
March 26, 2015 :
Announcing the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2015: Holly Bik and Ewan Birney.
March 5, 2015 :
Call for Abstracts for the 16th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2015), a Special Interest Group (SIG) of ISMB/ECCB 2015.
September 18, 2014 :
We have asked you, and you have spoken! 59 past and/or future BOSC attendees participated in our survey, answering questions about what […]
June 19, 2014 :
We aim to video record all the talks at BOSC 2014, and the panel discussion, to be made freely available online after the conference.
April 2, 2014 :
Bioinformatics Open Source Codefest, July 9 and 10th in Boston, now with sponsored food and drinks!
March 19, 2014 :
To encourage more student presentations at the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC), this year we’re waiving the registration fee for accepted student presenters [see main text for details]
March 4, 2014 :
Abstracts are now being accepted for the 15th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2014), a Special Interest Group (SIG) of ISMB 2014 to be held in Boston.