Early Poster Acceptance Round 2024

February 18, 2024 :

Abstract submission for BOSC 2024 is now open! Since some people can’t get conference travel approval from their institution until […]

Biopython 1.83 released

January 10, 2024 :

Dear Biopythoneers, Our first release of 2024 is now out, sooner than planned as this is purely to revert the […]

BOSC CollaborationFest 2023 Report

September 29, 2023 :

BOSC CoFest 2023 was organized in Lyon, as a satellite event of BOSC. CoFest is a free hackathon-style event, where participants gather in small groups to exchange ideas and work together on bioinformatics projects including but not limited to hacking.

Call for the second round of OBF Event Fellowship 2023 and the first 2023 round overview.

July 5, 2023 :

The call for applications for the OBF Event Fellowship 2023, round 2, is now open. The deadline for this round […]

Comment period on potential BOSC 2023 keynote speakers is now open

February 10, 2023 :

We asked the community to nominate potential BOSC keynote speakers, and we were pleased with all the great suggestions! Now […]

Crowdsourced highlights from BOSC 2022

August 16, 2022 :

Going home after attending BOSC was a little bittersweet. It’s my favorite conference because it brings together such a welcoming […]

BOSC and Bio-Ontologies: Even better together!

March 2, 2022 :

We are excited to announce that BOSC and Bio-Ontologies will join forces for part of a day at ISMB 2022. […]

BOSC 2021 will be part of ISMB/ECCB 2021 (online)

February 12, 2021 :

BOSC is returning to ISMB in 2021, after a successful partnership with Galaxy for the first Bioinformatics Community Conference last […]

Computational biology without borders

October 15, 2019 :

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.

BOSC late-round abstract submission closes May 15!

May 9, 2019 :

If you’d like the opportunity to present your work at BOSC 2019 (which will take place in Basel, Switzerland, on […]

Taking Turns

August 2, 2018 :

BOSC 2019 will be part of ISMB 2019 Every year until 2018, BOSC was part of the annual ISMB conference […]

GCCBOSC 2018: A Bioinformatics Community Conference – Call for Abstracts

February 21, 2018 :

We are pleased to announce that abstract submission and early registration for GCCBOSC2018 are now open. This event brings our annual Bioinformatics Open […]

BOSC 2017 in Prague, the land of stories (and beer)

November 21, 2017 :

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

OBF Travel Fellowship – BOSC session of the ECCB/ISMB 2017

August 28, 2017 :

This blog post is syndicated from a post on Jonathan Sobel’s blog, originally published July 27, 2017. Jonathan was supported […]

BOSC 2017 keynote speakers

April 13, 2017 :

We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2017, and our first sponsors. But […]

New BioJava Logo Design Competition

June 14, 2016 :

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

BOSC CodeFest 2016

March 28, 2016 :

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 22, 2016 :

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