Tag: Community

OBF Community Support Sponsorship scheme funds first pilot project

August 18, 2022 :

The OBF Community Support Sponsorship scheme aims to sponsor small open-source-focused events like a scientific meeting, small conference, training workshop, […]

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 […]

Watch the recording of the ISCBacademy webinar on growing open source communities

February 23, 2022 :

Yesterday we hosted the OBF/BOSC contribution to the ISCBacademy webinar. Our former OBF-board member and Open Life Science co-lead Yo […]

ISCBacademy webinar Feb 22: Yo Yehudi

January 20, 2022 :

Date & Time: Tuesday, February 22, 2022, 15:00 UTC / 11am EDT Location: online webinar hosted by ISCB Speaker: Yo […]

OBF Membership Referendum

January 4, 2022 :

During our last public Board meeting, the OBF announced two new initiatives that are being proposed for approval by the […]

Creating an OBF-wide Code of Conduct

November 15, 2019 :

Among the core values shared across the OBF community are inclusiveness and welcoming newcomers to contribute, without discrimination. Every year […]

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.

Updates are coming!

November 19, 2018 :

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

New OBF logo

November 5, 2018 :

We have successfully crowd-sourced a new OBF logo! The process started at the OBF Birds of a Feather meeting at GCCBOSC […]

The color of bioinformatics: what is it and how can it be modified?

August 29, 2018 :

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 18, 2018 :

How should I start describing the fruitful experience in this amazing city… First time ever in Portland, second time attending […]

GCCBOSC 2018 post-meeting report

July 27, 2018 :

This year, the Galaxy Community Conference (GCC) and the Bioinformatics Community Conference (BOSC) met together to form the first Bioinformatics […]

Following up from BOSC’s OBF Birds of a Feather meeting

July 9, 2018 :

It was really great to meet so many of you at GCCBOSC this year! We will soon have a couple […]

Biopython 1.72 released

June 27, 2018 :

Dear Biopythoneers, I’m writing this in Portland at the GCC BOSC 2018 conference, where I will present the Biopython Project […]

Travel award recipients for April 2018

May 25, 2018 :

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 22, 2018 :

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

Welcome to our Google Summer of Code 2018 students

April 24, 2018 :

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation is again participating in the Google Summer of Code program this year. Last Monday the selected students […]

Welcome to our new board members!

March 20, 2018 :

As mentioned in our previous blog post, last Friday the OBF had a board of directors meeting. One of the […]