Tag: Community

Computational biology without borders

October 15, 2019 :

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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

February 11, 2018 :

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

Next OBF Travel Fellowship application deadline is Dec 15!

December 7, 2017 :

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program was launched in 2016 to help increase diverse participation at events promoting open source […]

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 visioning 2017

November 14, 2017 :

TL;DR: The OBF isn’t doing enough in public policy and advocacy around Open Science, and we are looking to recruit […]

Mailing list outage, and public board meeting update

November 12, 2017 :

This time of year we’d normally be having a public board meeting as part of our commitment to communication with […]