Tag: Community

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 […]

Biopython on Podcast.__init__

September 5, 2017 :

Podcast.__init__ describes itself as “The Podcast About Python and the People Who Make It Great”, and the most recent episode […]

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 […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – IGC Bioinformatics Training

August 27, 2017 :

This blog post is syndicated from a post on Vitalina Kirgizova’s blog, originally published June 6, 2017. Vitalina was supported […]

Biopython 1.70 released

July 11, 2017 :

Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions of Biopython 1.70 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website, and the release […]

Travel award recipients for April 2017

June 5, 2017 :

We had a huge response to this round of the OBF travel award. After reviewing the applications, the OBF board […]

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 […]

OBF Travel Fellowship – CWL week in London

April 5, 2017 :

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

OBF Public Board of Directors Meeting

October 5, 2016 :

The OBF has at least one public board meeting per year, in part to vote on important business issues, and in part to […]

BOSC 2016 in Disney World with Donald Docker!

July 21, 2016 :

First I would like to congratulate OBF that supports diversity in the community with its travel awards initiative. I was […]

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 […]

First three OBF travel fellowships awarded

May 23, 2016 :

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

Welcome to our Google Summer of Code 2016 students

April 25, 2016 :

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation is participating in the Google Summer of Code 2016 program, and last Friday the selected students were […]

Phyloinformatics Summer of Code supports OBF Travel Fellowship Program

April 18, 2016 :

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation is pleased to announce a gift of USD 18,125 from the Phyloinformatics Summer of Code toward […]

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 […]