Tag: conferences

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BOSC 2017 report

October 28, 2017 :

BOSC 2017 (https://www.open-bio.org/wiki/BOSC_2017) was held in Prague in July 2017 as part of the annual ISMB conference. Nearly 250 people, […]

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 […]

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 […]

OBF Travel Fellowship Program

March 1, 2016 :

We are very pleased to announce our new Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) Travel Fellowship program. The program is designed to […]

Open Source, Open Door: increasing diversity in the bioinformatics open source community

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.

BOSC 2015 call for Abstracts

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.

BOSC 2015 will be in Dublin with 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 […]

BOSC 2014 video recording

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.