Tag: conferences

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. […]

Join us at BOSC 2021!

March 24, 2021 :

BOSC 2021 will take place July 29-30, as part of ISMB/ECCB 2021 Online. Key Dates May 6, 2021 (11:59pm EDT): […]

BCC2020 pre-conference open house

July 8, 2020 :

After much discussion, the BCC2020 organizing committee has decided to hold the meeting on Remo.co, which is similar to Zoom […]

Help us make BCC2020 a rewarding online experience!

May 22, 2020 :

We’re old hands at organizing in-person BOSCs (some of us were involved in planning the very first BOSC, in 2000), […]

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.

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 […]