Tag: Travel Fellowship

Ruth Nanjala: My experience attending and participating at the ICHG 2023 conference hosted in the Mother City

March 21, 2023 :

An OBF Event Fellowship enabled Ruth Nanjala to attend the International Congress of Human Genetics (ICHG) 2023 conference in Africa.

Call for applications for the first round of OBF Event Fellowship 2023 & overview of the second 2022 round

February 20, 2023 :

The call for applications for the OBF Event Fellowship 2023, round 1, is now open. The deadline for this round […]

Microbiome (k)nights

December 29, 2022 :

Luise Rauer, a PhD student at the Technical University of Munich’s Institute of Environmental Medicine, was awarded an OBF Event Fellowship to participate virtually in the 9th International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC) conference in November 2022.

MetaDocencia: Teaching to Teach (Bioinformatics and more) Online in Spanish

January 13, 2021 :

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) Event Fellowship program aims to promote diverse participation at events promoting open-source bioinformatics software development […]

Smart computational imaging: a report from CLEO 2020

August 25, 2020 :

Pengfei Fan received the OBF Event Fellowship in the round-1 of 2020. He says “This fellowship was an excellent opportunity to participate in CLEO 2020 where I could connect with open source and open science enthusiasts. I firmly believe that this community will ideally promote open-source software development and advocate diversify in the years to come.”

A Software Engineer’s Experience at BCC 2020

August 16, 2020 :

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) Event Fellowship program aims to promote diverse participation at events promoting open source bioinformatics software […]

Announcing OBF (travel) fellowship awardees for 2020 round 1

May 8, 2020 :

We are delighted to announce that four awardees, Gigi Kenneth, Armando Blondel Djiyou Djeuda, Edidiong Etuk and Pengfei Fan, have been selected to receive the OBF travel fellowship for 2020 round 1, to support their participation in virtual events.

Galaxy Admin 2020 and beyond (guest post by OBF Travel Award recipient Michael Thompson)

April 14, 2020 :

OBF Travel Award recipient Michael Thompson writes about his experience at the Galaxy Admin Training 2020

OBF travel fellowships update in light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

March 13, 2020 :

In light of the current outbreak, we urge everyone to avoid travelling if possible, in order to slow the rate […]

OBF Travel Fellowship 2020: Round 1 and BCC 2020

February 17, 2020 :

We are currently accepting applications for the first application round for the OBF Travel Fellowship 2020. Apply here.

OBF Travel Fellowship awards for December 2019

December 21, 2019 :

Two awardees were chosen during the latest round of the OBF Travel Fellowship program, which closed on December 1, 2019. The […]

Global Community Biosummit 2019 @MIT

December 17, 2019 :

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) sponsors a Travel Fellowship program aimed at increasing diverse participation at events promoting Open Source […]

Call for OBF Travel Fellowship is Open until 1 December 2019 

November 14, 2019 :

The call for OBF travel fellowship to select the next round of awardees is officially open! Please submit your application […]

Changes to the OBF Travel Fellowship application schedule

November 14, 2019 :

The OBF Travel Fellowship program, which was started in 2016, will be making some changes to the schedule. Until now, […]

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.

OBF Travel Fellowship: August 2019 awards

September 30, 2019 :

A record number of people applied for the latest round of the OBF Travel Fellowship, which closed on August 15, 2019. […]

5 tips to promote ‘water cooler effects’ at informal discussion sessions

August 27, 2019 :

In this post, Malvika Sharan discusses her top tips to organise informal discussion sessions that promotes water cooler effect. Such sessions are useful for collecting ideas, gaining perspectives, and engaging with others over serendipitous interactions based on topics of mutual interests.

Dos and Don’ts for computational training

August 27, 2019 :

Thanks to OBF support with a travel grant, I was able to attend the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester […]