BOSC 2019

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The Bosc Pear

BOSC 2019 will take place July 24-25 as part of ISMB/ECCB in Basel.

If you are interested in giving a talk at BOSC 2019, submit your abstract by April 11!

New: join our public Gitter channel

Important Dates

  • March, 2019: Registration for ISMB opens. You can register for just the two days of BOSC (July 24-25) or the whole conference.
  • April 11, 2019: Deadline for submitting talk/poster abstracts
  • May 9, 2019: Authors notified
  • May 15, 2019: Late poster/late-breaking lightning talk submission deadline
  • May 23, 2019: Late round authors notified
  • July 21-25, 2019: ISMB/ECCB 2019, Basel, Switzerland
  • July 24-25, 2019: BOSC 2019, Basel, Switzerland
  • July 26-27, 2019: CollaborationFest 2019, location TBD

Session Topics

BOSC covers all aspects of bioinformatics and open science software, including (but not limited to):

  • Open Science and Reproducible Research
  • Open Biomedical Data
  • Citizen/Participatory Science
  • Standards and Interoperability
  • Data Science
  • Workflows
  • Open Approaches to Translational Bioinformatics
  • Developer Tools and Libraries
  • Inclusion, Outreach and Training
  • Bioinformatics Open Source Project Reports (about new or existing projects)

BOSC Organizing Committee

  • Nomi L. Harris (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)--Chair
  • Peter Cock (Biopython developer; James Hutton Institute)
  • Christopher Fields (National Center for Supercomputing Applications)
  • Bastian Greshake Tzovaras (Open Humans)
  • Michael Heuer (UC Berkeley)
  • Karsten Hokamp (Smurfit Institute of Genetics, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
  • Monica Munoz-Torres (Oregon State University)
  • Bastian Rieck (ETH Zurich)
  • Yo Yehudi (University of Cambridge)
  • Heather Wiencko (Hosted Graphite, Dublin Ireland)--Co-Chair

Previous BOSCs

Code of Conduct

As part of ISMB/ECCB 2019, BOSC 2019 will be covered by ISMB's Code of Conduct..

Contact Us

  • Follow BOSC on Twitter: @OBF_BOSC, #bosc2019
  • If you'd like to join the mailing list for BOSC-related announcements, including the call for abstracts and deadline reminders, please subscribe to bosc-announce. This list has low traffic, and your address will be kept private.
  • If you have questions about the conference, or would like to volunteer to help out, please contact the organizers at obf-bosc@googlegroups.com.
  • Join our public Gitter channel, https://gitter.im/OBF/BOSC_community