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Travel fellowships: deadline August 15

The next deadline for the OBF travel fellowship is coming up soon on August 15, 2017. If you are attending any event that develops / promotes open source software or open science, and you are willi...
Karen Cranston 2017-07-29 13:17:44
Biopython 1.70 released
Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions of Biopython 1.70 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website, and the release is also on the Python Package Index (PyPI)....
Peter 2017-07-11 10:45:49
Travel award recipients for April 2017
We had a huge response to this round of the OBF travel award. After reviewing the applications, the OBF board selected four recipients. Three applicants accepted awards, and all plan to use the fu...
Karen Cranston 2017-06-05 14:36:29
BOSC 2017 keynote speakers
We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2017, and our first sponsors. But first a final reminder – today (Thursday 13 April...
Peter 2017-04-13 10:28:24
Biopython 1.69 released
Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.69 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website, and the release is also on the Pyth...
Peter 2017-04-07 11:03:24
OBF Travel Fellowship – CWL week in London
This is a guest blog post from Anton Khodak, who was supported by the ongoing Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program to attend a week long Common Workflow Language (CWL) workshop...
Peter 2017-04-05 19:01:00
OBF Public Board of Directors Meeting
The OBF has at least one public board meeting per year, in part to vote on important business issues, and in part to publicly discuss items relevant to the OBF community.  The latest public OBF...
Chris Fields 2016-10-05 16:56:48
BioPerl v1.7.0 released
We are happy to announce the long-awaited release of BioPerl v1.7.0.  The release is now available on CPAN and Github. During this release series, we will move some extraneous code to separate...
Chris Fields 2016-09-25 15:10:29
BioRuby 1.5.1 released
We are pleased to announce the release of BioRuby 1.5.1. In this new release, NCBI Entrez web client classes, Bio::NCBI::REST and Bio::PubMed, are changed to use HTTPS instead of HTTP, to prepare N...
Naohisa Goto 2016-09-07 15:04:32
Biopython 1.68 released
Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.68 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website, and the release is also on the Pyth...

Peter 2016-08-26 16:23:42

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BioPerl v1.7.0 released

We are happy to announce the long-awaited release of BioPerl v1.7.0.  The release is now available on CPAN and Github. During this release series, we will move some extraneous code to separate...
Chris Fields 2016-09-25 15:10:29
Sadly OBF not accepted for GSoC 2015
Last year's Google Summer of Code 2014 was very productive for the OBF with six students working on Bio* and related bioinformatics projects. We applied to be part of GSoC 2015, but unfortunate...
Peter 2015-03-03 13:30:35
Call for Organization Admins for OBF’s 2014 Google Summer of Code participation
Update: The deadline for responding has been extended to January 25. The 2014 Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is coming up soon. The published timeline puts the mentoring organization applications fro...
Hilmar Lapp 2014-01-15 00:04:20
BioPerl release 1.6.923
The latest BioPerl release (v1.6.923) is now available on CPAN. This is a point release to address a few bugs, as well as push out the recent code updates that Francisco Ossandón has made to impro...
Chris Fields 2013-12-19 05:24:25
BioPerl v.1.6.910 released
UPDATE: As a bit of time has passed since we originally intended to make a new release, I forgot that (in that time period) Carnë Draug had released a split-out version of Bio::Biblio to CPAN this...
Chris Fields 2013-09-08 03:48:25
Travis-CI for Testing
<a href="http://bioruby.org">BioRuby</a>, <a href="http://biopython.org">Biopython</a> and <a href="bioperl.org">BioPerl</a&gt...
Peter 2012-07-30 13:24:09
BioPerl-DB, BioPerl-Run, BioPerl-Network 1.6.9 released
The latest BioPerl-DB, BioPerl-Run, and BioPerl-Network code has been released to CPAN: BioPerl-Run BioPerl-DB BioPerl-Network Please report any bugs to our Redmine server. Enjoy! chris
Chris Fields 2011-04-21 20:12:53
BioPerl 1.6.9 released
BioPerl 1.6.9 is now available in CPAN.  In this release: Refactored Bio::Species/Bio::Tree New SeqIO modules (gbxml, msout, mbsout) Updates for perl 5.12 Bio::Assembly support for SAM/BAM, Newble...
Chris Fields 2011-04-14 20:03:27
OBF and Google Summer of Code 2011
Google announced today the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) has been accepted as a mentoring organization for the 2011 Google Summer of Code! <a href="https://news.open-bio.org/2011...
Peter 2011-03-18 21:44:22
Introduction of OpenID logins for OBF wikis
Due to a huge influx of spam across all OBF wikis, we are in the process of locking down new user account creation and adding OpenID logins for the OBF wikis (BioPerl example). User account creatio...

Chris Fields 2011-03-17 17:29:38