Monthly Archives: June 2009

Biopython 1.51 beta released

A beta release for Biopython 1.51 is now available for download and testing. In the two months since Biopython 1.50 was released, we have introduced support for writing features in GenBank files using Bio.SeqIO, extended SeqIO’s support for the FASTQ … Continue reading

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Clever tricks with NCBI Entrez EInfo (& Biopython)

Constructing complicated Entrez searches can be tricky, but it turns out one of the Entrez Programming Utilities called Entrez EInfo can help. This can tell you all the searchable fields available for each of the Entrez databases. Continue reading

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BOSC Schedule Posted

The BOSC 2009 schedule of speakers with links to abstracts has been posted at

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