Author Archives: Hilmar Lapp

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 from Feb 3 to 14. OBF participated on behalf of … Continue reading

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OBF is now an SPI-associated project

I am very pleased to announce that as of the SPI’s Board meeting that took place yesterday, O|B|F is now an SPI-associated project. Continue reading

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2009 O|B|F Board of Directors meeting

The official 2009 Board of Directors meeting is taking place today, Monday Dec 14, at 4pm EST (21:00 UTC) via teleconference. If you are an O|B|F member, you will have received the announcement and dial-in information earlier. O|B|F Board of … Continue reading

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Google Summer of Code: Call for Bio* Volunteers

Google is committed to run the Summer of Code program again this year. It will be for the 5th time. In broad strokes, the program funds what you might call remote summer internships for students to contribute to an open-source software … Continue reading

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BOSC 2009 accepted by ISMB

Belated, and probably most of you knew already, but just in case you didn’t, the 2009 Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) was accepted on Dec 16 as a Special Interest Group (SIG) meeting by the respective ISMB 2009 review committee. … Continue reading

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Kam Dahlquist elected to Board of Directors

The minutes of the November 2008 O|B|F Board of Directors meeting have been posted. The most important result of that meeting is that Kam Dahlquist was elected to the Board, bringing the number of Board members back to four. Please join … Continue reading

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Julian Lombardi will present keynote at BOSC 2008

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