Category Archives: Community

BOSC 2015 will be in Dublin with ISMB/ECCB 2015

We have asked you, and you have spoken! 59 past and/or future BOSC attendees participated in our survey, answering questions about what they liked at BOSC 2014, what changes they’d like to see, and — most importantly — what they thought about the proposal … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.64 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.64 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). This release of Biopython supports Python 2.6 and 2.7, 3.3 and also the new 3.4 version. It is also tested on PyPy 2.0 … Continue reading

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OBF Google Summer of Code students 2014

I’m pleased to announce the acceptance of OBF’s Google Summer of Code 2014 (GSoC) students. Continue reading

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Catering at BOSC CodeFest 2014

Bioinformatics Open Source Codefest, July 9 and 10th in Boston, now with sponsored food and drinks! Continue reading

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Free registration to student presenters at BOSC 2014

To encourage more student presentations at the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC), this year we’re waiving the registration fee for accepted student presenters [see main text for details] Continue reading

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BOSC 2014 call for abstracts

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 15th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2014), a Special Interest Group (SIG) of ISMB 2014 to be held in Boston. Continue reading

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OBF accepted as a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2014

Open Bio is officially a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2014! See Google’s official announcement for more details on what this means in general. What’s next? Google’s GSoC timeline lays out what we need to do as a … Continue reading

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OBF applies for Google Summer of Code 2014

On Friday, OBF applied to be a mentoring organization for Google Summer of Code 2014. The core of our application to Google is our list of project ideas and our team of mentors supporting them. (We also have a separate … Continue reading

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Call for Ideas for OBF’s 2014 Google Summer of Code

Google Summer of Code is on again for 2014, and OBF is once again applying as a mentoring organization. Participating in GSoC as an organization is very competitive, and we will need your help in gathering a good set of … Continue reading

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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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