Category Archives: Development

BOSC 2015 call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts for the 16th Annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC 2015), a Special Interest Group (SIG) of ISMB/ECCB 2015. Continue reading

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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 unfortunately this year were not accepted. Continue reading

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Biopython 1.65 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.65 are now available. The most visible change is that the Biopython sequence objects now use string comparison, rather than Python’s object comparison. 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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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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