Category Archives: Biopython

The Biopython Project is an international distributed collaborative effort to develop Python libraries and applications which address the needs of current and future work in bioinformatics. The source code is made available under the Biopython License, which is extremely liberal and compatible with almost every license in the world.

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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Biopython 1.63 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.63 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website and (soon) from the Python Package Index (PyPI). The current version removed the requirement of the 2to3 library. This was made possible by dropping Python 2.5 (and Jython 2.5). This … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.63 beta released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.63 beta are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website. This is a beta release for testing purposes, the main reason for a beta version is the large amount of changes imposed by the … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.62 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.62 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). Continue reading

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Biopython 1.61 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.61 are now available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). The updated Biopython Tutorial and Cookbook is online (PDF). Platforms/Deployment We currently support Python … Continue reading

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Travis-CI for Testing

BioRuby, Biopython and BioPerl are now using Travis-CI.org, a hosted continuous integration service for the open source community, to run their unit tests automatically whenever their GitHub repositories are updated. Continue reading

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Biopython 1.60 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.60 are now available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). Platforms/Deployment We currently support Python 2.5, 2.6 and 2.7 and also test under Jython … Continue reading

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Students selected for GSoC

Hello all, I’m very pleased and excited to announce that the Open Bioinformatics Foundation has selected 5 very capable students to work on OBF projects this summer as part of the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) program. The accepted students, … Continue reading

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Cross-links in GenomeDiagram

I’ve just finished writing up an example for the Biopython Tutorial of the new GenomeDiagram functionality added in Biopython 1.59. You can now control the start and end points of individual tracks, and you can add cross-links between regions of … Continue reading

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Biopython 1.59 released

Source distributions and Windows installers for Biopython 1.59 are now available from the downloads page on the Biopython website and from the Python Package Index (PyPI). Continue reading

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