We had another great round of applications for the OBF Travel Fellowship this spring. After reviewing the applications, the OBF Board selected three recipients, who have all accepted the award.
Congratulations to our spring 2018 recipients:
- Anisha Keshavan – attended the eLife Innovation Sprint. Anisha is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington, where she develops open source code, including citizen scientist platforms for image quality classification and image segmentation (update – see blog post).
- Farah Zaib Khan – attending GCCBOSC2018
including the CollaborationFest. Farah is a Common Workflow Language contributor based at the University of Melbourne. She has recently been working on a project to record the provenance of CWL workflows, and first attended BOSC in 2017 (update – see blog post).
- Tendai Mutangadura – attending GCCBOSC2018
including the CollaborationFest. Tendai is a first-time BOSC attendee who works at the University of Missouri and focuses on studying disease-causing mutations in canine genomics (update – see blog post).
Watch this space for blog posts from each of the awardees (update – links added above).
The next deadline for travel awards is August 15. You can apply to travel to participate at any event that develops or promotes open source development and open science in the biological research community.The program is aimed at increasing diverse participation at such events. See the OBF travel award page for details and how to apply.