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The annual Board of Directors Meeting of the Open Bioinformatics Foundation will take place on November 8, 2011. As in previous years, it will be held by conference call, estimated to be about 2 hrs long. Continue reading
BioPerl 1.6.9 is now available in CPAN. In this release: Refactored Bio::Species/Bio::Tree New SeqIO modules (gbxml, msout, mbsout) Updates for perl 5.12 Bio::Assembly support for SAM/BAM, Newbler, ace output Bio::DB::SeqFeature updates PAML updated to work with v. 4.4d lots of … Continue reading
The Biopython team is proud to announce Biopython 1.54, a new stable release of the Biopython library. Biopython 1.54 comes five months after our last release and brings new features, tweaks to some established functions and the usual collection of … Continue reading
BioPerl has migrated to git and GitHub! We have also set up a mirror set of several key repositories at the great public git hosting site repo.or.cz. If you are a current BioPerl developer (had a previous account for direct access … Continue reading
Just a friendly reminder that abstracts for BOSC 2010 are due next Thursday, April 15. See the BOSC web site at http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/BOSC_2010 for details. Submissions will only be accepted electronically at http://events.open-bio.org/BOSC2010/openconf.php. Graduate students, don’t forget we are offering $250 … Continue reading
The BOSC organizing committee is soliciting input on the planning of BOSC 2010 so that we can make it a successful and productive conference for the O|B|F community. You may send your suggestions to the email@example.com e-mail address or add suggestions to the BOSC 2010 talk/discussion wiki page at: http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/Talk:BOSC_2010. Please respond to the questions in this post by January 8, 2010.
I’m delighted to announce an open access publication in Nucleic Acids Research describing the FASTQ file format based on the conventions agreed by the OBF projects: The Sanger FASTQ file format for sequences with quality scores, and the Solexa/Illumina FASTQ … Continue reading
Two of the core BioPerl developers, Jason Stajich and Chris Fields, were interviewed by FLOSS Weekly. The interview is now available as an MP3 on the FLOSS Weekly website; several streaming versions (including podcast) are also available.
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of BioPerl 1.6.1, the latest release of BioPerl’s core code. You can grab it here: Via CPAN: http://search.cpan.org/~cjfields/BioPerl-1.6.1/ Via the BioPerl website: http://bioperl.org/DIST/BioPerl-1.6.1.tar.bz2 http://bioperl.org/DIST/BioPerl-1.6.1.tar.gz http://bioperl.org/DIST/BioPerl-1.6.1.zip The PPM for Windows should also finally … Continue reading
Alan Ruttenberg of Science Commons and Robert Hanmer of the Hillside Group have been confirmed as Keynote Speakers for BOSC 2009. For more information, see the BOSC 2009 web site at http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/BOSC_2009. Abstract acceptances went out today–stay tuned for the … Continue reading