Category Archives: Website

New BioJava Logo Design Competition

BioJava is organizing a design competition to come up with a new logo. Anybody can participate: The logo should look modern and be better than the current one (yellow circle) The logo should be able to be rendered as a … Continue reading

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First three OBF travel fellowships awarded

The first round of the Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program has granted funds to three open source bioinformatics software developers to help them attend the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) 2016┬áin Orlando, Florida, this July. The travel fellowship program … Continue reading

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BOSC CodeFest 2016

The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) is a two day meeting focused on open source bioinformatics. We aim to encourage and support a friendly, open and productive community that helps us work together to answer hard biological questions. We’ll get … Continue reading

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BOSC 2016 Keynote Speakers

We’re delighted to announce the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2016: Jennifer Gardy Dr. Jennifer Gardy is both a scientist and science communicator. She holds a PhD in Bioinformatics, and is an Assistant Professor of Population … Continue reading

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BOSC 2015 Keynote Speakers

Announcing the keynote speakers for the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference, BOSC 2015: Holly Bik and Ewan Birney. Continue reading

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OBF Board meeting 13 Nov

The Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) will be holding a public Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, 13 Nov, 2012, at 11.30am EST (8.30am PST, 17:30 CET, 16:30 UTC/GMT). The meeting will be held online or over conference call. We will … Continue reading

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Server transition process to AWS servers

Our aging server which has run for 5+ years the OBF sites has finally reached end of its lifespan. We are currently migrating sites to AWS volumes and sites for a temporary period while we decide about how to continue … Continue reading

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Introduction of OpenID logins for OBF wikis

Due to a huge influx of spam across all OBF wikis, we are in the process of locking down new user account creation and adding OpenID logins for the OBF wikis (BioPerl example). User account creation via the old login … Continue reading

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Introducing (and expanding) the Biopython Cookbook

Hi all, You may have noticed we’re trying out using the wiki for Biopython cookbook entries. It’s a new idea so at the moment there are only a few ‘recipes’ on offer. If you have some tricks you find yourself … Continue reading

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Biopython on twitter

Just to let you all know, Biopython is now on twitter. And in case you missed the OBF announcement last month, so is the O|B|F News feed (and BioPerl). You are welcome to follow us (all) on twitter. I’d also … Continue reading

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