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H3ABionet’s Introduction to Bioinformatics Training (IBT) 2020: a report of the first iteration hosted in Cameroon

The Open Bionformatics Foundation (OBF) Event Fellowship program aims to promote diverse participation at events promoting open source bioinformatics software […]
Armando Blondel DJIYOU DJEUDA 2020-09-24 08:06:10
Biopython 1.78 released
Biopython 1.78 has been released and is available from our website and PyPI. The main change is that Bio.Alphabet is no longer used. […]
Chris Daley 2020-09-04 12:11:00
Planning an online vs. an in-person conference: which is harder?
Online. By at least a factor of two. Our recent article entitled Lessons learnt from organizing a virtual conference discusses […]
Nomi Harris 2020-09-01 04:10:19
Smart computational imaging: a report from CLEO 2020
Pengfei Fan received the OBF Event Fellowship in the round-1 of 2020. He says "This fellowship was an excellent opportunity to participate in CLEO 2020 where I could connect with open source a...
Pengfei Fan 2020-08-25 12:23:51
Call for applications for OBF Event Fellowship, Round 2 of 2020
We are glad to announce that the call for application to the OBF Event Fellowship is now open. The deadline for the application is 1 October 2020. Applications should be submitted via this Google F...
Malvika Sharan 2020-08-22 15:46:50
Getting introduced to Bioinformatics and Open Science through BCC 2020
The Open Bionformatics Foundation (OBF) Event Fellowship program aims to promote diverse participation at events promoting open source bioinformatics software […]
Gigi Kenneth 2020-08-19 18:56:33
A Software Engineer’s Experience at BCC 2020
The Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) Event Fellowship program aims to promote diverse participation at events promoting open source bioinformatics software […]
Edidiong Etuk 2020-08-16 11:55:53
Lessons learned from organizing a virtual conference (BCC2020)
BCC2020 (the collaborative BOSC + GCC meeting) was held online, with over 800 people registered for some part of the […]
Nomi Harris 2020-08-13 19:28:41
BCC2020 pre-conference open house
After much discussion, the BCC2020 organizing committee has decided to hold the meeting on Remo.co, which is similar to Zoom […]
Nomi Harris 2020-07-08 04:06:07
Biopython 1.77 released
Alexander Decurnou (first contribution) Andrei Istrate (first contribution) Andrey Raspopov Austin Varela (first contribution) Chris Daley Chris Rands Deepak Khatri […]

Chris Daley 2020-05-25 14:34:47

BioPerl News
BioPerl RSS
Mailing list consolidation

The OBF’s self-hosted mailman server is still struggling right now, so we are looking at migrating the active mailing lists […]
Peter 2017-12-15 19:52:57
BioPerl v1.7.0 released
We are happy to announce the long-awaited release of BioPerl v1.7.0.  The release is now available on CPAN and Github. During this release […]
Chris Fields 2016-09-25 15:10:29
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 unfortunate...
Peter 2015-03-03 13:30:35
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 […]
Hilmar Lapp 2014-01-15 00:04:20
BioPerl release 1.6.923
The latest BioPerl release (v1.6.923) is now available on CPAN. This is a point release to address a few bugs, […]
Chris Fields 2013-12-19 05:24:25
BioPerl v.1.6.910 released
UPDATE: As a bit of time has passed since we originally intended to make a new release, I forgot that […]
Chris Fields 2013-09-08 03:48:25
Travis-CI for Testing
<a href="http://bioruby.org">BioRuby</a>, <a href="http://biopython.org">Biopython</a> and <a href="bioperl.org">BioPerl</a&gt...
Peter 2012-07-30 13:24:09
BioPerl-DB, BioPerl-Run, BioPerl-Network 1.6.9 released
The latest BioPerl-DB, BioPerl-Run, and BioPerl-Network code has been released to CPAN: BioPerl-Run BioPerl-DB BioPerl-Network Please report any bugs to [&#8230;]
Chris Fields 2011-04-21 20:12:53
BioPerl 1.6.9 released
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 [&#8230;]
Chris Fields 2011-04-14 20:03:27
OBF and Google Summer of Code 2011
Google announced today the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF) has been accepted as a mentoring organization for the 2011 Google Summer of Code!

Peter 2011-03-18 21:44:22