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BioJava 5.0.0 is out

BioJava 5.0.0 was released on the 23rd of March 2018. This represents a major milestone that brings more consolidation and reorganisation of modules. This is the first release to be based on Java 8...
Jose M. Duarte 2018-04-09 17:37:14
Biopython 1.71 released
Dear Biopythoneers, Source distributions of Biopython 1.71 are now available from the downloads page on the official Biopython website, and the release is also on the Python Package Index (PyPI)...
Peter 2018-04-04 15:32:14
Welcome to our new board members!
As mentioned in our previous blog post, last Friday the OBF had a board of directors meeting. One of the notable meeting items this time was to elect more board members to help be involved with the...
Yo Yehudi 2018-03-20 20:43:06
OBF Public Board Meeting to take place March 16, 2018 at 15:00 UTC
The OBF Board of Directors holds a public meeting about once a year, in accordance with our bylaws. The next such meeting will take place on March 16, 2018, at 15:00 UTC (11am EDT / 8am PDT / 16:00...
Nomi Harris 2018-03-05 16:37:50
OBF accepted as a mentoring organisation for Google Summer of Code 2018
The Open Bioinformatics Foundation has been accepted as a mentoring organisation for the 2018 instance of the Google Summer of Code. OBF is acting as an umbrella for ten bioinformatics Open Source...
Kai Blin 2018-02-23 10:51:26
GCCBOSC 2018: A Bioinformatics Community Conference – Call for Abstracts
We are pleased to announce that abstract submission and early registration for GCCBOSC2018 are now open. This event brings our annual Bioinformatics Open Source Conference and the Galaxy Commu...
Peter 2018-02-21 10:07:04
OBF Travel Fellowship – Coding in the Winter Wonderland: Galaxy Admin Training in Oslo, 2018
Sharing highlights of my unforgettable experience in the snowy white city of Oslo, Norway from the 7th to the 14th of January, 2018. I submitted a last-minute application for the Galaxy Admin works...
Hilmar Lapp 2018-02-12 00:59:06
Arun Decano awarded OBF Travel Fellowship
Arun Decano is a PhD research fellow in the Infection Genomics Group at Dublin City University in Dublin, Ireland. Her research, with advisor Dr. Tim Downing, focuses on the phylogenomic study of a...
Nomi Harris 2018-01-31 00:40:33
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 to paid hosting, and as part of this consolidating down to idea...
Peter 2017-12-15 19:52:57
Next OBF Travel Fellowship application deadline is Dec 15!
The Open Bioinformatics Foundation travel fellowship program was launched in 2016 to help increase diverse participation at events promoting open source bioinformatics software development and ope...

Nomi Harris 2017-12-08 00:25:15

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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 to paid hosting, and as part of this consolidating down to idea...
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 series, we will move some extraneous code to separate...
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 up soon. The published timeline puts the mentoring organization applications fro...
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, as well as push out the recent code updates that Francisco Ossandón has made to impro...
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 (in that time period) Carnë Draug had released a split-out version of Bio::Biblio to CPAN this...
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 our Redmine server. Enjoy! chris
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 perl 5.12 Bio::Assembly support for SAM/BAM, Newble...
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! <a href="https://news.open-bio.org/2011...

Peter 2011-03-18 21:44:22