Blog Posts

Announcing our selection committee!

We are enthusiastic to announce our selection committee for the Summer 2020 request for proposals! Big thanks to the following individuals for applying their expertise to help us select our first cohort of...

Taking summer school online

A conversation with Marta Lloret, The European Bioinformatics Institute BackgroundThe Bioexcel Summer School on Biomolecular Simulations teaches students how to use software for molecular modeling and simulations using a combination of lectures and...

Taking The Carpentries workshops online

A conversation with Karen Word, The Carpentries BackgroundThe Carpentries has a tried and true program and instructor training for their two-day in-person workshops. They are very community-oriented and rely on an instructional team...

Scaling up online R courses

A conversation with Sheri Sanders and Carrie Ganote, National Center for Genome Analysis Support, Indiana University BackgroundSheri, Carrie, and their colleague Bhavya Papudeshi, have taught their R for Biologists Workshop at Indiana University...

Frequently Asked Questions

General: Do you have a specific definition of ‘open data science’ or can we interpret that broadly? We define open data science to include practices that promote reproducibility, transparency, and accessibility in collaboration,...

Go global and go affordable

A conversation with Dave Clements, Galaxy project This summer’s Bioinformatics Community Conference will be the second joint conference between Galaxy and the Open Bioinformatics Foundation and the first held online. FormatThis year's...

Welcome to the Event Fund!

The submission period for our first request for proposals has ended. Thank you to everyone who applied! Check back this fall for an announcement about our awardees! Credit: Pablo Stanley...