Blog Posts

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

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, software/...

Informational Webinars!

We held two informational webinars in July for potential applicants. You can find the questions and answers here. New! We're adding one additional webinar August 11th at 1PM PST. Register here! Have additional...

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!

We have released a request for proposals for virtual events that broaden participation in research-driven open data science. The application period opens June 25! Learn more at an upcoming webinar! Credit: Pablo Stanley...