[Biopython-dev] BOSC and OpenBio solution challenge reminder -- April 15th

Brad Chapman chapmanb at 50mail.com
Fri Apr 2 09:05:48 EDT 2010

Hello all;
A friendly reminder that the deadline for the Bioinformatics Open
Source Conference (BOSC) is coming up on April 15th:


This is a great opportunity to discuss code and biology with fellow

One session which I'd like to emphasize is the OpenBio Solution
Challenge, a section of talks that describes how to solve practical
problems in bioinformatics using a variety of approaches:


Any toolkit developers who are interested in giving a talk are
encouraged to submit an abstract for the challenge. We have some initial
project ideas on the page and welcome your feedback for other useful
workflows that would emphasize the advantages of using open source
toolkits to solve biological problems. Please copy messages to the
OpenBio mailing list as a central point for discussion and


Looking forward to seeing everyone in July,

BOSC contact and dates:
Date: July 9-10, 2010
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, USA
BOSC 2010 web site: http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/BOSC_2010
Abstract submission via Open Conference System site:  http://events.open-bio.org/BOSC2010/openconf.php
E-mail: bosc at open-bio.org
Bosc-announce list:  http://lists.open-bio.org/mailman/listinfo/bosc-announce

Important Dates
April 15: Abstract deadline
May 5:  Notification of accepted abstracts
May 28: Early Registration Discount Cut-off date
July 8-9:  Codefest 2010
July 9-10: BOSC 2010
August 15:  Manuscript deadline for BOSC 2010 Proceedings published in BMC Bioinformatics

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