The 2016 Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC).

Journal Article (Editorial)

Message from the ISCB: The Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) is a yearly meeting organized by the Open Bioinformatics Foundation (OBF), a non-profit group dedicated to promoting the practice and philosophy of Open Source software development and Open Science within the biological research community. BOSC has been run since 2000 as a two-day Special Interest Group (SIG) before the annual ISMB conference. The 17th annual BOSC ( took place in Orlando, Florida in July 2016. As in previous years, the conference was preceded by a two-day collaborative coding event open to the bioinformatics community. The conference brought together nearly 100 bioinformatics researchers, developers and users of open source software to interact and share ideas about standards, bioinformatics software development, and open and reproducible science.

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Cited Authors

  • Harris, NL; Cock, PJA; Chapman, B; Fields, CJ; Hokamp, K; Lapp, H; Muñoz-Torres, M; Wiencko, H

Published Date

  • January 2016

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 5 /

Start / End Page

  • ISCB Comm J-2464 -

PubMed ID

  • 27781083

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC5054807

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2046-1402

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2046-1402

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.12688/f1000research.9663.1


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