[Biopython-dev] [Biopython] Google Summer of Code 2014 - Call for project ideas

Saket Choudhary saketkc at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 04:22:42 UTC 2014

On 31 January 2014 16:25, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 9:29 PM, Eric Talevich <eric.talevich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Google Summer of Code is on again for 2014, and the Open Bioinformatics
>> Foundation (OBF) is once again applying as a mentoring organization.
>> Participating in GSoC as an organization is very competitive, and we will
>> need your help in gathering a good set of ideas and potential mentors for
>> Biopython's role in GSoC this year.
>> If you have an idea for a Summer of Code project, please post your idea
>> here on the Biopython mailing list for discussion and start an outline on
>> this wiki page:
>> http://biopython.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code
>> We also welcome ideas that fit with OBF's mission but are not part of a
>> single Bio* project, or span multiple projects -- these ideas can be posted
>> on the OBF wiki and discussed on the OBF mailing list:
>> http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code#Project_ideas
>> http://lists.open-bio.org/mailman/listinfo/open-bio-l
>> Here's to another fun and productive Summer of Code!
>> Cheers,
>> Eric & Raoul
> Thanks Eric & Raoul,
> Remember that the ideas don't have to come from potential mentors -
> if as a student there is something you'd particularly like to work on
> please ask, and perhaps we can find a suitable (Biopython) mentor.
> Regards,
> Peter

I would like to propose a QC module for NGS & Microarray data.
Essentially a fastQC[1] and limma[2], respectively ported to

[1] http://www.bioinformatics.babraham.ac.uk/projects/fastqc/
[2] http://bioconductor.org/packages/devel/bioc/html/limma.html


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