[Biopython-dev] [Biopython] Presenter for Biopython Project Update talk at BOSC 2016?

Christian Brueffer christian at brueffer.de
Fri Apr 1 14:01:05 UTC 2016

Hi Peter,

thanks for the explanation; co-presenting would be fine with me.

Based on Joao's abstract from last year I have created a version for
this year:


Feedback and pull requests very welcome!



On 2016-04-01 14:25, Peter Cock wrote:
> Thanks Chris,
> You've been a regular contributor since Biopython 1.61 back in 2013,
> so I think that would work nicely. Just in case anyone else volunteers
> later today, would you be willing to co-present?
> On a practical level, we'll need the lead presenter to submit an abstract.
> All the past abstracts are available via the BOSC website - in recent
> years as part of a large PDF together with the talk schedule.
> You can find Bow's 2014 talk and abstract on GitHub:
> https://github.com/bow/talks/tree/master/2014_bosc
> Joao used the sample template for the 2015 abstract:
> https://github.com/JoaoRodrigues/talks/tree/master/2015_BOSC
> Those were done with LaTeX, alternatively there are some basic
> templates on the BOSC website - see:
> http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/BOSC_Abstract_Submission
> By their nature, the project update talks always try to include work done
> between the abstract submission and the actual presentation (e.g. we
> should release Biopython 1.67 this month - time for another email).
> Assuming the talk is accepted in principle, we would be able to make
> small changes (e.g. filling in a release date) as part of responding to
> any reviewer queries.
> Shall we continue this on the biopython-dev mailing list?
> Thank you!
> Peter
> On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 11:11 AM, Christian Brueffer
> <christian at brueffer.de> wrote:
>> Hi Peter,
>> I haven't been very active recently, but I could give it a shot.
>> Cheers,
>> Chris
>> On 2016-04-01 11:02, Peter Cock wrote:
>>> Hi again,
>>> The BOSC abstract submission deadline was extended over the
>>> weekend to Monday 4 April 2016. Speaking as BOSC 2016
>>> co-chair, please consider submitting your own open source
>>> bioinformatics projects.
>>> This also means we (Biopython) don't have to submit the abstract
>>> today - and I would still welcome a recent or long standing
>>> contributor volunteering to give the traditional Biopython Project
>>> Update talk. Or indeed volunteering to do it as a poster?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Peter

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