Keynote Audio Online
Dr. Dobb's TechNetCast is featuring audio versions of some of the keynotes
from the O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology Conference.
20 Hackers + 1 Whiteboard + 1 Windowless Room = Open Bio Database Access (OBDA)
The first-ever biohackathon wrapped up at the O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology conference, with a new specification for accessing biological sequence databases across multiple languages and platforms, reports GenomeWeb.
O'Reilly's Bioinformatics Conference: Photos from Day Three
O'Reilly's Bioinformatics Conference wrapped up with more talks, book signings, a field trip to a missile silo, and a snow storm in the desert.
Lincoln Stein's Keynote: Building a Bioinformatics Nation
Addressing bioinformatics data providers, Lincoln Stein describes the benefits of moving towards a formal Web services model.
O'Reilly's Bioinformatics Conference: Photos from Day Two
Pictures from Tuesday's events at O'Reilly's Bioninformatics Conference
Ewan Birney's Keynote: A Case for Open Source Bioinformatics
Ewan Birney delivered a rousing keynote on Open Source Bioinformatics, describing the emerging discipline and telling why bioinformatics software should be open source.
O'Reilly's Bioinformatics Conference: Photos from Day One
O'Reilly's Bioinformatics Conference got off to a start Tuesday with keynote speeches from open source bioinformatics advocate Ewan Birney and Perl hacker and biological researcher Lincoln Stein.
Bioinformatics Hackathon Making Progress
Conference co-chair Nathan Torkington reports that the hackathon is going well, and a summary document of what has been accomplished so far is now online. Representatives from BioPerl, BioPython, BioJava, and BioRuby have agreed on a cross-language, cross- platform spec for accessing biological sequence databases.
Bioinformatics Poster Session
The O'Reilly Bioinformatics Technology Conference will feature an informal poster session. Participation is open to all speakers and registered attendees of the conference. This poster event provides a relaxed opportunity for attendees to learn about each others' work, and to meet face-to-face.