We have LESS than a week to submit the application for the Google
Summer of Code 2015, and complete the application.
organization application deadline.
23 - 27 February:
administrators review organization applications.
List of accepted
mentoring organizations published on the Google Summer of Code 2015 site.
OBF is going to apply to be a mentoring organization for Google
Code 2015. To make the ideas list more digestible for Google's
we consolidated all of the Bio* projects' ideas into a single page
Me (Raoul J.P. Bonnal) and Francesco Strozzi are the OrgAdmin,
thanks to the OBF Board.
We encourage each mentor of an affiliated sub-project to fill in/add
to the above page. Please report directly to me(bonnal <at> ingm.org
your availability as a mentor
for this year. Student from past years can mentor and propose an
idea, if supported by
Any other communication related to OBF and GSoC must use gsoc <at> mailman.open-bio.org
Subscribe here: http://lists.open-bio.org/mailman/listinfo/gsoc
Last year we introduced the Cross Projects, i.e.
those involving two or more programming languages or Bio* project
communities and/or can be useful to many languages
( web APIs reusable from any language ). The first 2015 cross
and you can find the proposal here:
This page is the one we listed in our application. It is separate
OBF wiki page for general GSoC information:
If OBF is accepted for GSoC 2015, it would make sense to point each
project's GSoC wiki page to this one, instead of duplicating the
As another way to interact with potential students, we've created a
Plus page for OBF:
And a G+ community for OBF's GSoC activities:
Feel free to forward this message to your colleagues or other
possible orgs that want to join us.
Thanks to Eric Talevich, the GSoC 2014 main OrgAdmin, he did a great
work and provide a lot of docs and useful hints.
Raoul & Francesco
OBF GSoC 2015 Org Admins