[Biopython-dev] Fwd: [Open-bio-l] Let's get started with Google Summer of Code 2016
p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 18 10:59:23 UTC 2016
Wiki updated (right now logging in to the wiki is somewhat unreliable,
even if you have a Yahoo OpenID).
On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 9:24 PM, Eric Talevich <eric.talevich at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm happy to volunteer as a mentor this year. Is there a way to register
> that for OBF's initial application?
> For those who missed it, the front page for OBF GSoC 2016 is apparently not
> on biopython.org but on GitHub:
> And the ideas page is here:
> New ideas can be submitted via pull request:
> On Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 8:04 AM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com>
>> Its Google Summer of Code (GSoC) time again :)
>> A special welcome to Biopython contributor Kai Blin who has
>> kindly volunteered to serve as the OBF GSoC administrator.
>> As in previous years, we (Biopython) will need potential mentors
>> or co-mentors (it is time demanding, but can be enormously
>> rewarding), and some potential project ideas to include with
>> the OBF GSoC application.
>> It would be great to start updating the wiki page,
>> Note Google dropped support for the relevant OpenID API,
>> but Yahoo OpenID seems to be working again. As an aside,
>> if anyone knows a lot about MediaWiki installations and
>> OpenID, please drop us an email on root-l at ... to see if you
>> can help.
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Kai Blin <kblin at biosustain.dtu.dk>
>> Date: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 at 3:43 PM
>> Subject: [Open-bio-l] Let's get started with Google Summer of Code 2016
>> To: "open-bio-l at mailman.open-bio.org" <open-bio-l at mailman.open-bio.org>
>> Dear Open Bioinformatics community,
>> Google is now accepting applications for mentoring organizations for
>> the 2016 installment of the Google Summer of Code. You can find out a
>> bit about the Google Summer of Code from an OBF perspective on our
>> wiki at http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code. My
>> apologies for the 2015 material still on there, but I've been fighting
>> with the OpenID account creation on our wiki, and have not won so far.
>> Still, most of the material still applies for this year.
>> In order to actually collect a number of interesting project ideas
>> that we could have students work on, we need your help as a community.
>> Please join us on the OBF/GSoC mailing list
>> (http://lists.open-bio.org/mailman/listinfo/gsoc) so we can get
>> I would love to get a good list of proposals together until Wednesday,
>> February 17th. To get a feeling what some nice project ideas would
>> look like, have a look at our ideas list for 2015
>> (http://www.open-bio.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code_2015_Ideas). As in
>> the last years, project ideas from all the OBF member projects are
>> welcome. Additionally, we would like to invite other bioinformatics
>> projects that are connected to the OBF to join us in our GSoC
>> application. Connected projects would include projects that are heavy
>> users of the Bio* libraries or similar. It would be ideal if all
>> project ideas could be backed by two mentors.
>> Feel free to forward this message to your respective OBF member
>> projects, or connected bioinformatics community.
>> Kind regards from the OBF GSoC team,
>> Kai Blin,
>> OBF administrator for GSoC 2016
>> Kai Blin kblin at biosustain.dtu.dk
>> PostDoc / Scientific Software Engineer
>> DTU Biosustain
>> Building Thujahuset, room 2.L.09
>> DK - 2970 Hørsholm
>> mobile: +45 93511306 twitter: @kaiblin
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