GCC BOSC 2018 has ended
The 2018 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2018) and Bioinformatics Open Source Conference 2018 (BOSC2018) are meeting together in Portland, Oregon, United States, June 25-30, 2018.  There will be two days of training, a two+ day meeting, and four days of intense collaboration.  The meeting features joint & parallel sessions, shared keynotes, poster & demo sessions, birds-of-a-feather, and social events.  GCCBOSC is organized by Oregon Health & Science University and will be at Reed College.

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Brad Chapman

Harvard Chan School
Bioinformatics Core
Boston, MA
Brad is a senior research scientist in the Bioinformatics Core at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He develops open source community built infrastructure for analyzing biological data, focusing on multi platform interoperability and automated validation against heterogeneous data sets (http://bcb.io/). Brad also helps organize regular collaborative working sessions with the goal of connecting and energizing the open source community (https://www.open-bio.org/wiki/Codefest_2017) (https://galaxyproject.org/events/gccbosc2018/collaboration/). Solving difficult biological problems requires large scale coordination amongst a diverse set of researchers, and Brad enables this collaboration through community development and supporting validated, interoperable software.