ISCB President Says Society Goofed on Bioinformatics Software Availability Statement | GenomeWeb

Phil Bourne, president of the International Society of Computational Biologists, said last week that the society’s board made “a mistake” in issuing a position statement on software availability without soliciting feedback from the general ISCB membership.

“We’re evolving and learning,” said Bourne, “and when you’re learning sometimes you make mistakes.” Bourne added that the ISCB “will work hard to make sure the membership is included in future statements.”

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