Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific Events: Organisation

  • Sabeur Aridhi co-chaired the third international workshop on Advances in managing and mining large evolving graphs (LEG - https://leg-ecmlpkdd19.loria.fr/) held in conjunction with the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML-PKDD 2019).

  • Isaure Chauvot de Beauchêne and Marie-Dominique Devignes organised the first international Workshop (5 days) of the H2020-ITN project RNAct, "RRMs, RNA and RNAct" (http://rnact.eu/Workshop1/)

  • Isaure Chauvot de Beauchêne organised the 3rd meeting (regional, 1 day, 25 pers.) of the Glyco-EST group. GlycoEst is an informal working group which was recently created to develop an interdisciplinary regional network of glyco-scientists.

  • Isaure Chauvot de Beauchêne organised a lecture and practical course at the AlgoSB WinterSchool 14-21 january 2019 on Predicting RNA-Protein Interactions.

Scientific Events: Selection

  • Members of the following Conference Program Committees : Joint ICML 2019 Workshop on Computational Biology, IWBBIO 2019, ACM-BCB 2019, BIBM 2019, SWAT4HCLS 2019, EGC 2019.


  • Editorial board of Intelligent Data Analysis (Sabeur Aridhi), Scientific reports (David Ritchie).

  • Reviewer for Nucl. Acids Research (Marie-Dominique Devignes).

  • Contribution to the IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics, 2019 (Malika Smaïl-Tabbone, [20])

Leadership within the Scientific Community

  • Isaure Chauvot de Beauchêne is co-founder of the 3D Bioinfo ELIXIR Community.

  • Marie-Dominique Devignes and Malika Smaïl-Tabbone have been invited to participate in the INI-CRCT network which is the subnetwork of the F-CRIN project (French Clinical Research Investigation Network) dedicated to cardio-renal diseases. Their contribution is related to their expertise in machine learning and network science.

Scientific Expertise

  • Marie-Dominique Devignes reviewed a grant application for FWO (Flanders Research Organization).

  • Malika Smaïl-Tabbone and Marie-Dominique Devignes both reviewed grant applications for the ANR.

Research Administration

  • Sabeur Aridhi is a member of the Inria Nancy Grand-Est CDT: Commission du Développement Technologique.

  • Marie-Dominique Devignes was a member of the ComiPers at Inria Nancy Grand-Est: Commission for the evaluation of CORDI post-doc and CORDI-S doctoral application.

  • Malika Smaïl-Tabbone is a member of the IES commission for the elaboration of the policy concerning Scientific Information and Edition Scientifique at Inria Nancy Grand-Est and at the LORIA.

  • Dave Ritchie was a member of the CMI at the LORIA: Commission de Mention Informatique of the Université de Lorraine's IAEM doctoral school.