Overall Objectives
Research Program
Application Domains
New Software and Platforms
New Results
Partnerships and Cooperations
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Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific events organisation

General chair, scientific chair
Member of the organising committees

Scientific events selection

Member of the conference program committee

Besides the above, various other members of ERABLE have been reviewer for other international conferences, such as SODA etc.


Member of the editorial board
Reviewer for Journals

Members of ERABLE have reviewed papers for the following journals: Theoretical Computer Science, Algorithmica, IEEE/ACM Transactions in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics (TCBB), Algorithms for Molecular Biology, Scientific Reports, Journal of Computational Biology, BMC Bioinformatics, Computing and Informatics, BMC Evolutionary Biology, Genetica, Gene, Genome Biology and Evolution, Genetical Research, Genome Research, Molecular Biology and Evolution, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, PLoS Genetics, Mutation research, mBio, Frontiers in Microbiology, Infection, genetics and evolution, PLoS Biology.

Invited talks

Clara Benoit-Pilven gave a lecture (Workshop Colib'read, November 7-8, 2016).

Roberto Grossi gave an invited talk (Eleventh International Conference on Algorithmic Aspects in Information and Management (AAIM), Bergamo, Italy, July 18-20, 2016).

Gunnar Klau gave an invited talk (Simon's Institute for the Theory of Computing, Workshop on Network Biology, April 11-15, 2016).

Vincent Lacroix gave a lecture+demonstration (Workshop Colib'read, November 7-8, 2016). He also made an invited presentation in the context of a CNRS training meeting (Formation Bioinformatique pour les NGS Montpellier, March 24, 2016)

Hélène Lopez-Maestre gave a lecture (Workshop Colib'read, November 7-8, 2016).

Nadia Pisanti gave two invited talks (Data Driven Innovation Open Summit, Rome, May 20-21, 2016; Conference Mathematical Foundations in Bioinformatics (MatBio), London, UK, July 20, 2016).

Marie-France Sagot gave two invited talks (German Conference on Bioinformatics (GCB), Berlin, Germany, Sept 12-15, 2016; First Workshop on Enumeration Problems and Applications (WEPA), Aubière, France, Nov 21-22, 2016).

Blerina Sinaimeri gave a talk (University of Palermo, Sept 27, 2016).

Leen Stougie gave two lectures (Graduate School on Methods for Discrete Structures, Free University Berlin, 25 April 2016; 7th Cargese Workshop on Combinatorial Optimization, October 9-14, 2016).

Laura Urbini gave a lecture (Warwick University, Computer Science Department, November 10, 2016).

Leadership within the scientific community

Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela is Member of the Council of EATCS, the European Association for Theoretical Computer Science.

Leen Stougie was Chairman of the Dutch Network on the Mathematics of Operations Research (Landelijk Netwerk Mathematische Besliskunde (LNMB)) from February 2011 to January 2016. From February 2016, he is Member of the general board of the LNMB. He is also Chairman Program Committee Econometrics and OR, VU Amsterdam and Member of the Board of the research school ABRI-VU, Amsterdam.

Cristina Vieira is director of the GDRE “Comparative genomics” since the latter was renewed in 2010.

Marie-France Sagot and Fabrice Vavre are members of the Steering Committee of the LabEx Ecofect (

Scientific expertise

Marie-France Sagot is member of the Advisory Board of the CWI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and chair of the “Commissions Scientifiques Spécialisées” (CSS) of the INRA for the Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science. She was also a Panel Member for the ERC.

Fabrice Vavre is member of the Section 29 of the Comité National de la Recherche Scientifique (CoNRS).

Research administration

Hubert Charles is director of the Biosciences Department of the Insa-Lyon.

Alberto Marchetti-Spaccamela is Director of the Department of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering Antonio Ruberti at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

Nadia Pisanti is since 2013 member of the Board of the Regional PhD School of Computer Science at the University of Pisa, Italy.

Alain Viari is since 2012 Deputy Scientific Director at Inria responsible for the domain “Digital Health, Biology and Earth”. He thus represents Inria at several national instances related to Life Sciences, Health and Environment.