Team, Visitors, External Collaborators
Overall Objectives
Research Program
Application Domains
Highlights of the Year
New Software and Platforms
New Results
Bilateral Contracts and Grants with Industry
Partnerships and Cooperations
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Section: Dissemination

Promoting Scientific Activities

Scientific Events Organization

General Chair, Scientific Chair

Charles Kervrann is co-General Chair (with R. Ober, Texas A&M), and head of the organizing committee of the “Quantitative BioImaging” (qbi '2019) conference (350 attendees, Rennes, January 2019).

Member of the Organizing Committees

Charles Kervrann was the organizer of a mini-symposium at the SIAM Image Science conference (June, Bologna, Italy).

Scientific Events Selection

Member of the Conference Program Committees

Charles Kervrann: Associated Editor for the isbi '2018 conference, member of the scientific committee of the jionc workshop (GdR Ondes, since 2014).

Patrick Bouthemy: Associate Editor for the isbi '2019 conference.


Charles Kervrann: reviewer for isbi '2018 and isbi '2019.


Member of the Editorial Boards

Charles Kervrann is Associate Editor of the IEEE Signal Processing Letters journal.

Patrick Bouthemy is co-editor in chief of the open access journal Frontiers in ICT, specialty Computer Image Analysis.

Reviewer - Reviewing Activities

Charles Kervrann: IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Bioinformatics, J. Mathematical Imaging and Vision, Nature Communications.

Patrick Bouthemy: IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology.

Invited Talks

Charles Kervrann: Invited talk at the "Reverse Problems in Reconstructing Single Cell Molecular Dynamics" workshop (October, Pisa, Italy), at the GdR ImaBio-MIV Days (November, IGBMC Strasbourg), at the BioGenOuest General Meeting (December, La Gacilly); Invited seminars at Institut Pasteur (February, Paris), Institut Curie CNRS-UMR 144 (June, Paris), European Molecular Biology Laboratory - EMBL (November, Heidelberg, Germany).

Leadership within the Scientific Community

Charles Kervrann is member of the executive board of the GdR MIV/ImaBio (2588 - Microscopie Fonctionnelle du Vivant) CNRS.

Patrick Bouthemy is member of the board of AFRIF (Association Française pour la Reconnaissance et l'Interprétation des Formes).

Scientific Expertise

Charles Kervrann was expert for the national project evaluation in the framework of DIM ELICIT Institut Pasteur - Région Ile-de-France in 2018.

Research Administration

Charles Kervrann is member of the executive board of the project committee of the Inria Rennes - Bretagne Atlantique centre since 2010. He is Co-head of the “BioImage Informatics” node (ANR France-BioImaging project, National Research Infrastructure for Biology and Health) since 2011.

Patrick Bouthemy has been head of Excellence Lab (Labex) CominLabs ( since April 2014. He is deputy member of the board of directors and member of the selection and validation committee of the Images & Réseaux competitivity cluster ( He is the Inria representative in the steering committee of the DGA-Inria collaboration. He is member of the board of AFRIF (Association Française pour la Reconnaissance et l’Interprétation des Formes), and member of the Research Committee of IMT Atlantique.