RECONNECTT is excited to partner with Stanford University to bring the 2nd edition of Women in Data Science (WiDS) Worldwide) regional event to Tunisia, entitled : Tunisian Women and DATA+AI Summit 2023
We feel deeply proud and are honored to welcome as distinguished keynote speaker :
DR. Emna Harigua
Data scientist and bioinformatician specialized
in computer-aided drug discovery and design,
Institut Pasteur Tunis, TUNISIA
Talk : AI the novel paradigm for biomedical research
May 05 at 11:30 TN/12:30 FR Time
Our event will be held on May 04 & 05 2023 in hybrid mode from Tunis.
Emna Harigua is a Bioinformatician and a Data Scientist in IPT . She has a multi-disciplinary profile with an engineering degree in “Analytical
Chemistry & Instrumentation” and a master degree in “Information Processing & Complexity of the Alive”. She did her PhD at Institut Pasteur in Paris in the field of Structural Bioinformatics.
After the PhD thesis defense in 2016, she joined the Institut Pasteur de Tunis, where she has focused on developing cutting-edge techniques in Structural Bioinformatics and Artificial Intelligence to solve research questions to advance research on Infectious Diseases, including COVID-19. She leveraged multiple funds from different international agencies to
develop her own research projects on Artificial Intelligence-based approaches.
In 2022, she was awarded the highly competitive ARISE grant from the African Academy of Science to implement BIND, a Bioinformatics and Artificial Intelligence Platform for Drug Discovery.
She also founded AI for Health Development (AI4HD) , a startup aiming at developing AI-based tools for inclusive and democratized diagnosis of cutaneous diseases.
During her career, she received multiple awards and honors, such as the UNESCO-L’Oréal For Women In Science in 2012, and is identified as one of the Ten Outstanding Young People in the biomedical field by JCI Tunisia.
This conference is organized by RECONNECTT and sponsored by Banque de Tunisie et des Émirats & UBCI.
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