The Moroccan Society for Bioinformatics SMBI organizes the BW’09 workshop co-located with the international conference RCIS'09 ( on April 24, 2009 in Fez. BW’09 is a research meeting opened to all academic, researchers, engineers and students, who have made research projects in strict disciplines linked to Bioinformatics. BW’09 being a join meeting of international and Moroccan universities, working in the fields of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. 


8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30

Amal Maurad, SMBI President,  SMBI, Morocco

Moroccan Society of Bioinformatics  

9:30 - 10:30

Martine Collard, University of  Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France

Gene Expression Clustering  

10:30 - 11:00 Coffe Break
11:00 - 12:00

Abdelmonaime Lachkar, ENSAF, University of Fez, Morocco

Unsupervised Clustering in Overlapping Cases : Application to Gene Expression Clustering

12:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Lyhyaoui Abdelouahid, ENSA Tanger, Morocco
Machine learning methods for Bioinformatics
15:00 - 16:00

Seraya Maouche, INSERM, University Paris VI, France

HumanGeneSetsGUI:  a Bioconductor package for gene sets construction and knowledge extraction from biological and literature databases  

16:00 - 16:30 Coffe Break
16:30 - 17:30 Marfak  Abdelghafour, Laboratoire Hématologie UMR CNRS 6101, Universite de Limoges, France.
Bioconductor for Transcriptomics data
17:30 - 18:00 Closing Discussion


Registration form to BW'09 online RCIS’09 have to be completed  before the 15th  April 2009   


Registration fees

SMBI Menbers

Non SMBI Members




Researchers, Professors, Others

  100 DH

200 DH

Registrations fees cover conference facilities and coffee breaks. For Local Lunch at JNAN PALACE, 200 DH have to be payed 

Conference location:

BW’09 Conference will be held at JNAN PALACE. Avenue Ahmed Chaouki - 30000 FES – MOROCCO , Tel: +212 35 65 22 30  Fax: +212 35 62 35 16

Conference Committee:

Martine Collard                                                                                    Amal Maurady,

University of  Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France                                 Moroccan Society of Bioinformatics

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