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Christine Froidevaux

Email chris at lri . fr
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Position Professor at the University Paris-Sud (Orsay)
Phone +33 1 69 15 65 07
FAX +33 1 69 15 65 86
Office 172
AddressLRI, CNRS UMR 8623
Ada Lovelace building - Université Paris-Sud
F-91405 Orsay Cedex France

Professor in Computer Science at the University of Paris Sud, member of the Bioinformatics group at the Laboratory of Computer Science LRI, head of the master of Bioinformatics at Paris-Saclay.



  • Genome Bioinformatics
    • Integration of data from biomedical data sources and knowledge extraction in genomic data sources
    • Systems biology: design and analysis of biological networks
  • Computational methods
    • Integrating and querying data sources; ontologies mapping
    • Scientific workflows
    • Data extraction and Knowledge-based reasoning


ABLISS ANR : Automating Building from Literature of Signalling Systems

  • PhD theses

    • A logical approach to the systematic identification of computational network models for predicting synergistic genetic interactions involved in tumoral proliferation (Stéphanie Chevalier, co-supervised with Loïc Paulevé, LRI, and Andrei Zinovyev, Institut Curie)
    • Reconstruction of metabolic networks by functional annotation and completion of these networks by integration of heterogeneous data (Alexandra Zaharia, co-supervised with Alain Denise, PhD defended on Sept. 2018)
    • Qualitative methods for designing and analysing SBGN molecular networks (Adrien Rougny, in collaboration with Anne Poupon, INRA BIOS, PhD defended on Oct. 2016)
    • Designing scientific workflows following a structure and provenance-aware strategy (Jiuqiang Chen, co-supervised with Sarah Cohen-Boulakia, PhD defended on Oct. 2013)


List of selected publications.


  • M Sc Bioinformatics (Master M1 BIBS and M2 AMI2B)
    • Data Bases
    • Algorithmics
    • Introduction to Data Mining
    • Integration of heterogeneous data sources and Big Data

  • Teacher training in mathematics, track on computer science