Alessandra Carbone
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Alessandra CARBONE

Computational and Quantitative Biology Unit, UMR 7238
CNRS - Sorbonne Université
Pierre and Marie Curie Campus– Building C, 4th floor
4, Place Jussieu, 75005 Paris, FRANCE

Tel. office : +33 (0)
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Alessandra DOT Carbone AT lip6 DOT fr


Professor in Computer Science - Sorbonne Université
Senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France, 2013-2018, 2023-2028

Head of the Analytical Genomics lab, LCQB, CNRS-SU
Head of the Computational and Quantitative Biology Unit, UMR 7238 CNRS-SU

PhD in Mathematics from The Graduate School of the City University of New York, 1993. Postdocs at Université Paris 7 (1993-1995) and at Technische Universität Wien (1995-1996). Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Université Paris 12, 1996-2003. Visiting Professor (on leave) at the Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, Bures-sur-Yvette, 2000-2003.

(present and past)
Combinatorial and Statistical Methods in Molecular Biology
Deep Learning, Machine Learning and Algorithms in Computational Biology
DNA Nanotechnologies and DNA Tiling
Proof Theory and Complexity Theory
Graph Theory
Finite Automata and Symbolic Dynamics
Description of current projects

Réinventer la biologie - in "Binaire: la science au coeur du numérique", Le Monde blog - interview on the impact of computer science in science and society
Desktop power helps map protein dance - interview in ScienceNode on our protein-protein interactions project
on women in mathematics (sur les femmes en mathématiques)
Proof Theory on the eve of the year 2000 (answer to Sol Feferman's invitation)

What can protein tell us? - A view for the large public on our computational approaches to predict protein interactions, model protein social behaviour and infer the effect of mutations on protein interaction networks. To access the french and italian versions: Que peuvent nous dire les proteines ? - Cosa possono dirci le proteine?
Help Cure Muscular Dystrophy - live webcast with World Community Grid