Bio-Hackathon MENA 2023

PROJECTS FOR BioHackathon MENA 2023

List and descriptions of all projects can be found in our Github repository (opens a new tab)


  • Project 1: Toward the treatment of Vaso-Occlusive Crisis: A Reinforcement learning-based approach for non-opioid drug discover
  • Project 2: A reproducible workflow using Nextflow for protein Molecular Dynamics (MD) simulations with documentation that supports RTL languages and non-Latin scripts.
  • Project 3: Embedding ontologies
  • Project 4: End to end framework to enable analyzing data from DNA sequencing experiments utilizing AI
  • Project 5: DNApredict
  • Project 6: Improving prokaryotic genome annotation through an interoperable and multi-platform bioinformatic pipeline.
  • Project 7: MetaboliteNET: building a metabolite centric knowledge base by ontology-based mining annotations from literature
  • Project 8: Open MENA Microbiome Project
  • Project 9: The Middle East molecular database
  • Project 10: Reproducing Machine Learning and AI methods using FAIR Workbench
  • Project 11: Diabetes Atlas for MENA
  • Project 12: Bacteria sensing in wastewater treatment processes using transformer models
  • Project 13: Document similarity of articles in the bio-medical domain using multilabel-classification and ontology embeddings.
  • Project 14: The ELIXIR::GA4GH Cloud - Global Engagement
  • Project 15: Genome workflows and resources for the MENA population
  • Project 16: Metadata for Science with (bio)schemas
  • Project 17: Creating a FAIR and Harmonized Ontology for Diseases and Phenotypes
  • Project 18: Cloud-native data analysis workflow execution service and quality assessment of published workflows
  • Project 19: Agile textmining with PubAnnotation/PubDictionaries, and its application to MENA Bioinformatics
  • Project 20: mOWL: Python library for machine learning with biomedical ontologies
  • Project 21: Harmonizing COVID-19 Epidemiology Ontologies
  • Project 22: Predicting the risk of food contamination using machine learning models