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CovMT: Tracking virus mutations across the world

Feb 28, 2021

An interactive platform helps users visualize where SARS-CoV-2 mutations start, how wide they spread and how infectious they are.

Studying COVID-19’s envelope protein

Jul 27, 2020

A likeness between genes of the SARS and COVID-19 viruses could inform research into potential treatments.

Tracking the Curve: Analyzing the Emotional Response to COVID-19

Jun 04, 2020

Professor Xiangliang Zhang is using machine learning to track the changing emotional response to the global crisis.

How antibody testing can stem the spread of COVID-19

May 20, 2020

As part of the KAUST Rapid Response Research Team (R3T), Charlotte Hauser, professor of bioscience in the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division (BESE), is working on developing immunodiagnostic antibody detection tests to combat the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the viral strain that causes coronavirus disease or COVID-19.

Using AI to understand the pathogenesis of COVID-19

Apr 12, 2020

Xin Gao, KAUST associate professor of computer science and acting associate director of the Computational Bioscience Research Center, is a key member of R3T. He and his Structural and Functional Bioinformatics (SFB) Group have been focusing on developing an artificial intelligence (AI)-based diagnosis pipeline from the CT scans of COVID-19 patients.