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Hacking the SARS-CoV-2 genome

Hacking the SARS-CoV-2 genome

Hacking the SARS-CoV-2 genome

KAUST, CBRC Acting director Prof. Takashi Gojobori and Dr. Intikham Alam a senior computational specialist work to understand the SARS-CoV-2 genome to identify opportunities for treatment and vaccine development. Read more >>> Read more

AI that's built to save lives

 AI that

AI that's built to save lives

Associate Professor Xin Gao and his group have developed an artificial-intelligence (AI) based solution to help increase COVID-19 testing accuracy. Identifying cases of early stage infection has been particularly challenging for frontline clinicians. Gao's AI-based model, which aims to increase accuracy, has been put to immediate use at King Faisal Specialist Hospital (KFSH) in Riyadh. Read more >>> Read more

How antibody testing can stem the spread of COVID-19

How antibody testing can stem the spread of COVID-19

How antibody testing can stem the spread of COVID-19

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. Read more >>> Read more
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