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A metagenomics hands-on training workshop using KAUST DMAP resource

Apr 02, 2017

Invited researchers took part in a DMAP workshop organized by CBRC in partnership with the Red Sea Research Center (RSRC) on March 28-30.

Advanced Python for Biologists workshop

Mar 26, 2017

Around 23 researchers and students from CBRC, BESE and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology took part in a five-day Advanced Python for Biologists workshop on March 19 to 23. The course was instructed by Dr. Martin Jones, author of Python for Biologists and Advanced Python for Biologists.

Research groups participate in CEMSE Big Data Open Day

Mar 22, 2017

​The Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering (CEMSE) Division organized the CEMSE Big Data Open Day to highlight important research and discoveries related to Big Data. CBRC participated in the event by exhibiting different aspects of work done by each of the Center's principal investigators.

Professors discuss big data and human health in latest Sci-Café

Mar 13, 2017

Professors Takashi Gojobori, Xin Gao and Robert Hoehndorf spoke about big data and human health at the Sci-Café event held on February 27. Their talk, which was moderated by James Calvin, Vice President for Academic Affairs, aimed to answer the question, "Can Big Data Solve My Health Problems?" This event was open to all members of the KAUST community.

Dinner at the beach

Mar 08, 2017

In order to recognize their hard work and dedication, CBRC members and their families were invited to a barbecue dinner at South Beach on March 7.

Japanese institutes hold joint workshop with CBRC

Mar 07, 2017

A group of professors, researchers and students from Waseda Unviersity and ​AIST (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology) in Japan visited KAUST on March 1-2, 2017 for a joint workshop with CBRC.

Researching cancer through data mining and modeling

Mar 07, 2017

​Professor Ying Xu, a Regents-Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar Chair and professor of bioinformatics and computational biology at the University of Georgia, was invited by CBRC's Professor Xin Gao to present his research on cancer. Held yesterday, his talk, "At the Root, Cancer is Probably About Fighting to Maintain the Intracellular pH Stability:Cancer Research Through Data Mining and Modeling", was very lively and informative, eliciting many comments and questions from attendees.

CBRC contributes to “The genome of Chenopodium quinoa”

Mar 01, 2017

The groundbreaking research of Professor Mark Tester's group and fellow collaborators, "The genome of Chenopodium quinoa", published in Nature last month, revealed the first high- quality reference genome sequence for quinoa.

Umm Al-Qura University students visit CBRC labs

Feb 23, 2017

Graduate and undergraduate students of biology from Umm Al-Qura University in Mecca visted CBRC labs recently.

King Abdulaziz University students visit CBRC labs

Feb 21, 2017

Undergraduate students from the Male Section of the Faculty of Science of King Abdulaziz Unviersity in Jeddah visited CBRC labs recently.

Swedish delegation visits KAUST

Feb 08, 2017

​A delegation from the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT), Research Institutes of Sweden (RISE), KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Karolinska Institute, Lund University and Uppsala University recently visited KAUST to explore possible collaborations and partnerships.

King Saud University students visit CBRC labs

Feb 06, 2017

Undergraduate and graduate students from within the College of Science at King Saud Unviversity in Riyadh visited CBRC Labs recently.