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Mining Red Sea bacteria for industrial potential

Oct 07, 2018

Genome sequencing of two Red Sea bacteria highlights their potential as industrial workhorses.

KAUST and KACST join forces to prevent infectious diseases

Oct 01, 2018

The two-year project that began in July 2018 is part of the national initiative on infectious diseases to enhance the management of infectious disease outbreaks in the Kingdom.

Effat University students visit CBRC labs

Sep 26, 2018

A group of students and faculty from Effat University visited the CBRC labs recently.

KAUST Ph.D. student wins best paper award at EMBC ‘18

Sep 17, 2018

Mohamed Abdelwaheb Bahloul, a first-year Ph.D. student in KAUST Associate Professor Taous-Meriem Laleg-Kirati's Estimation Modeling and Analysis (EMAN) research group, received the best paper award for the Africa and Middle East region at the recent 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC '18).

Quantifying Red Sea plastics from coasts to fish

Sep 02, 2018

While drones scan beaches to assess plastic litter, microplastics are found in the digestive tracts of one in every six Red Sea fish.

CBRC goes to ECCB 2018

Aug 09, 2018

Get to know the CBRC delegation to the European Conference on Computational Biology 2018 and find out what they will be presenting.

Anas Ismail defends his thesis proposal

Aug 08, 2018

Anas Ismail, a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Professor Vladimir Bajic, defended his thesis proposal on August 2, 2018.

Students learn about genomics in Red Sea Summer Course

Aug 05, 2018

Professor Gojobori, a world-renowned expert on molecular evolution and comparative genomics, said that a sound knowledge of genomics will be useful in marine science research, particularly for those interested in marine biology.

Maxat Kulmanov defends his thesis proposal

Jul 31, 2018

Maxat developed a computational tool that is able to identify phenotypes that may be associated with a loss (or gain) of function in proteins.

New patent granted for breast cancer screening method

Jul 22, 2018

The newly granted patent, "Methylation biomarkers for breast cancer", shows an accuracy rate of 98 to 100%.

A bioinformatician’s quest to fight cancer

Jul 22, 2018

New postdoctoral fellow Christophe Van Neste believes that to really make a difference in the fight against cancer, you need to have the proper tools first.

Taking the lead toward witchweed control

Jul 19, 2018

A compound that binds to and inhibits a crucial receptor protein offers a new route for controlling a parasitic plant.

Xiangliang Zhang joins CBRC

Jul 15, 2018

In CBRC, Associate Professor Xiangliang Zhang will work on the problems of modeling biological networks using machine learning models.

Stefan Arold promoted to rank of professor

Jul 12, 2018

Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC) would like to congratulate Stefan Arold for being promoted to the rank of Professor, effective July 1, 2018.

Lifting up female scientists

Jun 11, 2018

KAUST celebrated women's achievements with the one-day technical conference providing an opportunity to hear about the latest data science related research and applications in a broad set of domains. Both men and women were encouraged to participate in the conference, which featured exclusively female speakers.