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Using educational data to improve student and teacher performance

Nov 27, 2017

Professor Enhong Chen from the School of Computer Science of University of Science and Technology of China recently gave a talk titled, "Research and Application of Data Mining Technology for Intelligent Education."

Professor Minyi Guo talks about big data for urban governance

Nov 16, 2017

​Professor Minyi Guo, Zhiyuan Chair professor and head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in China gave a talked titled "Big Data for Urban Governance".

AlFaisal University students visit CBRC labs

Nov 14, 2017

Students from the Life Sciences Program of AlFaisal University visited the CBRC labs recently.

Professor Akira Kinjo presents a seminar on "folding transition" in protein sequence space

Nov 13, 2017

Professor Akira Kinjo, from the Institute for Protein Research at Osaka University recently gave a talk titled, "Cooperative 'folding transition' in the sequence space facilitates function-driven evolution of protein families".

Discussion on artificial intelligence in 2001: A Space Odyssey

Nov 02, 2017

Professor Robert Hoehndorf was a guest speaker at the Science to Watch screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Professor Zhi Liu gives a seminar on testing for equality of distributions

Nov 01, 2017

Professor Zhi Liu, from the University of Macau, gave a talked titled, "Testing for Equality if Distributions Using Empirical Likelihood Approach".

Professor Zoran Obradovic gives a seminar on structured regression

Oct 26, 2017

Professor Zoran Obradovic, from Temple University, gave a talk titled, "Structured Regressions in Large Temporal Networks" on October 25.

New CBRC faculty

Oct 12, 2017

CBRC welcomes Professor Carlos Duarte, Professor Charlotte A. E. Hauser and Professor Taous Meriem Laleg.

Professor Yunxin Fu gives a seminar about germline mutations

Oct 02, 2017

Professor Yunxin Fu from the School of Public Health of the University of Texas at Houston recently gave a seminar titled "Inference on the Distribution of Germline Mutations"

​The awesome scope of big data

Aug 14, 2017

Anyone looking for answers on personalized medicine, human health, food production, the environment or ecology will turn to big data, says James Calvin, vice president of academic affairs at KAUST; “Big data is a concept that permeates all of the biological sciences.”

Sharing expert experimental knowledge to expedite design

Jul 10, 2017

​Professor Xin Gao and his collaborators developed an SBOL repository of parts specific to metabolic engineering.

Interdisciplinarity helps unravel the protein puzzle

Jun 20, 2017

Professor Stefan Arold and his team have developed ContaMiner and ContaBase, which help with identifying unwanted crystallized protein contaminants.

One size does not fit all: an innovative analytical tool will help pave the way for tailor made health care

May 24, 2017

The need for better diagnostic tools have led Ph.D. student Imene Boudellioua, from the Bio-Ontology Research Group of the Computational Bioscience Research Center of KAUST, together with Dr. Adeeb Noor, IT Director of King Abdulaziz University Hospital and, Professor of Computer Science at King Abdulaziz University, to establish the startup GenomeFit, a computational tool intended to facilitate clinical decisions by providing diagnostic for the screening of genetic disorders and the analysis of drug effects on patients carrying genetic mutations. The startup was recently granted funding by TAQADAM University Startup Accelerator (KAUST) to further develop their service and their business model.

The Ph.D. journey

May 04, 2017

For Ph.D. students Arturo Magana Mora, Haitham Ashoor and Olaa Motwalli, April 2017 was a particularly nerve-wracking month. After years of hard work and sleepless nights, they defended their theses, bringing them one step closer to graduation.

Algorithm scours datasets to diagnose medical mysteries

May 03, 2017

A new publication by Professor Robert Hoehndorf and Ph.D. student Imane Boudellioua from the Bio-Ontology Research Lab has been released. Titled "Semantic prioritization of novel causative genomic variants​", this study ​​showcases PhenomeNet Variant Predictor (PVP), a new tool they developed which has the potential to help patients find genetic causes for their undiagnosed diseases​.