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ECCB 2016 Tutorial

Sep 07, 2016

Professor Robert Hoehndorf and Ph.D. student Imene Boudellioua presented a tutorial entitled, "Bio-Ontologies and their Role in Analyzing Personal Genome Data" at the 15th European Coference on Computational Biology (ECCB 2016) on September 4, 2016.

​CBRC Goes to Ofunato

Aug 24, 2016

Professor Vladimir Bajic, Professor Takashi Gojobori, Principal Research Scientist John Archer and Senior Research Scientist Katsuhiko Mineta have been invited to speak at the Ofunato International Workshop 2016 titled "Marine Metagenomics: Comparative Study among Different Marine Resources" on August 24-25, 2016. This is workshop is jointly organized by Kitasato University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.

Enhancing understanding of genetic regulation

Aug 20, 2016

​Professor Vladimir Bajic and his group have recently published a paper on improving our understanding of genetic regulation.

​Join the CBRC through the VSRP

Aug 02, 2016

The CBRC currently has two internship projects open to visiting students.

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Jul 20, 2016

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​Prof. Xin Gao Promoted to Associate Professor

Jul 01, 2016

The CBRC congratulates Professor Xin Gao for his promotion to the rank of Associate Professor, effective as of today

New CBRC High Performance Computing Cluster Operational

Jun 24, 2016

A new high performance computing cluster is fully operational. The KAUST Dragon Cluster consists of 15,232 compute cores, 232 processing nodes with 128 GB per node, four AMD16-core 2.3GHz AMD 6376 processors per node, 64 cores per node and six large memory nodes with 512GB of memory per node. The total storage capacity of the system is 0.5 petabytes

​CBRC Technical Specialist Dr. Ohyanagi Announces Call for Papers

Jun 09, 2016

Dr. Hajime Ohyanagi, Technical Specialist of the Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC) and a Database Issue Editor of Plant & Cell Physiology (PCP), announces a call for papers for PCP’s 2017 Database Issue.

Translational Informatics Seminar

May 29, 2016

Dr. Jake Y. Chen is a professor and Chief Bioinformatics Officer of the newly established Informatics Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).

Python for Biologists Workshop

May 29, 2016

Martin Jones leads a 5-day workshop on Python for Biologists

Noisy cells produce bursts of protein

Mar 09, 2016

​Professor Xin Gao, Professor Stefan Arold and research scientist Hiroyuki Kuwahara have developed a mathematical model that explains how random factors affect the production of proteins within cells.

Prof. Takashi Gojobori, co-editor of Gene - Marine Genomics issue

Feb 01, 2016

Thanks to the advancements of genetics and genomics in the last two decades, life science has made tremendous developments in the studies of genetic diversity and evolution of marine organisms. The February 2016 issue of Journal Gene, edited by Takashi Gojobori, Tokio Wada, Shugo Watabe, Nobuyuki Okamoto, and Giorgio Bernardi covers the latest development in this field.

Student Poster Competition in Big Data Applications in Life Sciences

Dec 01, 2015

The Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC) will cover travel and accommodation for the six students to attend and exhibit their posters at the KAUST Research Conference on Computational and Experimental Interfaces of Big Data and Biotechnology, 25-27 January 2016 in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. The closing date for the competition is 15 December 2015.

Big Data and Biotechnology Conference

Dec 01, 2015

KAUST Research Conference on Computational and experimental interfaces of Big Data and Biotechnology 25 – 27 January 2016.

Finding the face in the the crowd

Nov 19, 2015

​Professor Xin Gao and postdoctoral fellow Jingyan Wang developed an algorithm that maximizes difference between data categories achieves high accuracy in classifying faces.