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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.

Prof. Vladimir Bajic, Guest Co-editor of the GBP special issue

Oct 01, 2015

The 5th issue of GPB in 2015——Metagenomics of Marine Environments special issue has been formally published.

Disease researchers have a way with words

Jul 30, 2015

Professor Robert Hoehndorf and his collaborators developed a specialized word search of scientific literature called semantic text-mining.

​EMBO announces new members for 2015

May 20, 2015

Heidelberg, 20 May 2015 – European Molecular Biology Organization today announced that 58 outstanding researchers in the life sciences were elected to its membership

​Photron SA-Z High-Speed Camera Available at CBRC for Research at KAUST

May 16, 2015

The latest and most advanced high speed camera has become operational at CBRC`s Comparative Genomics and Genetics Laboratory.