​CBRC would like to congratulate alumna Ghofran Othoum for receiving a L'Oréal-Unesco 'For Women In Science Middle East' Fellowship for her work on sequencing Red Sea strains.​
​Rawan is now a postdoctoral associate in the Carter Lab at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine working on using multi-omics data to identify complex genetic networks and gene interactions relevant to Alzheimer's disease.​
Elaf developed machine learning models that can predict if a chemical compound will be active in a particular test/assay.
Genome sequencing of two Red Sea bacteria highlights their potential as industrial workhorses.​
​Anas Ismail, a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Professor Vladimir Bajic, defended his thesis proposal on August 2, 2018.
The newly granted patent, "Methylation biomarkers for breast cancer", shows an accuracy rate of 98 to 100%.​
​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.​​
​A new patent, "Methylation biomarkers for prostate cancer" (USPTO Patent No. 9976187), filed by Professor Vladimir Bajic, Senior Bioinformatician Roberto Incitti​ and former Bioscience Core Lab Research Scientist Hicham Mansour was granted on May 22, 2018.​
Somayah Albaradei won first place in the People's Choice category of the 2018 Spring Enrichment Program's ePoster-City of the Future competition.
​Arwa Bin Raies, a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Professor Vladimir Bajic, defended her thesis proposal.​
​Abdullah Khamis now works as the Director of Data Science in the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) of the Royal Court of Saudi Arabia.​
CBRC was awarded three Center Partnership Funds by the KAUST Office of Sponsored Research.
​CBRC Ph.D. graduate Arturo Magana Mora is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the prestigious National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Tokyo, Japan.​
​A team of researchers from KAUST and their collaborator from New York University in Abu Dabi developed a one-of-a-kind and comprehensive tomato knowledgebase called DES-Tomato. This project required an interdisciplinary approach between computational experts from KAUST’s Knowledge Mining Lab and plant science specialists from KAUST’s Salt Lab.
​Ghofran Othoum, a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Professor Vladimir Bajic, successfully defended her thesis.