News

12/11/2018
​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.​
12/9/2018
​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.​
11/7/2018
Elaf developed machine learning models that can predict if a chemical compound will be active in a particular test/assay.
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10/7/2018
Genome sequencing of two Red Sea bacteria highlights their potential as industrial workhorses.​
8/8/2018
​Anas Ismail, a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Professor Vladimir Bajic, defended his thesis proposal on August 2, 2018.
7/22/2018
The newly granted patent, "Methylation biomarkers for breast cancer", shows an accuracy rate of 98 to 100%.​
7/22/2018
​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.​​
6/6/2018
​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.​
5/28/2018
Somayah Albaradei won first place in the People's Choice category of the 2018 Spring Enrichment Program's ePoster-City of the Future competition.
5/16/2018
​Arwa Bin Raies, a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Professor Vladimir Bajic, defended her thesis proposal.​
4/18/2018
​Abdullah Khamis now works as the Director of Data Science in the Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) of the Royal Court of Saudi Arabia.​
4/17/2018
CBRC was awarded three Center Partnership Funds by the KAUST Office of Sponsored Research.
2/25/2018
​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.​
2/14/2018
​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.
2/7/2018
​Ghofran Othoum, a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Professor Vladimir Bajic, successfully defended her thesis.