Biomolecular Dynamics: Experiment Meets Computation (ICBD2013) (2013/02/23)
Prof Xin Gao of CBRC organized an ICBD2013 International Conference at KAUST (click here
Basil Arkasosy in the top three CS students in KAUST (2012/12/13)
At the last CEMSE’s Divisional Commencement Reception on 13th of December 2012, Basil Arcasosy, a CBRC student, was awarded a certificate as one of the top three achievers in the Computer Science program.
The Computational Bioscience Research Center invites applications for the faculty positions (2012/11/17)
The Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) invites applications for
the faculty positions at all levels: Full, Associate, and Assistant Professor (click here
PCT Patent Application: Colorectal cancer biomarkers (2012/10/15)
Mansour H, Incitti R & Bajic V developed a new computational methodology that led to identification of a set of biomarkers whose methylation profile allows for very accurate non-invasive screening, diagnosis and prognosis of colorectal cancer. Date Filed: October 15, 2012
KAUST first Ph.D. thesis defense (2012/10/01)
On 1. October 2012. Cameron MacPherson from Computational Bioscience Research Center, was the first Ph.D. Student to defend his thesis to a Committee made up of Dean Prof Pierre Magistretti, Center Directors Prof Nina Fedoroff and Prof Vladimir Bajic and external examiner Prof Nam-Hai Chua of the Rockefeller University.
PCT Patent Application: Treatment for sickle cell disease. (2012/09/13)
In a recent study conducted in KAUST, researchers Essack M, Radovanovic A & Bajic V. identified through text-mining and other computational methods a drug that has a potential use in sickle cell disease treatment. Date Filed: September 13, 2012.
Arnab Pain become elected Fellow of the Society of Biology (2011/09/19)
Arnab Pain has been elected as a Fellow (FSB) of the Society of Biology on the 19th September 2011. His Fellowship will officially begin on the 1st October 2011.
CBRC students Graduate Research Symposium winners (2011/05/01)
Title: Re-annotation of Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum genomes using RNASeq and Comparative Genomics
Presented by: Abhinay Ramaprasad, Ehab Moussa, Tariq Malas
Won: 1st place of CLSE Division - MS Poster
Title: Genome Assembly and Computational Analysis Pipeline for Bacterial Pathogens
Presented by: Farania Rangkuti
Won: 1st place of MCSE Division - MS Poster
Title: Recognition of Translation Initiation Sites in Arabidopsis Thaliana
Presented by: Arturo Magaña Mora (Haitham Ashoor, Arturo Magana Mora, Karim Awara)
Won: 1st place of MCSE Division - MS Oral Presentation
Title: Long-term lymphocyte reconstitution after alemtuzumab treatment of multiple sclerosis
Presented by Grant Hill-Cawthorne
Won: 1st place of CLSE Division - PhD Oral Presentation
Title: Transcription Factors'' Target Prediction Using Gaussian Mixture Regression
Presented by Abdullah Mohammed Khamis
Won: 2nd place - PhD Oral Presentation
Vladimir Bajic became a member of the Editorial Board of Briefings in Bioinformatics (2011/03/02)
Vladimir Bajic became a member of the Editorial Board of Briefings in Bioinformatics
. Briefings in Bioinformatics
is ranked 4th in biochemical research methods with a 7.329 impact factor.
U.S. Provisional Patent Application: Molecular biomarker set for early detection of ovarian cancer (2011/03/01)
In a recent study conducted in KAUST, researchers Mandeep Kaur and Vladimir Bajic identified a combination of three proteins that have potential for use in detection of epithelial ovarian cancer. The team consider this to be a useful contribution to early diagnosis of this deadly desease.
Arnab Pain in Faculty1000 Biology (2011/01/01)
Arnab Pain has been elected as a faculty member in Faculty1000 Biology
in Microbial Evolution and Genomics section in January, 2011