26 June, 2010Paper Buzz !!!
Our new paper 'Location-Specific Responses to Thermal Stress in Larvae of the Reef-Building Coral Montastraea faveolata' published in PLoS ONE got quite some press.
25 June, 2010Faculty Initiated Collaboration (FIC) Award to PI Ravasi and CO-I Voolstra and Hayward
We are pleased to announce that our proposal 'The genetic basis of obesity/diabetes in the Saudi population' has been awarded!
20 June, 20102nd Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium in Phuket, Thailand
We are pleased to announce that postdoc Manuel Aranda, postdoc Till Bayer, and AssProf Chris Voolstra all get the chance to present their recent work on the 2nd Asia Pacific Coral Reef Symposium. Meet us there!
18 May, 2010AEA proposal 'The genome sequence of the dinoflagellate Symbiodinium sp., a symbiont from Red Sea corals' awarded
We have been recently awarded a grant to sequence the genome of a Symbiodinium species (dinoflagellates). The group consists of Chris Voolstra, Tim Ravasi, and Vladimir Bajic at KAUST and Gos Micklem at University of Cambridge.
17 May, 2010KAUST Seed Fund announces RBIS as one of the winners
Our project 'Red Sea Biogeographic Information System (RBIS)' is a Seed Fund Grant Awardee. Congrats to Fahmi Machda, Chandra Prasetyo, and Noru Moreno.
08 March, 2010'Development of the Red Sea Biogeographic Information System (RBIS)' accepted at OCEANS'10 IEEE Sydney
Our work on the Red Sea Biogeographic Information System (RBIS) has been accepted as a paper and talk at the OCEANS'10 IEEE conference. Congrats to Fahmi Machda, Chandra Prasetyo, and Noru Moreno.
02 March, 2010PostDoc Till Bayer awarded Collaboration Travel Fund
Dr. Bayer's project 'Comparative transcriptome analysis of dinoflagellate symbionts from reef-building corals' was highly rated and recommended for funding in the first competitive CTF round.
02 March, 2010PostDoc Manuel Aranda awarded Collaboration Travel Fund
Dr. Aranda's project 'Effects of UV stress on gene expression in larvae of the coral Montastraea faveolata' was highly rated and recommended for funding in the first competitive CTF round
02 March, 2010Assistant Professor Christian R. Voolstra awarded Collaboration Travel Fund
Prof. Voolstra's project 'A Bayesian Regression approach to the modeling of gene expression data' was highly rated and recommended for funding in the first competitive CTF round.
25 February, 2010CMAP paper accepted
Our analysis 'Identification of a gene expression core signature for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) via integrative analysis reveals novel potential compounds for treatment' has been accepted as a paper and poster at at the 2010 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. Congrats to Noru, Manuel, and Chris!