KAUST Smart-Health Initiative

We are proud to showcase outstanding smart health-related research supported by exceptional illustrations and 3D-modelizations.

Learn more about the mechanisms involved in DNA repair may pave the way for developing inhibitors to improve the effectiveness of radiation therapy.

Research done by Amer Bralić, Ph.D. student in the group of Professor Samir Hamdan working on DNA repair mechanisms, currently with a focus on nucleotide excision repair (NER).

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Latest news

24 January, 2023

Fastening enzyme seals the deal in genome repair

By combining cryogenic electron microscopy imaging, structural modeling and biochemical assays, KAUST researchers have shown the important role a specific enzyme plays in DNA repair.

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14 December, 2022

DNA replication in humans proves slow off the mark

A team of KAUST bioscientists has shown how DNA replication in yeast, which is the standard model for studying DNA replication across all species, differs significantly to that of humans. Their study will have implications for more accurate and efficient DNA replication in more complex organisms including humans.

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14 December, 2022

Gene Detectives Solve Disease Mysteries

Researchers are diagnosing many rare genetic conditions by applying the latest AI methods combined with machine learning.

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Upcoming Events

Making human skeletal muscle in vitro
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Please join us for the next KAUST Smart-Health Initiative (KSHI) seminar by By Professor Olivier Pourquié, Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School. Boston, US ; Department of Pathology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Stem Cell Institute. Boston, US

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BioHackathon MENA 2023
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