24 January, 2023
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.
26 December, 2022
Asmaa Abdallah, a postdoctoral research fellow at KAUST Communication and Computing Systems Lab (CCSL), has been named a Leading Innovator under 35 in the MENA region by MIT Technology Review Arabia.
14 December, 2022
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.
14 December, 2022
Researchers are diagnosing many rare genetic conditions by applying the latest AI methods combined with machine learning.
11 December, 2022
Research work by KAUST electrical and computer engineering students Abeer Alamoudi and Qi Huang has been selected as the second-prize winner of the 2022 IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Student Competition "Communications Technology Changing the World."
08 December, 2022
Leena Ali Ibrahim, Assistant Professor of Bioscience at KAUST is appointed among six Next Generation Leaders by the Allen Institute
In the media
02 June, 2021
A new sensor, based on organic transistors, combines speed and accuracy in detecting single-molecule antigens belonging to the viruses that cause COVID-19 and MERS.
15 April, 2021
KAUST Distinguished Professor Pierre Magistretti, Director of the newly launched Smart-Health Initiative, took part in a virtual event put on by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Investment.
05 April, 2021
KAUST has recently launched a multidisciplinary scientific and clinical research and innovation health initiative dubbed the KAUST Smart-Health Initiative (SHI).
02 February, 2021
The Smart Health Initiative aims to enhance Saudi Arabia's capabilities in what Magistretti describes as precision medicine.
20 December, 2020
KAUST announced a collaboration with Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson to explore opportunities for research and innovation in the area of neglected tropical diseases, with a focus on dengue fever.
08 November, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has activated vital innovation and R&D initiatives to tackle the crippling effects, health ramifications, and overall impact of the coronavirus on global societies and economies.
25 August, 2020
KAUST PIs to contribute through their research capabilities to alleviate the COVID-19 pandemic, efforts coordinated by Donal Bradley, KAUST vice president for research, and Pierre Magistretti, KAUST dean of the Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering division, mobilized a group of faculty to form the Rapid Research Response Team (R3T).
13 August, 2020
As leading scientists and medical professionals around the world work to develop a cure for COVID-19, KAUST partners in Saudi Arabia are making significant strides toward a solution.
10 August, 2020
One of the many faculty to step forward and contribute to the R3T was Peiying Hong, a KAUST associate professor of environmental science and engineering.
22 July, 2020
Xin Gao, KAUST associate professor of computer science and the acting associate director of the Computational Bioscience Research Center.
30 June, 2020
باحثون من جامعة الملك عبد الله السعودية يطورون مُستشعرًا كهروكيميائيًّا من الجيل الثاني يمكنه الكشف عن البروتينات الفيروسية لفيروسي ميرس وكورونا المستجد.. دون الحاجة إلى معامل مجهزة وتحضيرات شاقة وأشخاص ذوي خبرة.
28 May, 2020
Scientists came up with an experimental virus-blocking membrane that can be discarded so doctors can use the mask again.
17 May, 2020
Professors at KAUST are employing differential equations and machine learning to help understand what’s coming next in the Covid-19 pandemic.
22 April, 2020
KAUST President Dr. Tony Chan said the university’s research community had come together to offer its expertise on a number of fronts in the battle against COVID-19.
22 April, 2020
رئيس جامعة الملك عبدالله للعلوم والتقنية: لسنا كشركات الأدوية.. ونعمل مع «الصحة» و«وقاية» لمكافحة «كورونا»
15 April, 2020
يجري فريق عالمي متخصص من جامعة كاوست غرب السعودية ابحاثا لاستخدام الذكاء الاصطناعي في فهم فيروس كورونا الباحثون في كاوست يسعون للكشف عن نقاط الضعف غير المعروفة في فيروس كورونا اضافة لبحث خيارات جديدة لكبح انتشاره السريع.
13 April, 2020
The Chinese Academy of Sciences' resource center, which pools all genome sequence data and related information about the novel coronavirus, has proved popular with researchers worldwide.
08 April, 2020
16 June, 2021
'Preparedness is key to reducing fatality,' said KAUST Professor of statistics Hernando Ombao.