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  • The Ocean Soundscape Of The Anthropocene

    Jan 30 2019 03:00 PM - Jan 30 2019 05:00 PM CONVENOR: Prof. Carlos Duarte
    CO-CONVENOR: Mr. Francis Juanes
    DATE: January 30, 2019
    TIME: 3 pm – 5 pm
    LOCATION: Auditorium (level 0) between Buildings 2 & 3
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Zahra Alsaffar

    Dec 10 2018 11:30 AM - Dec 10 2018 12:30 AM TITLE: Shallow Soft Sediment Communities in the Central Red Sea: Revealing Patterns in Community Structure across Space and Time
    DATE: Monday, 10th of December
    TIME: 11:30 am
    LOCATION: Building 3 (seaside) · Level 5 · Room 5220
  • Master's Thesis Defense - Celina Burkholz

    Dec 06 2018 02:00 PM - Dec 06 2018 03:00 PM TITLE: Insights into Bacterial Community Changes Following Heat and Salinity Treatments in Aiptasia
    ADVISOR: Prof. Carlos Duarte
    DATE: Thursday, 6th of December
    TIME: 2 pm
    LOCATION: Building 2 (seaside) · Level 5 · Room 5220
  • RSRC Seminar - Hagen M. Gegner and Jin Ye

    Dec 05 2018 03:00 PM - Dec 05 2018 04:00 PM Talk title 1: Investigating the Role of Salinity in the Thermotolerance of Corals
    Presenter: Hagen M. Gegner
    Talk title 2: First assessment of viral diversity across corals from the central Red Sea suggests abundant association with Baculoviridae
    Presenter: Jin Ye
    Date: Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    Location: Auditorium between Bldg 2&3 - Level 0 - Room 0215
  • RSRC Open Science Conference 2018

    Nov 28 2018 08:00 AM - Nov 29 2018 06:00 PM The Red Sea Research Center (RSRC) Open Science Conference 2018 is a student and postdoc-led departmental seminar.
    As the Open Science Conference in 2017, we aims to provide a friendly platform for all RSRC students, postdocs, research technicians and research scientists to showcase their work (at varying stages of completion and/or success). Published something interesting? Let us know! Gotten stuck with an intractable problem? Perhaps a member of the audience would be able to suggest new ideas!
  • Dual Seminar - Prof. Roberta Marinelli and Prof. Phillip Taylor

    Nov 27 2018 03:00 PM - Nov 27 2018 04:00 PM TITLE 1: Excellence in the Earth and Ocean Sciences at Oregon State University
    PRESENTER: Prof. Roberta Marinelli
    TITLE 2: Environmental Science at the University of Southern California, and Diverse Career Pathways for Young Scientists
    PRESENTER: Prof. Phillip Taylor
    DATE: 27 Nov, 2018
    TIME: 3 pm
    LOCATION: Building 3, Level 5, Room 5220
  • RSRC Seminar - Tamara Huete-Stauffer and Eman Sabbagh

    Nov 21 2018 03:00 PM - Nov 21 2018 04:00 PM Talk title 1: Latitude, depth or season? What explains the distribution of Red Sea pelagic heterotrophic prokaryotes?
    Presenter: Tamara Huete-Stauffer
    Talk title 2: Weekly variation of viruses and heterotrophic nanoflagellates and their potential impact on bacterioplankton in a Red Sea shallow ecosystem
    Presenter: Eman Sabbagh
    Date: November 21, 2018
    Time: 3 - 4 pm
    Location: Auditorium level 0, between buildings 2 and 3
  • Master's Thesis Defense - Juan Antonio Ruiz Santiesteban

    Nov 21 2018 02:00 PM - Nov 21 2018 03:00 PM TITLE: DNA Methylation in the Demosponge Amphimedon queenslandica is Involved in Genome Evolution and Transcription
    ADVISOR: Manuel Aranda
    DATE: Wednesday, November 21st
    TIME: 2 pm
    LOCATION: Building 2, seaside, Level 5, Room 5209
  • Master's Thesis Defense - Yara Alshwairikh

    Nov 21 2018 10:00 AM - Nov 21 2018 11:00 AM TITLE: A Comparative Assessment of the Physiological Performance of Red Sea and non-Red Sea Symbiodiniaceae Strains in Acute Heat and Light-Stress Conditions
    ADVISOR: Manuel Aranda
    DATE: Wednesday, November 21st
    TIME: 10 am
    LOCATION: Building 1, Level 4, 4214
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Ghaida Hadaidi

    Nov 19 2018 02:00 PM - Nov 19 2018 03:00 PM TITLE: Coral-associated bacterial community dynamics in healthy, bleached, and diseased states
    ADVISOR: Prof. Christian Voolstra
    DATE: Monday, November 19, 2018
    TIME: 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    LOCATION: Auditorium between Bldg 2&3 - Level 0 - Room 0215
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Guoxin Cui

    Nov 18 2018 09:00 AM - Nov 18 2018 10:00 AM TITLE: Unravelling the Metabolic Interactions of the Aiptasia-Symbiodiniaceae Symbiosis
    ADVISOR: Prof. Manuel Aranda
    DATE: Sunday, November 18, 2018
    TIME: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
    LOCATION: Building 4 · Level 5 · Room 5209
  • Master's Thesis Defense - Lyndsey Tanabe

    Nov 14 2018 11:00 AM - Nov 14 2018 12:00 PM TITLE: Sand temperature profiles at turtle nesting sites in the Red Sea: implications on hatchling sex ratios
    ADVISOR: Prof. Michael Berumen
    DATE: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    TIME: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
    LOCATION: Building 4 (seaside) · Level 5 · Room 5220
  • Master's Thesis Defense - Lucia Pombo Ayora

    Nov 12 2018 03:00 PM - Nov 12 2018 04:00 PM TITLE: Functional diversity of herbivorous fish in coral reefs in the central Red Sea
    ADVISOR: Prof. Michael Berumen
    DATE: Monday, November 12
    TIME: 3 pm
    LOCATION: Building 2 (seaside) · Level 5 · Room 5220
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Hagen Gegner

    Nov 08 2018 02:00 PM - Nov 08 2018 03:00 PM TITLE: Investigating the Role of Salinity in the Thermotolerance of Corals
    ADVISOR: Prof. Christian Voolstra
    DATE: Thursday, 8 November
    TIME: 2 pm
    LOCATION: Auditorium level 0, between buildings 2 and 3
  • Master's Thesis Defense - Janna L. Randle

    Nov 06 2018 02:00 PM - Nov 06 2018 03:00 PM TITLE: Insights into Bacterial Community Changes Following Heat and Salinity Treatments in Aiptasia
    ADVISOR: Prof. Christian Voolstra
    DATE: Tuesday, 6th of November
    TIME: 2 pm
    LOCATION: Building 2 (seaside) · Level 5 · Room 5220
  • Master's Thesis Defense - Ann Marie Hulver

    Nov 05 2018 10:00 AM - Nov 05 2018 11:00 AM TITLE: Multiple stressor interaction effects of nutrient enrichment and oil pollution on Red Sea benthic recruitment
    ADVISOR: Prof. Michael Berumen
    DATE: Monday, 5 November
    TIME: 10 am
    LOCATION: Building 2 (seaside) · Level 5 · Room 5220
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Sofia Mudrova

    Nov 04 2018 10:00 AM - Nov 04 2018 11:00 AM TITLE: Molecular diversity, phylogeny, and biogeographic patterns of crustacean copepods associated with scleractinian corals of the Indo-Pacific
    ADVISOR: Prof. Michael Berumen
    DATE: Sunday, 4 November
    TIME: 10 am
    LOCATION: Building 4 (seaside) · Level 5 · Room 5209
  • KAUST Workshop on the Future of Red Sea Biodiversity

    Oct 23 2018 08:00 AM - Oct 25 2018 06:00 PM This workshop will address important questions about how coral reef biodiversity should be monitored near Saudi’s planned mega-developments on the Red Sea coast. The aim is to produce concrete recommendations to ensure conservation of these important ecosystems during construction and into the future so that their full natural value can be realized in a sustainable way.
  • M.Sc. thesis defense - Eman Sabbagh

    Sep 27 2018 02:00 PM - Sep 27 2018 03:00 PM TITLE: Seasonal variation of viruses and heterotrophic nanoflagellates and their potential impact on bacterioplankton in a shallow Red Sea ecosystem
    DATE: Sep 27, Thursday
    TIME: 4 pm
    LOCATION: Building 2, level 5, room 5220
  • RSRC Seminar - Juan Antonio Ruiz Santiesteban and Marcela Herrera Sarrias

    Sep 26 2018 03:00 PM - Sep 26 2018 04:00 PM Title 1: DNA Methylation in the demosponge Amphimedon queenslandica is involved in genomic evolution and transcriptional regulation.
    Presenter: Juan Antonio Ruiz Santiesteban
    Title 2: Transcriptomic analysis of Symbiodinium microadriaticum in hospite under acidification stress reveals differential expression of photosynthesis related genes
    Presenter: Marcela Herrera Sarrias
    Date: September 26, 2018
    Time: 3-4 pm
    Location: Auditorium level 0, between buildings 2 and 3
  • Seminar: Next-generation biodiversity research using environmental DNA

    Sep 18 2018 03:00 PM - Aug 18 2018 04:00 PM PRESENTER: Assoc. Prof. Philip Thomsen
    TITLE: Next-generation biodiversity research using environmental DNA
    DATE: Sep 18, Tuesday
    TIME: 3 pm – 4 pm
    LOCATION: Auditorium (level 0) between Buildings 2 & 3
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Defense - Xin Wang

    Sep 13 2018 03:00 PM - Sep 13 2018 04:00 PM TITLE: How Corals Got Bones - Comparative Genomics Reveals the Evolution of Coral Calcification
    ADVISOR: Prof. Manuel Aranda
    DATE: 13 July
    TIME: 3 pm
    LOCATION: Auditorium (level 0) between buildings 4 and 5
  • Ph.D. proposal defense - Susann Rossbach

    Sep 12 2018 04:00 PM - Sep 12 2018 05:00 PM TITLE: Ecology of the Tridacna giant clam holobiont and its responses to a changing ocean
    ADVISOR: Prof. Carlos Duarte
    DATE: Sep 12, Wednesday
    TIME: 4 pm
    LOCATION: Building 2, level 5, room 5209
  • RSRC Seminar - Ann Marie Hulver and Lucia Pombo Ayora

    Sep 12 2018 03:00 PM - Sep 12 2018 04:00 PM RSRC SEMINAR
    Title 1: Effects of oil and nutrients on Red Sea benthic recruitment
    Presenter: Ann Marie Hulver
    Title 2: Herbivorous fish functional diversity across a degradation gradient in Red Sea coral reefs
    Presenter: Lucia Pombo Ayora
    Date: September 12, 2018
    Time: 3-4 pm
    Location: Auditorium level 0, between buildings 2 and 3
  • RSRC Seminar - Alexandra Coello-Camba and Sreejith Kottuparambil

    Aug 29 2018 03:00 PM - Aug 29 2018 04:00 PM RSRC SEMINAR
    Title 1: Environmental drivers of picoplankton distribution in the Red Sea
    Presenter: Alexandra Coello-Camba
    Title 2: Ecotoxicological aspects of persistent marine pollutants in the Red Sea
    Presenter: Sreejith Kottuparambil
    Date: August 29, 2018
    Time: 3-4 pm
    Location: Auditorium level 0, between buildings 2 and 3
  • Ph.D. proposal defense - Alison Monroe

    Aug 07 2018 02:00 PM - Aug 07 2018 03:00 PM TITLE: Molecular responses of a coral reef fish (Acanthochromis polyacanthus) to climate change
    ADVISOR: Prof. Christian R. Voolstra
    DATE: Aug 7, Tuesday
    TIME: 2 pm
    LOCATION: Building 2, level5, room 5209
  • Ph.D. defense - Roslinda Mohamed

    Jul 23 2018 09:00 AM - Jul 23 2018 10:00 AM TITLE: Molecular fingerprinting to understand diazotrophic microbe distribution in oligotrophic oceans
    ADVISOR: Prof. Carlos Duarte
    DATE: 23rd July
    TIME: 9 am
    LOCATION: Auditorium (level 0) between buildings 4 and 5
  • Ph.D. defense - Jenny Booth

    Jul 15 2018 10:30 AM - Jul 15 2018 11:30 AM TITLE: Ecology of the Mangrove Microbiome
    ADVISOR: Prof. Daniele Daffonchio
    DATE: 15th July
    TIME: 10.30am
    LOCATION: Auditorium (level 0) between buildings 2 and 3
  • Symposium "Form and functionality of coral reefs in the Anthropocene"

    Apr 17 2018 02:00 PM - Apr 17 2018 03:00 PM PRESENTERS: Assoc. Prof. David Suggett, Prof. Peter Mumby, Prof. John Pandolfi
    DATE: Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    TIME: 2-3 pm
    LOCATION: Building 2, Level 5, Room 5209
  • Global diversity of marine metazoans based on eDNA

    Apr 11 2018 03:00 PM - Apr 11 2018 04:00 PM RSRC SEMINAR
    PRESENTER: Dr. Nathan Geraldi
    DATE: Wednesday, April 11, 2018
    TIME: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    LOCATION: Auditorium 0215 - between Bldg. 4 & 5
  • PhD Proposal Defense - Fabia Simona

    Apr 10 2018 09:30 AM - Apr 10 2018 10:30 AM TITLE: Application of transcriptomics and quantitative phosphoproteomics (SWATH-MS) to the study of cnidarian-dinoflagellate symbiosis
    ADVISOR: Professor Christian Voolstra
    DATE: Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    TIME: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m
    LOCATION: Bldg. 2 · Level 5 · Room 5220
  • Where'd all the whale sharks go? The Season That Wasn't

    Mar 14 2018 02:00 PM - Mar 14 2018 03:00 PM RSRC SEMINAR
    Presenter: Royale Hardenstine
    Date: Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    Time: 2 pm - 3 pm
    Location: Auditorium between Bldg. 2 & 3 - Level 0
  • Arctic Seminar

    Feb 26 2018 09:00 AM - Feb 26 2018 10:30 AM TOPIC: Arctic Seminar
    PRESENTERS: Prof. Jeffrey W. Krause, Dr. Mie Hylstofte Sichlau Winding, Dr. Mikael Sejr
    DATE: 26 Feb, 2018
    TIME: 9 a.m. - 10: 30 a.m.
    LOCATION: Building 2, Level 5, Room 5209
  • KAUST Research Workshop: The metaorganism frontier

    Feb 19 2018 08:30 AM - Feb 21 2018 10:00 PM DATE: February 19-21, 2018
    LOCATION: Level 0 Auditorium between buildings 2 and 3
    An accompanying poster session will be held on February 19, 2018 in the KAUST Library from 5.30pm to 7.30pm where RSRC/CDA/BESE students and postdocs will showcase their research.
  • Heterotrophic prokaryotes and their carbon resources Red Sea twilight zone

    Feb 14 2018 03:00 PM - Feb 14 2018 04:00 PM PRESENTER: Dr. Maria Calleja
    INSTITUTE: KAUST
    DATE: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
    TIME: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    LOCATION: Auditorium between Bldg 2 & 3 - Level 0
  • New insight of the Surface currents in the Central Red Sea, using HF Radar Technology

    Jan 31 2018 03:00 PM - Jan 31 2018 04:00 PM PRESENTER: Dr. Lohitzune Solabarrieta
    INSTITUTE: KAUST
    DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2018
    TIME: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
    LOCATION:Auditorium between Bldg 2 & 3 - Level 0
  • The biomedical potential of marine macrobiota and microbiota - Vassilios Roussis & Efstathia Ioannou

    Jan 16 2018 09:00 AM - Jan 16 2018 11:00 AM PRESENTER: Vassilios Roussis & Efstathia Ioannou
    TITLE: The biomedical potential of marine macrobiota and microbiota
    DATE: January 16, 2018
    TIME: 9 am - 11 am (including discussion)
    LOCATION: Buildings 2, level 5, room 5220
  • RSRC Town Hall Meeting

    Dec 06 2017 10:00 AM - Dec 06 2017 12:00 AM ​DATE: Dec 6, Wednesday
    TIME: 10 am – 12 pm
    LOCATION: Auditorium 0215, between Buildings 2 & 3
  • Moderate global ecological impact of exotic species on marine ecosystems - Dr. Andrea Anton Gamazo

    Nov 22 2017 03:00 PM - Nov 22 2017 04:00 PM PRESENTER: Dr. Andrea Anton Gamazo
    TITLE: Moderate global ecological impact of exotic species on marine ecosystems
    DATE: Nov 22, Wednesday
    TIME: 3 pm – 4 pm
    LOCATION: Auditorium 0215, between Buildings 2 & 3
  • Environmental drivers of jellyfish blooms - Kylie Pitt

    Nov 16 2017 03:00 PM - Nov 16 2017 04:15 PM PRESENTER: Assoc. Prof. Kylie Pitt
    TITLE: Environmental drivers of jellyfish blooms
    DATE: Nov 16, Thursday
    TIME: 3 pm – 4:15 pm (seminars will be one after another)
    LOCATION: Bldg. 3, level 5, Room 5220
  • Towards an understanding of population variability in scyphozoan jellyfish – the role of life histories - Cathy Lucas

    Nov 16 2017 03:00 PM - Nov 16 2017 04:15 AM PRESENTER: Cathy Lucas
    TITLE: Towards an understanding of population variability in scyphozoan jellyfish – the role of life histories
    DATE: Nov 16, Thursday
    TIME: 3 pm – 4:15 pm (seminars will be one after another)
    LOCATION: Bldg. 3, level 5, Room 5220
  • KAUST Workshop on the Global Ocean Genome

    Oct 29 2017 08:30 AM - Nov 01 2017 05:30 PM The workshop aims at providing a forum to discuss the progress in the assessment of the Global Ocean Genome
  • ​​​ICMERS 2016

    Nov 14 2016 12:00 AM - Nov 16 2016 12:00 AM ICMERS 2016 Call for Paper and Posters​​​​​
  • Coral disease across the IndoPacific

    Nov 10 2015 10:00 AM - Nov 10 2015 11:00 AM Building 2 · Level 5 · Room 5209
  • Marine MEGAFAUNA Movement

    Oct 19 2015 08:00 AM - Oct 20 2015 11:50 AM Marine MEGAFAUNA workshop
  • Circulation over coral reefs: from ocean scale to bommie scale (and back again)

    Oct 15 2015 11:15 AM - Oct 15 2015 12:00 PM Building 2 · Level 5 · Room 5209
  • Overview of the Integrated Ocean Processes group: AKA the Jones Lab

    Sep 09 2015 03:00 PM - Sep 09 2015 03:30 PM Building 2 · Level 5 · Room 5209
  • More, smaller bacteria in response to ocean's warming? Maybe not in the Red Sea...

    May 27 2015 03:00 PM - May 27 2015 03:30 PM Building 2 · Level 5 · Room 5209
  • Epigenetics in Stylophora pistillata

    Apr 29 2015 03:00 PM - Apr 29 2015 04:00 PM Building 2 · Level 5 · Room 5220
  • An update on studies of the role of eddies in the North Central Red Sea

    Apr 01 2015 03:00 PM - Apr 01 2015 04:00 PM Building 2 · Level 5 · Room 5220
  • Bathypelagic picoplankton prokaryotic and eukaryotic diversity and the global deep ocean microbial gene pool

    Mar 26 2015 03:00 PM - Mar 26 2015 04:00 PM Location:Lecture Hall 0215 - Level 0 · between Ibn Al-Haytham & Ibn Sina (Buildings 2 & 3)
  • Navigating The Shifting Landscape of Scientific Publications

    Mar 24 2015 02:00 PM - Mar 24 2015 03:30 PM Location: Building 2 · Level 5 · Room 5220