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Prof. Michael Berumen has been appointed as Acting Director of the RSRC

Prof. Michael Berumen has been appointed as Acting Director of the RSRC

Prof. Michael Berumen has been appointed as Acting Director of the RSRC

Professor Michael Berumen has been appointed as Acting Director of the KAUST Red Sea Research Center effective April 1, 2018. Dr. Berumen joined KAUST in 2009 and leads the Reef Ecology Lab in the Red Sea Research Center. He has authored more than 180 journal articles on research focusing on a range of coral reef taxa, and he has extensive field experience on coral reefs around the world. In addition to work throughout Saudi Arabia and other parts of the Red Sea, he is also a participant in active projects the Indian and Pacific Oceans, including Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia, Australia, New Caledonia and others. Read more >>> Read more

Prof. Duarte honored for outstanding accomplishments in marine biodiversity science

Prof. Duarte honored for outstanding accomplishments in marine biodiversity science

Prof. Duarte honored for outstanding accomplishments in marine biodiversity science

Carlos Duarte was named the first recipient of the Carlo Heip Award for outstanding accomplishments in marine biodiversity science. Duarte will receive the award at the Carlo Heip Award ceremony, which will take place on May 15 in Montreal, Canada. Read more >>> Read more

Nils Rädecker wins best student presentation award at ECRS 2017

Nils Rädecker wins best student presentation award at ECRS 2017

Nils Rädecker wins best student presentation award at ECRS 2017

Nils Radecker, a Ph.D. student in the RSRC's Reef Genomics Lab, won a best student presentation award at the European Coral Reef Symposium (ECRS) 2017. Radecker's talk entitled "Understanding coral bleaching in the light of holobiont nutrient cycling" was focused on his work to decipher the underlying mechanisms of coral bleaching, or the breakdown of the symbiosis between corals and endosymbiotic algae due to ocean warming. Read more >>> Read more
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