13 August, 2017

Meet PhD student Fabia Simona at the Gordon Research Conference, Hong Kong

Watch the video to find out what Fabia Simona will be presenting at the Gordon Research Conference on Posttranslational Modification Networks​ in Hong Kong!​​​​​​

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07 August, 2017

Prof. Aranda's talk at TEDxKAUST

Professor Aranda gives an overview of the challenges coral reefs are facing due to rapidly changing climate. He explains the importance of coral reefs and the current loss of ecosystems.

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03 August, 2017

Our lab is participating in World Intercalibration for DIC and TA

Our lab is participating in a world intercalibration for Dissolved inorganic carbon and Total alkalinity organized from the University of California, San Diego by Prof A. Dickson. We obtained a very satisfying deviation from the standards send and we should be within the average of the world best labs of our specialty.

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01 August, 2017

RSRC cruise with R/V Al Azizi has started

R/V Al Aziz has departed on the 1st of August

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31 July, 2017

Ecological Genomics course paper out now

The results of this year's Ecological Genomics course investigating the effects of iron enrichment on Red Sea corals have now been published.​

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27 July, 2017

Cecilia Martin will defend her Ph.D. proposal on the 8th of August

You are all invited to our Ph.D. student Cecilia's Ph.D. proposal defense on the 8th of August from 10 am - 12 pm in room 5220, Bldg 2.

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23 July, 2017

SAKMEO seeking a PhD student. Apply Now!

The Saudi Aramco-KAUST center for Marine Environmental Observations (SAKMEO) is seeking a Ph.D. student to investigate the effects of contaminants on coral reef species and associated fauna.

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21 July, 2017

SAKMEO seeking a Post-doctoral Fellow in Marine and Coastal Ecosystem Services

SAKMEO is hiring a postdoc in marine and coastal ecosystem services - apply now!​

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20 July, 2017

Seeking Post-Doctoral Fellow: Multiple Stressors effects in the Red Sea marine habitats

The Saudi Aramco-KAUST center for Marine Environmental Observations (SAKMEO) is seeking a post-doctoral fellow. Applications encouraged from suitably qualified candidates.

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12 July, 2017

Cinna Lomnitz Medal for Parsifal Islas Morales

​Congratulations to Parsifal Islas Morales recently awarded with the Cinna Lomnitz Medal for his work on science communication in Mexico!

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28 June, 2017

Patterns of nitrogen fixation in two coral families

Patterns of nitrogen fixation align with trophic groups of two coral families. Read Reef Genomics group's new publication in Frontiers in Microbiology!

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15 June, 2017

Wave to the Future

The Saudi Aramco-KAUST center for Marine Environmental Observations completed installation of a surface current mapping system along the central Red Sea. These high-frequency radar systems to map surface ocean currents, a first for Saudi Arabia, will enable near real-time information of currents, which carry nutrients, pollutants, stranded boats, or anything that floats.

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13 June, 2017

Anti-cancer agents in Saudi Arabian herbals

Saudi Arabia has a rich knowledge of traditional medicine using a diversity of local plants. Here we used cell-based phenotypic profiling and image-based high-content screening to study the mode of action and potential cellular targets in these plants to identify potential anti-cancer compounds.

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08 June, 2017

Nature Middle East features Reef Genomics' lab study on nitrogen-fixing microbes and their role in coral bleaching

Big thanks to Nature Middle East for featuring Reef Genomics' recent study by Pogoreutz et al. on the role of nitrogen-fixing bacteria in coral bleaching published in Global Change Biology. Click the link below to see the full article.

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08 June, 2017

Congratulations Carol Buitrago for a successful Ph.D. proposal presentation

Today Carol Buitrago successfully presented her Ph.D. proposal entitled "Assessing genetic differentiation and local adaptation of Pocilloporid corals in the Arabian Seas ".

Congratulations!

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08 June, 2017

IOP Hiring: Research Scientist in coral reef fish ecology

The Saudi Aramco-KAUST center for Marine Environmental Observations (SAKMEO) is seeking a research scientist in the area of coral reef fish ecology.

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05 June, 2017

New Postodctoral Accociate position is available (Microbiology Oceanography/Ecology)

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) of Stony Brook University seeks applicants for a Postdoctoral Associate position in Microbial Oceanography/Ecology.

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04 June, 2017

KAUST News article on the role of nitrogen fixation in coral bleaching

"Sugar enrichment provides evidence for a role of nitrogen fixation in coral bleaching" published in Global Change Biology is now featured on KAUST Discovery

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04 June, 2017

KAUST News article on the role of nitrogen fixation in coral bleaching

"Sugar enrichment provides evidence for a role of nitrogen fixation in coral bleaching" published in Global Change Biology is now featured on KAUST Discovery

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25 May, 2017

Reef Genomics alumni Aubrie O'Rourke​ awarded fellowship with NASA

Aubrie just got awarded with the highlight competitive Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award Fellowship with NASA.

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