21 April, 2017

​Nitrogen-fixing bacteria may contribute to coral bleaching

New study by Pogoreutz et al. uses sugar enrichment to shed new light on the role of nitorgen-fixing microbes in coral bleaching.

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13 April, 2017

Congratulations Dr. Röthig!!!

​Congratulations to Dr. Till Röthig for an outstanding Ph.D. dissertation defence and a remarkable Ph.D thesis!

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03 April, 2017

Welcome Dr. Anny Cardénas!

Welcome to our new postdoc Dr. Anny Cardénas!

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31 March, 2017

Bacterial communities in healthy and bleached corals.

In Reef Genomics' latest publiation Hadaidi et al. find that bacterial communities in bleached and healthy Porites colonies remain stable.

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17 March, 2017

Microbial communities in deep-sea corals from the Red Sea

Microbial communities may contribute to functioning of deep-sea corals from the Red Sea​ in this extreme environment.

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16 March, 2017

Cytological profiling of algal extracts using High-Content Screening​

Cytological profiling of algal extracts using High-Content Screening​

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16 March, 2017

Introducing GIGA - the Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance

GIGA is a collaborative network of diverse scientists focussed on advancing invertebrate genomics. We use GIGA's second anniversary to reflect on its progress and future projects.

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15 March, 2017

A new platform for the High-Content Screening of natural products

In Reef Genomics' latest publication Kremb et al. introduce a new imaging-based High-Content Screening for the broad-spectrum phenotypic profiling of natural products.

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01 March, 2017

RNA editing may extend acclimatization capacity in coral symbionts

Check out our latest paper in PLoS Genetics to find out how RNA editing may help coral symbionts to respond to stress in previously unrecognized ways.

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24 February, 2017

JBI Cover feauture for article by Ziegler et al.

The current cover of JBI features our article on the molecular diversity of coral symbionts around the arabian peninsula.​

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20 February, 2017

KAUST Discovery feature for Symbiodinum Genome

Check​ out the KAUST Discovery article about our analysis of dinoflagellate genomes to identify adaptations to symbiosis in Symbiodinium.

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10 February, 2017

Coral heat tolerance alings with bacterial community composition

Have a look at our latest study in Nature communications to find out how bacterial community dynamics relate to coral heat tolerance.

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09 February, 2017

​Welcoming our new postdoctoral fellow Claudia Pogoreutz​

Claudia Pogoreutz has joined Reef Genomics lab as a new postdoc. Welcome!

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19 January, 2017

Award for student video "Meet Aiptasia"

"Meet Aiptasia" video wins the Science of Storytelling Award at the WEP 2017

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17 January, 2017

New insights into the role of Endozoicomonas in marine holobionts

In Reef Genomics' latest publication, we use comparative genomics to understand the role and function of Endozoicomonas bacteria associated with marine holobionts.

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02 January, 2017

Assessing the molecular diversity of coral symbionts around the Arabian Peninusla

In Reef Genomics' latest publication, they assess the biogeography of Symbiodinium comunites associated with coral hosts around the Arabian Peninsula.

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10 October, 2020

Educational Outreach Activity for TKS Students

Students in TKS' K-1 classes visited Nemo this fall. Members of Prof. Michael Berumen's Reef Ecology Lab in the Red Sea Research Center (RSRC) prepared an educational outreach activity to teach K-1 students how baby Red Sea anemone fish choose a sea anemone.

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17 October, 2020

KAUST global research team first to observe inherited DNA expressions

On February 10, KAUST announced new research demonstrating that corals pass patterns of DNA to their offspring. The groundbreaking research marks the first time that this process has been observed in animals within the field of biology.

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