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04 December, 2022

Professor Sahika Inal has been selected as the winner of the Journal of Materials Chemistry Lectureship 2022.

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04 December, 2022

A master regulator of plant immunity

Stress-response protein promotes the accumulation of metabolites that help anti-pathogen defenses.

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01 December, 2022

NEW BOOK: Coral Reef Conservation and Restoration in the Omics Age

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27 November, 2022

Bioreactor keeps cell culture conditions under control

Laboratory parameters maintained at physiologically relevant levels allow for more robust experiments with human cells.

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21 November, 2022

Cryptic drug-binding sites discovered in the dance

Studying the molecular motion of proteins reveals previously unseen binding sites that could be targeted by new drug candidate molecules.

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17 November, 2022

Biomedical Engineering student Elisa Grassi wins gold medal in the Saudi Games Triathlon

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02 November, 2022

Plant hormones to help prevent Striga invasion

Crop resistance to a significant parasitic plant could be increased through gene editing or chemical treatment.

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18 October, 2022

Bacterial quorum quenched by bacterial enzyme

An enzyme from a Red Sea bacterium suppresses the formation of a slimy biofilm that helps propagate hospital-acquired infections.

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16 October, 2022

Zinc enhances albumin’s protective role against Parkinson's disease

Revealing zinc’s interaction with a critical transport protein underscores the need to study biological pathways under physiologically relevant conditions.

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Research at the BESE Division brings students, faculty, and researchers together to push the frontiers of science through collaborative inquiry into issues of global and regional significance.

The Faculty at BESE belong to one of two communities: Bioscience and Biological Engineering or Environmental Science Engineering. Those communities cover the following Research Areas.​