KAUST Discovery

Research Highlights

Sequencing reveals strains behind cholera outbreak

Whole-genome sequencing of the bacterium responsible for a cholera outbreak reveals a population structure missed by traditional methods.

Graphene is taking charge

Graphene-based capacitors prove useful in advanced non-linear electronics

Plants coping with salt stress

Discovery of the molecular mechanism by which a protein confers salt tolerance in plants could boost crop yields in high-saline soils

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Perspectives

A breeding ground for successful start-ups

State-of-the-art facilities and world-class research projects give rise to thriving start-up companies based at KAUST

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