10 September, 2023

Coral Probiotics Village Now on Google Maps

The Coral Probiotics Village is now on Google Maps! This means that you can easily find us and add reviews, beautiful photos, and more.

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17 August, 2023

Can probiotics protect corals from problems like bleaching?

Interview Q&A session for the Knowable Magazine with KAUST Prof. Raquel Peixoto.

Prof Raquel explains how can probiotics protect corals from problems like bleaching, and more...

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10 August, 2023

Professor Raquel S. Peixoto Gives Keynote Speech at ISME-LAT23

Raquel S. Peixoto, Vice President of the International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME), gave a keynote speech on "Microbial Ecology-Based Medicine to Rehabilitate Threatened Environments" at the closing of the ISME-Lat 23 conference. The conference, which was held from August 7-10, was the third Latin American Congress of Microbial Ecology.

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05 April, 2023

TKS and RSRC/M&M Outreach Collaboration

The Marine Microbiomes Lab had the opportunity to be part of the recently launched Collaboration between TKS Elementary School and the RSRC with a talk about "Coral Reefs: Through the eyes of Researchers".

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26 October, 2022

KAUST, AEON Collective align goals in a sustainable-focused collaboration

The AEON KAUST collaboration will see as a first step under this engagement the co-appointments of both Prof. Carlos Duarte and Prof. Raquel Peixoto from KAUST as members of Aeon Collective working to advance efforts towards planetary repair, ecosystem restoration and resiliency.

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20 December, 2021

KAUST inaugurates the world’s first Coral Probiotics Village

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) recently announced the inauguration of the world's first coral probiotics village in the Red Sea. The village, located around 20 km off the campus shores, is part of the University's Red Sea Research Center (RSRC) efforts and approach to coral preservation and restoration. The inaugural featured an underwater ribbon-cutting ceremony and was attended by representatives from KAUST leadership, RSRC researchers and students, as well as members from the community.

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