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Participating Faculty

The 2019 Red Sea Summer Program will expose students to several aspects of KAUST’s work with relevance to understanding the Red Sea, including genomics, ecology, biological oceanography, microbiology, and environmental science. The course includes fieldwork, labwork, lectures, and data workshops. The course will be taught be a group of KAUST faculty who have expertise in these fields, tentatively including the below faculty members.

 1Michael Berumen, Ph.D.

Professor of Marine Science; Acting Director of Red Sea Research Center

 2Salim Al Babili, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Plant Science

 3Xose Anxelu G. Moran, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marine Science

 4Manuel Aranda Lastra, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Marine Science

 5Ikram Blilou, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Plant Science

 6Daniele Daffonchio, Ph.D.

Professor of Bioscience

 7Takashi Gojobori, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Bioscience

 8Ibrahim Hoteit Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Earth Science and Engineering

 9Burton Jones, Ph.D.

Professor of Marine Science; Director of Saudi Aramco-KAUST Marine Environmental Research Center

 9Georgiy L. Stenchikov, Ph.D.

Professor of Earth Science and Engineering