12 May, 2020KAUST Smart Health Initiative Seed Grant Awarded to STEMD Lab
Professor Adamo and his team have been awarded the KAUST Smart Health Initiative Seed Grant for their project entitled “An iPSC-based disease-modeling approach to study Klinefelter Syndrome in a unique cohort of Saudi patients”. This project will be executed in collaboration with a scientific team from King Abdulaziz University (KAU) in Jeddah.
23 April, 2020MSc Student Dalal Al-Farhan successfully defends her MSc Thesis
Congratulations to Dalal Al-Farhan on the successful defence of her MSc thesis entitled "Dissecting the Role of the Histone Demethylase KDM1B in Maintenance of Pluripotency and Differentiation of Human Embryonic Stem Cells". Dalal is the second masters student to graduate from Professor Adamo's group.
30 October, 2019KACST Grant Awarded to PhD Student Maryam Alowaysi
Maryam Al-Owaysi is one of three students at KAUST selected by King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) funding agency to receive a grant for her project entitled “Study of the epigenetic contribution of the histone demethylase KDM6A to the onset of Type 2 Diabetes in Klinefelter Syndrome patients”
31 January, 2017KAUST Postdoctoral Fellow Elisabetta Fiacco Wins Topical Best Poster Prize
Elisabetta Fiacco, a KAUST postdoctoral fellow under the supervision of Assistant Professor Antonio Adamo, was awarded the Best Poster Prize at the Spetses Summer School 2018 on Chromatin and Metabolism. The event, which was organized by the Chromatin-Metabolism Interactions for Healthy Living (ChroMe) Network, was held on the Greek island of Spetses from August 25 to 31, 2018.