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Upcoming Seminars

Over the 5-year programme, we aim to organise a regular seminar series showcasing research strengths and interests of the UO and KAU teams, as well as progress on our joint projects.

Past seminars

Quantum computing in Healthcare and Life Sciences

Date: 28 September 2022

Time: 13:00 - 14:00 UK time, 15:00 - 16:00 KSA time

Speaker: Dr Frederik Flother - IBM Quantum Industry Consultant and Computational Scientist

Webinar about Quantum computing in Healthcare and Life Sciences

Old Dogs New Tricks: The application of Systems Biology in the development of novel therapies for the Inherited Cardiac diseases

Date: 24 August 2022

Time: 09:00 - 10:00 UK time, 11:00 - 12:00 KSA time

Speaker: Prof. Rameen Shakur, Professor of Genomics and Precision Cardiovascular Medicine, Director of the Brighton Integrative Genomics Unit, Director of the Precision Health and Translational Medical Hub, University of Brighton, UK


Webinar poster: Old dogs new tricks

Personalized healthcare using Artificial Intelligence

Date: 15 June 2022

Time: 15:00 - 16:00 UK time, 17:00 - 18:00 KSA time

Speaker: Dr Qasim Bukhari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA


Personalized healthcare using Artificial Intelligence webinar poster

Functional characterisation of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)-associated genes in beta cells

Date: 23 March 2022

Time: 11:00 - 12:00 UK time, 14:00 - 15:00 KSA time

Speaker: Dr Benoit Hastoy, Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism (OCDEM), University of Oxford


Functional characterisation of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)-associated genes in beta cells poster

Developing interpretable artificial intelligence to understand the molecular evolution of cancer

Date: 30 June 2021

Time: 12:00 - 13:00 UK time, 14:00 - 15:00 KSA time


This webinar was presented by Christopher Yau, Professor of Artificial Intelligence at the University of Manchester.

Webinar developing interpretable artificialintelligence to understandthe molecular evolution of cancer by Professor Christopher Yau


The use of artificial Intelligence in psychiatry

Date: 7 April 2021

The first seminar was held on 7th Apr 2021, presented by Prof Nevado-Holgado at Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford.

Webinar the use of artificial intelligence in psychiatry by Prof Nevado-Holgad