Sara Jimenez

Visiting Students


Research Interests

​Sara is interested in mechanistically understand how living systems work. Thus, her research goals are to study causal models in systems biology having an integrative experimental and computational approach, and then apply such understanding to the development of novel strategies targeted to solve metabolism, development, and disease issues.


  • ​M.Sc., Biotechnology, National University of Colombia, Medellín, Colombia, 2018
  • B.Sc., Biological Engineering, National University of Colombia, Medellín, Colombia, 2016

Professional Profile

  • ​2018: Visiting Student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • 2017: Research intern, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazi


  • ​Master’s degree meritorious thesis (master dissertation award), National University of Colombia, 21th of March 2018
  • Undergraduate student outstanding in research, City Hall of Medellin - Colombia, November 2015

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​KAUST Environmental Epigenetics Program (KEEP)
  • Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE)

Research Interests Keywords

Computational biology Systems biology Single cell genomic analysis

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