King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST)
Algorizm is a start-up company committed to providing convenient pathogen DNA sequencing service to the Saudi medical centers in order to enable them to quickly and accurately characterise genomic signatures of harmful microbes present in patient samples. Using state-of-the-art deep sequencing techniques and novel bioinformatics analyses, Algorizm aims to help hospitals, companies, and government organisations identify which microorganisms live in their patient samples or biological products. Their goal is to build up a comprehensive database of microbes within the Middle East designed to improve health services. This would allow faster and accurate clinical diagnostic method for infections.