26 Mar 2014
Professor Hidetoshi Saze is leading a new research project to develop a new strain of rice that prevents obesity-related diseases.
18 Mar 2014
On March 16, OIST opened its doors to more than five thousand people from Okinawa and elsewhere, for Open Campus 2014.
17 Mar 2014
Researchers in the Information Processing Biology Unit have discovered the sensor for high pH in the tiny worm C. elegans.
10 Mar 2014
The Human Developmental Neurobiology Unit helps uncover the neurobiological causes of ADHD.
5 Mar 2014
The bone metabolism is largely regulated by hormones, but more recently, the involvement of an intracellular protein named CNOT has been discovered.
28 Feb 2014
Professor Amy Shen is joining OIST to head the Micro/Bio/Nano Fluidics Unit to study complex fluids.
26 Feb 2014
The benches on the OIST Skywalk hide some amazing technology.
26 Feb 2014
Researchers in the Nanoparticles by Design Unit have developed a new method to synthesize a 3 component nanoparticle for use in biomedicine.
24 Feb 2014
In February 2014, Professor Noriyuki Satoh published a book “Developmental Genomics of Ascidians.”
17 Feb 2014
OIST researcher uses a computational approach in identifying proteins that will interact with potential drugs to speed up the process of drug discovery.
7 Feb 2014
OIST is pleased to welcome Professor Eliot Fried, who will head the new Mathematical Soft Matter Unit.
31 Jan 2014
An agreement of scientific and academic cooperation was concluded between OIST and the University of Tokyo.
31 Jan 2014
The first OIST Café in Okinawa kicked off on Friday, January 24.
30 Jan 2014
In 2013, a new species of goby, later named Stiphodon niraikanaiensis, was discovered in a stream on the main island of Okinawa.
27 Jan 2014
On January 17, OIST President Jonathan Dorfan and President Pan-Chyr Yang of National Taiwan University signed a basic agreement of collaboration for future scientific and academic cooperation between the two universities.
27 Jan 2014
An OIST research team is investigating solar cells based on organic materials that have electrodes both flexible and transparent, enabling the fabrication of these solar cells at a low cost.
23 Jan 2014
Researchers discover the timer that tells jellyfish when to mature.
21 Jan 2014
At OIST's first symposium of 2014, participants discussed the next generation of energy solutions, beginning with the Open Energy System.
20 Jan 2014
Dr. Shinzato and his collaborators have successfully sequenced the genetic information of the host coral and its symbionts simultaneously.
9 Jan 2014
Researchers in the G0 Cell Unit investigated what exactly happened inside fission yeast cells under nitrogen starvation.