Press Releases

1 Apr 2014
Congratulations to Professor Tsumoru Shintake. The European Physical Society (EPS) announced on March 20 that this year’s...
6 Sep 2013
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), working in agreement with the Okinawa General Bureau’s Ocean Expo Park, has installed a marine observatory system in waters...
12 Jul 2013
The Marine Genomics Unit of OIST has decoded the genome of the algae Symbiodinium minutum. The paper was...
29 May 2013
Featured on the cover of Developmental Cell, a paper by OIST researchers revealed the mechanistic link between photoreceptor cell degeneration and defects in protein transport. Like the shipment of...
10 May 2013
The 6th meeting of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University’s (OIST) Board of Governors (BOG) took place on 9 and 10 May on the OIST campus. The University’s advisory body...
13 Mar 2013
OIST’s Lab 2 has earned a green building certification in new construction under the internationally recognized standard, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design...
29 Jan 2013
One of the major frontiers of modern science is a comprehensive understanding of the human brain and its functions to guide the development of new technologies in information and communication. In a...
19 Nov 2012
On Monday 19 November, His Majesty the Emperor Akihito and Her Majesty the Empress Michiko of Japan visited the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). OIST President...
5 Oct 2012
The 4th meeting of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University’s (OIST) Board of Governors (BOG) took place on 4 and 5 October on the OIST campus. OIST President, Jonathan...
5 Oct 2012
One scientific institution held its inaugural ceremonies last year, while the other will celebrate the 125th anniversary of its founding in 2013. Despite their age difference, the many affinities...

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