This diagram shows the new model that Professor Takahashi and his collaborators have proposed. Circles are vesicles filled with blue neurotransmitters, and the smaller grey circles are voltage-gated channels. Instead of measuring from the vesicle to the...
This is a freeze fracture replica image showing the voltage-gated calcium channels clusters on presynaptic membrane in rats. The green circles represent channel clusters, and inside each green circle are small black dots, which are the individual...
Professor Tomoyuki Takahashi leads the Cellular and Molecular Synaptic Function Unit at OIST.
Professors from both universities discuss OIST's ideas on campus structure with Vice President for Communication and Public Relations Neil Calder
University of Tokyo professors were given tours of many of OIST’s lab areas to meet with other professors and to get a better understanding of the kind of research being conducted at OIST. Here, they tour the lab of Professor Mukhles Sowwan, where his...
John Dickison, OIST Vice President of Building and Facilities Management, gives the professors from the University of Tokyo a tour explaining the unique layout of OIST’s lab buildings.
Faculty from OIST discuss with the University of Tokyo guest professors about the continued development of facilities and the challenges related to construction.
Competitors present their project to judges and participants.
SCORE competitors and judges pose for a photo after the competition.
SCORE first prize winners from Nago High School, who won for a project studying phototrophic bacteria.