DNA is wound onto spools to make it more compact, so that it will fit inside chromosomes. Image courtesy of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and...
This figure shows the differences between a wild type zebrafish, labeled wt, and the SLBP mutant used in this experiment, labeled rw440. Moving from left to right, the images show the embryo at 3, 4, and 5 days post fertilization, or dpf. In the top row...
Dr. Ichiro Masai points to one strain of mutant zebrafish in his lab at OIST.
Circular skylights illuminate the indoors of the new Child Development Center at OIST. Each light is tucked under an external roof, to prevent direct sunlight from overheating the space.
A construction worker waters the courtyard inside the new CDC. All classrooms in the building have a large glass door leading to this courtyard.
The new CDC building is complete and ready to accommodate staff and students.
A virus, pictured at upper center, attacks one species of microbe, called an ARMAN cell. The ARMAN cell is connected to another species of microbe, called a Thermoplasmatal cell, through a remarkable tubular appendage. This image is a slice from a 3D...
Professor Robert Sinclair sits in Café Kaito+ at OIST, where researchers often come to have a bite to eat and talk to other researchers.
Spear-shaped viruses attack a spherical microbe. The microbe is a dead ARMAN, and the viruses represent at least two different types of virus. This image is a slice from a 3D cryo-ET reconstruction of an acid mine drainage biofilm region produced by...
The circular rooftop of the new Child Development Center opens in the middle to create a courtyard. The windows under the overhang allow natural light to enter the skylights and illuminate the indoors.