Research Overview

Research Activities

The OIST graduate education and research program is cross-disciplinary and aims to be at the leading edge of research in science and technology, including the Life Sciences, the Physical Sciences, and Mathematics. So far, 52 research units have been launched, with research in five major areas of Neuroscience, Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, Mathematical and Computational Sciences, Environmental and Ecological Sciences, as well as Physics and Chemistry. As of April 1, 2016, OIST has over 384 researchers, of whom approximately 197 are international, and about 263 administrative staff who support the researchers. See more statistics about OIST students and employees at OIST in Nutshell.

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