Two new Deans begin their appointments
Prof. Thomas Busch and Prof. Evan Economo join the OIST Senior Management team.
03 April 2023
A life devoted to science: Ulf Skoglund's quest to overcome the ‘impossible’
The Dean of Graduate School, Professor Ulf Skoglund, retires after a decade of pioneering research and service to shape the future of OIST.
31 March 2023
New RNA-based toolkit to regulate gene activity could advance regenerative medicine, gene therapy and biotechnology
Turning genes on and off as easily and predictably as flicking a switch could be a powerful tool in medicine and biotech. A type of technology called a riboswitch might be the key.
30 March 2023
Detecting coral biodiversity in seawater samples
Coral eDNA has been accurately detected in seawater samples, and this has huge implications for coral reef conservation, says researchers
29 March 2023
OIST and Kyushu University Sign Cooperation Agreement to Leverage Strengths and Advance Research Excellence
OIST and Kyushu University, have signed a comprehensive cooperation agreement to further develop and expand mutual collaboration in areas including research, education, technology, and entrepreneurship.
27 March 2023
The Bank of Okinawa Awards Grants to Two OIST-Based Startups
OIST and the bank of Okinawa will accelerate the development of a startup ecosystem in Okinawa
24 March 2023
Prof. Yabing Qi elected as 2023 MRS Fellow
OIST professor, Yabing Qi, is recognized by the Materials Research Society for his outstanding contributions to advance the mission of the materials community world-wide.
23 March 2023
Four challenging OIST research projects selected for FOREST (Fusion Oriented REsearch for disruptive Science and Technology) program
OIST researchers leading projects that could lead to disruptive innovation have been awarded the prestigious FOREST grant
22 March 2023
In hot water: Ocean warming impacts growth, metabolic rate and gene activity of newly hatched clownfish
The oceans are heating up, and just 3°C of warming could significantly impact the development and growth of clownfish larvae, a new study finds.
20 March 2023
Tiny atoll in the Pacific Ocean offers glimpse into warmer world
A team of scientists travelled to Taiaro Atoll in French Polynesia to seek answers about the existence of a unique community of fishes.
08 March 2023
What makes a neural network remember?
By modifying a classical neural network, researchers have introduced a new model inspired by recent biological findings which shows improved memory performance
07 March 2023