Sex role flexibility is key to the evolution of homosexual partnerships in termites
Female and male Japanese termites can flip sex roles in order to form stable same-sex pairs, finds a new study.
09 November 2022
OIST and Cleveland Clinic sign partnership agreement
MOU creates potential for long-term health and science collaborations between Japan and the U.S.
04 November 2022
OIST Quantum Research Teams Join New Sustainable Quantum AI Research Center Project
Two quantum research teams at OIST will join the COI-NEXT project to lead quantum research in Japan.
02 November 2022
New Center of Innovation at OIST
The Global Bioconvergence Center of Innovation will bridge academia, government and industry by promoting synergies between science, technology, and engineering.
28 October 2022
Tentacles taken from giant sea anemones reveal new genetic insights into Nemo’s home
Researchers have uncovered new genetic data on giant sea anemones, providing a resource for understanding the relationship between anemonefish and their hosts.
19 October 2022
OIST and Onna Village Sign a Memorandum of Comprehensive Collaborative Agreement
With the aim of establishing stronger partnerships and creating further synergies, OIST and Onna Village today signed an official agreement of collaboration
14 October 2022
Color Patterns Affect Fish Community Structure in Coral Reefs, Finds New Study from Japan
A new study highlights that anemonefish residing in sea anemones display aggressive behavior against other fish depending on their color patterns
12 October 2022
OIST Mourns the Loss of Student
An OIST student passed away Sunday, October 9, while engaging in recreational activities in Onna Village.
11 October 2022
OIST faculty member, Amy Shen, assumes the role of Provost
On October 1, 2022, Professor Amy Shen assumed the role of OIST’s Provost. She has been a faculty member here since 2014.
05 October 2022
OIST Professor Svante Pääbo wins 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet announced today that Svante Pääbo, an Adjunct Professor at OIST, has been awarded the 2022 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
03 October 2022
New model captures the erratic speed of DNA copying proteins in bacteria
A new study reveals that certain locations of DNA are copied faster than others, which could also have an effect on mutation rate.
28 September 2022