23 May 2022 - 13:16
Science thrives on academic discussion, from small debates between colleagues and collaborations between individual research units, to conferences and even visiting programs, where academics travel...
Type: News Article
19 May 2022 - 17:23
In recognition of reaching its milestone 10th anniversary, the Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology (OIST), together with the OIST Foundation, launched last year its most ambitious...
Type: Press release
19 May 2022 - 13:20
On April 14, 2022, Dr. Svante Pääbo, who leads the OIST Human Evolutionary Genomics Unit as an Adjunct Professor, received the Japan Prize award in the field of ‘Life Science’.  The Japan Prize...
Type: News Article
14 Apr 2022 - 10:18
In March 2022, a group of 35 girls from high schools across Okinawa Prefecture participated in HiSci Lab – an annual workshop...
Type: News Article
31 Mar 2022 - 18:00
Highlights New research has revealed how a building block protein, called D13, assembles to form the protein scaffold of the Vaccinia poxvirus Researchers used cryo-electron microscopy to capture...
Type: Press release
24 Mar 2022 - 13:51
Highlights Scientists have developed an organic catalyst system that improves the process of making organic molecules from pyruvate The molecules that can be built from pyruvate include glycolic...
Type: Press release
22 Mar 2022 - 13:30
Highlights Retinal ganglion cells are a type of neuron found in the eye that are essential for vision A new study on zebrafish has found that a protein called Strip1 is required to keep these...
Type: Press release
18 Mar 2022 - 12:05
Dr. Peter Gruss, President and CEO of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), has been elected as an honorary member of...
Type: News Article
9 Mar 2022 - 10:09
EF Polymer K.K., a green-tech company developed through the OIST Innovation Square Startup Accelerator Program, which is supported by Okinawa Prefecture, has...
Type: News Article
7 Mar 2022 - 15:59
OIST offers congratulations to our incoming faculty member, Professor Kae Nemoto, who has been decorated as an Officer of the National Order of Merit of the French Republic. Membership into the...
Type: News Article
18 Feb 2022 - 10:53
Interested in developing your own tech startup in Okinawa? OIST is accepting applications for FY2022 Innovation Square Startup Accelerator Program until February 20th 2022. Sign up at...
Type: News Article
10 Feb 2022 - 04:00
Highlights Researchers have developed a new toolbox, allowing them to image single astrocytes in the brains of awake mice at an unprecedented level of detail The study shows for the first time ‘...
Type: Press release
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