28 Aug 2018
Dr. Christopher Roome (left) and Prof. Bernd Kuhn (right) from the Optical Neuroimaging Unit at OIST.
Type: Photo
28 Aug 2018
Spatially and temporally resolved map of a Purkinje neuron dendrite. Every red hotspot indicates an input to the dendrite. The red lines indicate activation of the full dendritic tree.
Type: Photo
28 Aug 2018
A single Purkinje neuron was filled with ANNINE dye through a pipette at the cell body (top). A typical neuron has a cell body with many tree-shaped processes called dendrites, and a long cable-like...
Type: Photo
15 Aug 2018
Scientists from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), have identified 85 genes essential for fission yeast cells at rest, under nutritionally limited...
Type: Press release
14 Aug 2018
(from left to right) Ms. Yuria Tahara, Ms. Lisa Uehara, Dr. Kenichi Sajiki, Prof. Mitsuhiro Yanagida and Dr. Toshio Sasaki
Type: Photo
14 Aug 2018
The photograph on the left shows fission yeast cells in their resting or G0 phase and the photograph on the right are of yeast cells in growth phase and undergoing cell division.
Type: Photo
14 Aug 2018
Under nutrition deficient conditions, fission yeast cells stop multiplying and slip into a resting state or the G0 phase.  During G0 phase, the cells change shape and modify their functioning to...
Type: Photo
26 Jul 2018
It is more likely that you have seen a habu snake in a bottle of local rice liquor Awamori, in Okinawa, than that you’ve spotted one slithering by the wayside.  Even so, habus are very common in...
Type: Press release
25 Jul 2018
Members of the OIST Marine Genomics Unit and the DNA Sequencing Section were a part of this collaborative study. From left to right: Professor Nori Satoh, Ms. Kanako Hisata, Dr. Ryo Koyanagi, Mr....
Type: Photo
25 Jul 2018
The Okinawan habu is endemic to the Ryukyu islands of Japan. It is the longest and the most venomous of the three habu species found in the region.
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25 Jul 2018
The Okinawan Habu can produce a large amount of venom. The venom is hemotoxic and destroys the blood cells and tissues of the prey.
Type: Photo
24 Jul 2018
A study on how dark marine environments influence the brain power of nocturnal fishes by Dr. Teresa Igesias and Prof. Economo from OIST and published in the...
Type: Media Links
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