20 Sep 2022 - 12:34
Highlights: Mutations are responsible for most of the diversity of life we see around the world today, but many aspects of how mutations affect an organism’s fitness remain poorly understood. Now...
Type: Press release
9 Sep 2022 - 14:00
Highlights Researchers have found that a well-known gene, Tob, plays an important role in reducing depression, fear, and anxiety. This conclusion was drawn after several different experiments...
Type: Press release
24 Aug 2022 - 13:00
Highlights: Mangrove forests play vital roles for both nature and society, helping to protect coastal communities from storms, filtering coastal runoff, providing a marine nursery, and acting as a...
Type: Press release
9 Aug 2022 - 16:00
Highlights: Researchers investigated the role of a protein that has been hypothesized to regulate the cell cycle, initiated DNA repair, and suppress tumors. Zebrafish embryos, which develop...
Type: Press release
4 Aug 2022 - 03:00
Highlights Ants are important for the functioning of ecosystems as they play vital roles from aerating soil and dispersing seeds and nutrients, to scavenging and preying on other species. But a...
Type: Press release
2 Aug 2022 - 11:00
A squid is a type of cephalopod that has an elongated body, eight arms and two tentacles. Globally, there are at least 300 species of squid distributed across the world’s oceans. They’re also a...
Type: Press release
22 Jul 2022 - 10:00
In May, six alumni who completed their doctorates at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) returned to Okinawa to join the graduation ceremony, celebrate the 10th...
Type: News Article
11 Jul 2022 - 10:28
Professor Paola Laurino leads the Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
2 Jul 2022 - 03:00
Highlights Kamptozoa and Bryozoa are two phyla of small aquatic invertebrates that are related to animals like snails, earthworms, leeches, and ribbon worms. But questions surrounding the precise...
Type: Press release
14 Jun 2022 - 09:31
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University’s (OIST) 10th Anniversary Ceremony, which was held on May 22, 2022, brought together the Board of Governors, the Japanese...
Type: News Article
10 Jun 2022 - 11:30
Coinciding with its 10th anniversary celebrations, the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) held its fourth graduation ceremony. This took place on 20th May 2022. In...
Type: News Article
6 Jun 2022 - 00:00
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is delighted to welcome Mr. Shigeharu Kato as OIST’s Secretary General and Vice CEO. Mr. Kato joins OIST after a six-year...
Type: News Article
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