18 Dec 2018
(Left to right) Dr. Daiki Sasaki, Dr. Shin-ichi Koizumi and Prof. Hiroki Ishikawa of the Immune Signal Unit led a study of JunB, a transcription factor that is high expressed in effector regulatory T...
Type: Photo
17 Dec 2018
Our immune systems defend our bodies against dangerous invaders and help clean up when damage is done. But if our bold protectors are left unsupervised, they sometimes do their jobs too well and end...
Type: Press release
17 Dec 2018
OIST scientists have discovered that JunB promotes immunosuppressive functions of effector regulatory T cells in colon and lungs. Foxp3, found by a group so scientists in the US in 2001, is a...
Type: Photo
17 Dec 2018
A classical kaleidocycle (left) can only be moved in one specific way. Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried wanted to learn if other ring linkages shared this property. Their result was the...
Type: Photo
17 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried have introduced a new class of kaleidocycles, which have seven or more hinges. One of the researchers’ main challenges was learning what conditions had to...
Type: Photo
17 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried of the OIST Mathematics, Mechanics, and Materials Unit have introduced a new class of kaleidocycles into the world. They call them Möbius Kaleidocycles...
Type: Video
17 Dec 2018
Dr. Johannes Schönke and Prof. Eliot Fried created a variety of Möbius Kaleidocycles with different numbers of hinges from folded paper and 3D printed materials.
Type: Photo
13 Dec 2018
(Left to right) Prof. Noriyuki Satoh and Jun Inoue of the Marine Genomics Unit launched a new web-based tool that efficiently estimates gene trees and orthogroups among bilateral species.
Type: Photo
13 Dec 2018
Gene trees, much like family trees, trace the lineage of a particular gene from its deep ancestral roots to its still-growing stems. By comparing gene trees to species trees, which map the...
Type: News Article
12 Dec 2018
ORTHOSCOPE is a new web-based tool developed by researchers in the Satoh Unit to estimate gene trees. By estimating a large gene tree using candidate sequences, corresponding genes of the human...
Type: Photo
7 Dec 2018
This species tree displays the total numbers of species genome datasets employed in ORTHOSCOPE, a new tool developed by the Marine Genomics Unit designed to estimate gene trees and infer gene...
Type: Photo
6 Dec 2018
Like a bustling factory floor, the inside of a cell requires many workers to keep business running smoothly. Superfamilies of enzymes known as methyltransferases, or MTases, help to turn genes on and...
Type: News Article
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