Sansanar and Ryusei Daiko
2 Sep 2014 - 11:54
The welcome ceremony concluded with a performance from local drum group Ryusei Daiko and singing group Sansanar.
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Provost George Iwama
2 Sep 2014 - 11:52
Provost Iwama urged the incoming class to push themselves to make OIST the best it can be.
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Yoriko Yamamura
2 Sep 2014 - 11:50
Yoriko Yamamura, one incoming student in the class of 2014, introduces herself and expresses her interest in studying the brain. “I procrastinate a lot,” she explains, “and I’ve been thinking about...
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President Jonathan Dorfan
2 Sep 2014 - 11:42
President Dorfan welcomes the third class of doctoral students to OIST.
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1 Sep 2014 - 15:19
The brain is a complicated network of small units called neurons, all working to carry information from the outside world, create an internal model, and generate a response. Neurons sense a signal...
Type: News Article
Dr. Bernd Kuhn & Dr. Sigita Augustinaite
1 Sep 2014 - 15:06
Dr. Bernd Kuhn, left, and Dr. Sigita Augustinaite, right, stand in Dr. Kuhn’s office in the Optical Neuroimaging Unit at OIST.
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20 Aug 2014 - 09:06
The following overseas media outlets have covered research from the Masai unit: Phys.org...
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19 Aug 2014 - 09:57
Before cells divide, they create so much genetic material that it must be wound onto spools before the two new cells can split apart. These spools are actually proteins called histones, and they must...
Type: News Article
Professor Ichiro Masai in the Zebrafish Lab
19 Aug 2014 - 09:41
Dr. Ichiro Masai points to one strain of mutant zebrafish in his lab at OIST.
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18 Aug 2014 - 14:37
The new Child Development Center (CDC) at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University is ready to accommodate people. The new building will replace the temporary structure...
Type: News Article
CDC Skylights
18 Aug 2014 - 11:09
Circular skylights illuminate the indoors of the new Child Development Center at OIST. Each light is tucked under an external roof, to prevent direct sunlight from overheating the space.
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Courtyard of CDC
18 Aug 2014 - 11:08
A construction worker waters the courtyard inside the new CDC. All classrooms in the building have a large glass door leading to this courtyard.
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