6 Jun 2019
Charter of the BRIDGE Network Science is inherently international, competitive, collaborative, and dynamic. And it needs institutions that provide the best possible environment for ideas to blossom...
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28 May 2019
OIST President and CEO Dr. Peter Gruss remembered Brenner. “Some people watch history; others like Sydney made it happen,” Gruss said. “With Sydney’s passing the world has lost one of the most...
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28 May 2019
“In 2001, when I was Minister of Science and Technology Policy and was developing the idea for OIST, I began looking for someone who could help make my vision a reality.  I interviewed...
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28 May 2019
Dr. Tim Hunt, longtime colleague and friend of Dr. Brenner, said, “Sydney was a very serious scientist — a seriously good, one must say brilliant, scientist and one of the...
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28 May 2019
Professor Daniel Rokhsar showed the science that Dr. Brenner inspired, and is still inspiring, at OIST. OIST researchers have sequenced the genomes of many animals and plants, including coral, mozuku...
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28 May 2019
Dr. Robert Baughman introduced Dr. Brenner’s business skills as well. “Sydney had another remarkable career that is less well known,” Baughman said. “He was a prolific and successful entrepreneur in...
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28 May 2019
Seminar Room B250 was renamed for Dr. Sydney Brenner.
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28 May 2019
On Sunday, May 26, a special event was held to honor Dr. Sydney Brenner, a crucial figure in creating the OIST we know today.
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18 Apr 2019
As part of the OIST-Shimpo Next Generation Education Projects, OIST and Ryukyu Shimpo cohosted a lecture by Dr. Shinya Yamanaka, a Nobel Laureate in Physiology and Medicine at Ryukyu Shimpo Hall in...
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16 Apr 2019
NHK's signature morning program "Ohayo Nippon" broadcast OIST's recent study which was published in Nature Ecology &...
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5 Apr 2019
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is greatly saddened to announce the death of Dr. Sydney Brenner, former President of the Okinawa Institute of Science and...
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2 Apr 2019
The Marine Genomics Unit  (Prof. Satoh) has decoded the genome of the popular umibudo (seagrapes), providing data that could someday be critical to local farmers.  The study, published...
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