24 Dec 2020 - 13:43
The latest OIST column in the Asahi Shimbun GLOBE+ is out now. This month, Tomomi Okubo, Manager of the...
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8 Dec 2020 - 18:28
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is saddened by the death of Dr. Akito Arima on December 7, 2020 at his home in Tokyo at the age of 90. We send our sincere...
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11 Aug 2020 - 10:14
Special Column to Ryukyu Shimpo Only a big increase in testing will save Okinawan lives and sustain Okinawan tourism By President Peter Gruss   “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope...
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22 Nov 2019 - 17:45
On November 14, 2019, a ceremony was held in Washington, DC, USA to launch the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Foundation (OIST Foundation) at the official residence of the Japanese...
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6 Jun 2019 - 10:17
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 - 16:14
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 - 16:04
“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 - 16:03
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 - 16:01
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 - 16:00
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 - 15:56
Seminar Room B250 was renamed for Dr. Sydney Brenner.
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28 May 2019 - 15:54
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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