31 Jan 2014
The first OIST Café in Okinawa kicked off on Friday, January 24, featuring a lecture on English academic presentations by OIST English Teacher, Kevin Hunt, and a talk on science careers by Dr....
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17 May 2013
In order to carry out the complex physical and mental functions required in daily life, the many neural circuits that allow communication between different parts of the brain must be properly...
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10 May 2013
In a recent paper published in Current Biology, Professor Ichiro Maruyama, head of the...
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2 May 2013
As a PhD student at the University of Aberdeen in the UK, Gordon Arbuthnott came across a paper by a group in Sweden that introduced him the world of the dopamine, a neurotransmitter commonly dubbed...
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12 Apr 2013
The old saying is “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it,” but sometimes, especially in science, it’s worth reviewing old methodologies to see they’re keeping up with the rapidly advancing technological...
Type: News Article
7 Jul 2011
Dr. Takayuki Yamashita, formerly a group leader in the OIST Cellular and Molecular Synaptic Function Unit led by Dr. Tomoyuki Takahashi, will receive...
Type: News Article
20 Jan 2011
New study identifies a neural structure for self-other distinction in the motor domain Okinawa, Japan, January 21, 2011 — A new study on social cognition conducted by Masaki Isoda at the...
Type: Press release
12 Jan 2011
  Brain mechanism for regulation of patience — Activation of dorsal raphe serotonin neurons facilitates waiting behavior for delayed rewards —   Okinawa, Japan, January 12,...
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19 Jun 2010
Dr. Takayuki Yamashita, Group Leader of the Cellular and Molecular Synaptic Function Unit of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Dr. Tomoyuki Takahashi, Principal Investigator of...
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