10 Jul 2014 - 06:05
On July 9, 2014, Dr. Yuuri Yasuoka1 in the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University’s Marine Genomics Unit, published...
Type: News Article
23 May 2014 - 15:06
“We are seriously tackling conservation of coral reefs in Okinawa,” said Dr. Chuya Shinzato of the OIST Marine Genomics Unit. Coral reefs face various extinction risks. To avert coral demise,...
Type: Press release
24 Feb 2014 - 17:55
In February 2014, Professor Noriyuki Satoh, of OIST’s Marine Genomics Unit, published a book entitled, “Developmental...
Type: News Article
30 Jan 2014 - 15:30
In 2013, a new species of goby was discovered in a stream on the main island of Okinawa. The species was named Stiphodon niraikanaiensis, which comes from a traditional word on Okinawa and Amami...
Type: News Article
23 Jan 2014 - 12:29
How does one genome create two completely different body plans in one animal?  This was the question Konstantin Khalturin was attempting to answer when he began working on jellyfish.  The...
Type: News Article
20 Jan 2014 - 14:09
Coral health and survival largely depend on the interaction between the host coral, a photosynthetic symbiont algae, and an associated community of micro-organisms. Hence, constructing a genetic...
Type: News Article
12 Jul 2013 - 09:10
The Marine Genomics Unit of OIST has decoded the genome of the algae Symbiodinium minutum. The paper was...
Type: Press release
11 Jul 2013 - 16:18
The Marine Genomics Unit of OIST has decoded the genome of the algae Symbiodinium minutum. The paper was published in the...
Type: Video
21 Jun 2013 - 01:00
Many organisms rely on symbiotic relationships, in which two species rely on each other for survival and one lives inside the other. But mealybugs, often regarded as pests since they feed on plant...
Type: News Article
30 Jan 2013 - 15:11
If you are the first to discover something, that discovery can sometimes open even more doors. Behind the doors of the Churaumi Plaza at the Ocean Expo Park...
Type: News Article
29 Oct 2012 - 16:47
In a paper to be published in the November 6 print issue of Current Biology, Noriyuki Satoh, head of the...
Type: News Article
24 Jul 2012 - 13:27
Whether a human, an armadillo, or a sea slug, each of us begins life in much the same way: as a microscopic, formless blob of stem cells. As we grow, an intricate choreography of genetic controls...
Type: News Article
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