8 Jun 2021 - 14:00
Highlights The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and the Naha Medical Association will be conducting a joint study to evaluate the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine...
Type: Press release
18 Dec 2018 - 00:00
(Left to right) Dr. Daiki Sasaki, Dr. Shin-ichi Koizumi and Prof. Hiroki Ishikawa of the Immune Signal Unit led a study of JunB, a transcription factor that is high expressed in effector regulatory T...
Type: Photo
17 Dec 2018 - 19:00
Our immune systems defend our bodies against dangerous invaders and help clean up when damage is done. But if our bold protectors are left unsupervised, they sometimes do their jobs too well and end...
Type: Press release
17 Dec 2018 - 09:55
OIST scientists have discovered that JunB promotes immunosuppressive functions of effector regulatory T cells in colon and lungs. Foxp3, found by a group so scientists in the US in 2001, is a...
Type: Photo
30 May 2017 - 18:02
The immune system is a formidable defense against microbial intruders, identifying and eliminating the threats through an extremely intricate and adaptable network of specialized cells. However, a...
Type: Press release
12 Nov 2012 - 11:24
Having spent a good portion of his post-doc career at the University of Miami (UM) in Florida, USA and loving the warm weather, it wasn’t too difficult to sway up-and-coming immunologist Hiroki...
Type: News Article
The World of Immune Cells
12 Nov 2012 - 11:17
Each of these cells plays a part in defending the body against pathogens; in this case, a virus. However, there are even more types of immune cells then the ones included in this illustration....
Type: Photo
Subscribe to Immune Signal Unit (Hiroki Ishikawa)