23 May 2014
“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
Dr. Chuya Shinzato
21 May 2014
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Acropora tenius
21 May 2014
Acropora tenius  (Photo: Dr. Yuna Zayasu)
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Acropora digitifera
21 May 2014
Acropora digitifera (Photo: Dr. Chuya Shinzato)
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Kanako Hisata
16 May 2014
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24 Feb 2014
In February 2014, Professor Noriyuki Satoh, of OIST’s Marine Genomics Unit, published a book entitled, “Developmental...
Type: News Article
23 Jan 2014
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
Stages of jellyfish metamorphosis
22 Jan 2014
Stages of jellyfish metamorphosis seen using an electron microscope, featured on the cover of Current Biology.  You can see the polyp on the bottom right, the strobila and the immature jellyfish...
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Life cycle of moon jellyfish
22 Jan 2014
The life cycle of Aurelia contains two alternating generations - polyps and jellyfish. In the spring, each polyp transforms into multiple young jellyfish that detach from each other and start their...
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Adult moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita
22 Jan 2014
Adult moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita
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