10 Mar 2019
OIST Executive Vice President Dr. Robert Baughman explains OIST’s outline and its initiatives to create an Innovation Ecosystem, which encompasses the OIST Startup Accelerator Program and its new...
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10 Mar 2019
“To foster the startup ecosystem in Japan, it is important that large companies open up their assets to startups as well as support them through M&A. Also, universities can play an important role...
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10 Mar 2019
State Minister of Cabinet Office, Mr. Akira Sato concludes his opening remarks by saying “I expect scientific research at OIST to benefit our future life in many different ways.”
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5 Mar 2019
The nerve cell that senses salty taste is present in the head of C. elegans, and its sensillium is exposed to the environment at the tip of its nose. A small number of nerve cell bodies are excised...
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5 Mar 2019
Since a C. elegans body length is about 1 mm and it is transparent, all cells can be observed with a microscope while living. Its genes are miniscule but has genes in common to humans. In addition,...
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28 Feb 2019
Prof. Kono (third from the right) leads the OIST Membranology Unit, which investigates how cells change shape in response to stimuli, particularly damage to their external membranes. She recently co-...
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6 Feb 2019
(Left to right) Dr. Oleksiy Zadorozhko, Prof. Denis Konstantinov, and Jiabao Chen of the Quantum Dynamics Unit published a new study investigating the impact of microwaves on two-dimensional...
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31 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Prof. Mitsuhiro Yanagida, technician Orie Arakawa, and Dr. Norihiko Nakazawa of the G0 Cell Unit authored a paper on the enzyme DNA topoisomerase II (topo II) a critical target...
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30 Jan 2019
Prof. Mitsuhiro Yanagida and Dr. Takayuki Teruya of the G0 Cell Unit recently published a paper with Kyoto University on the effects of fasting on the human metabolism. The study suggest novel health...
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11 Jan 2019
Dr. Longbin Qiu holds up a sheet of solar cells made from flexible materials. The Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit aims to develop these devices to craft solar curtains and solar...
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11 Jan 2019
The Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit has fabricated new Perovskite Solar Cell modules with optimized stability and efficiency. A prototype is shown here powering a small fan.
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11 Jan 2019
(Left to right) Dr. Luis Ono, Dr. Zonghao Liu, Prof. Yabing Qi, Dr. Dae-Yong Son, Dr. Longbin Qiu, and Dr. Sisi He of the Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit.
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