Study Provides First Genomic Evidence for Common Deuterostome Ancestor
Dr. Noriyuki Satoh receives Professor Emeritus Title from Hirosaki University
On February 2, 2011, Dr. Noriyuki Satoh, Principal Investigator of the Marine Genomics Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), was awarded the title of professor emeritus by Hirosaki University in Aomori Prefecture, Japan.
Into the DNA of a Coral Reef Predator
Researchers from OIST and Australia have sequenced and decoded for the first time the genome of the Crown-of-Thorns Starfish, paving the way for the biocontrol of this invasive predator responsible for the destruction of coral reefs across indo-pacific oceans.