On January 25, Dr. Ryōji Noyori, Nobel Laureate and President of RIKEN, gave a lecture to local Okinawa residents and the OIST community entitled “A Message to the Future Leaders in Science and Technology."
Behind the doors of the Churaumi Plaza at the Ocean Expo Park in Okinawa, visitors can now view a live display of the exact staghorn coral whose genome was first decoded by the OIST Marine Genomic Unit.
The phrase “sustainable development” has blurred in definition, said OIST’s keynote speaker, Kiyotaka Akasaka, on January 18. In his talk titled, “Can Sustainable Development Save the World?” he brought the term back in focus.
“Quantum theory aims to explain phenomena that occur at temperatures and on scales that humans are too big and too hot to experience," says Professor Thomas Busch, head of the new Quantum Systems Unit at OIST.