10 May 2013
In a paper published in Current Biology, Professor Ichiro Maruyama and colleagues have uncovered the mechanisms behind how an organism senses alkalinity in its environment.
2 May 2013
Professor Gordon Arbuthnott's understanding of dopamine's complex nature has come a long way since he was first introduced to the neurotransmitter in the 1960s.
23 Apr 2013
Orient yourself to Japan’s only international and interdisciplinary graduate university by watching this fly-by tour.
19 Apr 2013
Having spent over 40 years as a professor in mathematics and theoretical physics, Shinobu Hikami has come across a great deal of phenomena that mathematics can explain.
12 Apr 2013
For one OIST biologist, bringing up oversized one-celled animals from the deep ocean is on par with peering at the small sculptures in an ant’s head. At first glance these animals appear to have nothing in common, but she’s found their evolutionary stories share common themes.
12 Apr 2013
In a paper just accepted for publication in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, two OIST researchers have demonstrated a technique for brain dissection that allows researchers to investigate neurons in older tissues, a nearly impossible feat.
3 Apr 2013
Nearly 22,000 people from all walks of life have passed through the OIST's doors since April 2012.
29 Mar 2013
If weather and technology cooperate during the next four years OIST researcher, Daisuke Hasegawa of the Marine Biophysics Unit will have received more than 800,000 emails from the ocean.
22 Mar 2013
An international collaborative proposal by OIST researcher Mahesh Bandi has won him and his colleagues a Young Investigators Grant from The Human Frontiers Science Program (HFSP).
22 Mar 2013
Over the past week, OIST has hosted two events that foster the ideas of budding entrepreneurial scientists: the SCORE! competition and the ‘How Will Basic Science Save the World?’ poster contest.
15 Mar 2013
Leading two groups that will carry out radically different projects in electron microscopy and renewable energy resources, Prof. Shintake is just the kind of researcher we like to have around at OIST.
12 Mar 2013
Trained in theoretical physics and currently working to understand the living world, there is no doubt Professor Greg Stephens feels at home in OIST’s interdisciplinary environment.
6 Mar 2013
OIST flew 42 PhD candidates from 22 nationalities to Okinawa to evaluate their potential as the second class of OIST students.
5 Mar 2013
Thanks to over 4000 visitors, 200 OIST volunteers and 12 delicious food vendors, Open Campus 2013 was a huge success.
1 Mar 2013
On February 22, four local martial arts groups gave demonstrations of Aikido, Kusarigamajutsu, Naginata and Iaido in OIST's Auditorium.
26 Feb 2013
Aluminum-recycling artist, Akira Miyagi, opens his exhibition in OIST’s skywalk
20 Feb 2013
OIST participated in the 2013 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts from February 14-18.
14 Feb 2013
Timelapse of the construction of OIST's Lab 2.
6 Feb 2013
On February 1, Her Imperial Highness Princess Hisako Takamado toured the OIST Onna campus.
5 Feb 2013
On February 2, 2013, the Prime Minister of Japan, Mr. Shinzō Abe, paid a visit to the OIST campus in Onna Village to receive an update on the university’s progress.