12. July 2013 - 9:10
The Marine Genomics Unit has decoded the genome of the algae Symbiodinium minutum. This is a major advance in understanding the complex ecology of coral reefs.
29. May 2013 - 8:48
Featured on the cover of Developmental Cell, a paper by OIST researchers revealed the mechanistic link between photoreceptor cell degeneration and defects in protein transport.
10. May 2013 - 16:58
The 6th meeting of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University’s (OIST) Board of Governors (BOG) took place on 9 and 10 May on the OIST campus. The University’s advisory body, the Board of Councilors, met on the same dates.
13. March 2013 - 14:30
OIST’s Lab 2 has earned a green building certification in new construction under the internationally recognized standard, Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED), for its innovative design and construction.
29. January 2013 - 10:00
OIST and RIKEN join international efforts to understand and simulate the human brain for the creation of new technological advances for society.
19. November 2012 - 9:21
His Majesty the Emperor Akihito and Her Majesty the Empress Michiko of Japan visited OIST.
5. October 2012 - 19:00
The 4th meeting of the Board of Governors took place on 4 and 5 October on the OIST campus.
5. October 2012 - 17:00
The OIST Graduate University and the Marine Biological Laboratory Concluded an agreement on scientific cooperation today.
6. September 2012 - 17:12

500 people packed into the new auditorium at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) on 6 September to celebrate the official opening of the Graduate School.

1. August 2012 - 6:00
By implanting a tiny drug delivery device into the brains of rats, researchers in OIST’s Neural Computation Unit were able to temporarily lower serotonin levels in the part of the brain responsible for patience, and to show that this loss caused the rats to give up before receiving an expected reward.