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16 Apr 2019
Genomic study reveals how jellyfish develop into floating beauties, rather than staying stationary like corals or sea anemones.
12 Apr 2019
Follow along this reactive photo gallery to get a glimpse of a PhD student’s most recent published paper.
5 Apr 2019
OIST is greatly saddened to announce the death of Dr. Sydney Brenner, the first President of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Promotion Corporation (2005-2011), the predecessor of the present OIST.
2 Apr 2019
On 30 March 2019, the press published an article about an anonymous online survey conducted to examine the workplace environment at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). The survey claims to demonstrate widespread discontent and harassment at OIST. OIST wants to make clear that this is not an official survey conducted by the University and that OIST does not tolerate any form of harassment.
28 Mar 2019
Scientists decoded the genome of the popular Okinawan seaweed “umi-budo” or “sea grapes,” which could help ease the crop’s cultivation and address environmental issues caused by the invasive spread of related species.
26 Mar 2019
A report by the Okigin Economic Research Institute estimates OIST's economic impact, past and future.
18 Mar 2019
Scientists can now study the migration of label-free cells at unprecedented resolution, a feat with applications across biology, disease research, and drug development.
OIST Campus at Night
4 Dec 2015
OIST Campus at Night
4 Dec 2015
OIST Campus at Night
4 Dec 2015
Sunset at OIST
4 Dec 2015
In the Graduate School
4 Dec 2015
Areal View of Campus Buildings
4 Dec 2015
Areal View of Campus Buildings
4 Dec 2015
Sunset at OIST
4 Dec 2015
View from Campus to Accommodation
4 Dec 2015
Stars over Campus Buildings
4 Dec 2015
In the control room of high power TEM Microscope
4 Dec 2015
4 Dec 2015