28 May 2019 - 16:06
Dr. Sydney Brenner giving a talk at OIST in 2008
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28 May 2019 - 16:04
“In 2001, when I was Minister of Science and Technology Policy and was developing the idea for OIST, I began looking for someone who could help make my vision a reality.  I interviewed...
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28 May 2019 - 16:03
Dr. Tim Hunt, longtime colleague and friend of Dr. Brenner, said, “Sydney was a very serious scientist — a seriously good, one must say brilliant, scientist and one of the...
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28 May 2019 - 16:01
Professor Daniel Rokhsar showed the science that Dr. Brenner inspired, and is still inspiring, at OIST. OIST researchers have sequenced the genomes of many animals and plants, including coral, mozuku...
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28 May 2019 - 16:00
Dr. Robert Baughman introduced Dr. Brenner’s business skills as well. “Sydney had another remarkable career that is less well known,” Baughman said. “He was a prolific and successful entrepreneur in...
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28 May 2019 - 15:58
Dr. Cherry Murray, Chair of the OIST Board of Governors, focused on the critical role of Dr. Brenner in the establishment of OIST. She quoted from Dr. Brenner’s autobiography: “I believe that a...
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28 May 2019 - 15:56
Seminar Room B250 was renamed for Dr. Sydney Brenner.
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28 May 2019 - 15:54
On Sunday, May 26, a special event was held to honor Dr. Sydney Brenner, a crucial figure in creating the OIST we know today.
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28 May 2019 - 15:40
Dr. Sydney Brenner brought into reality the vision to create a world-class, global research institute situated on an idyllic semitropical island. The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
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20 Mar 2019 - 11:23
Winner of the 2019 Science Challenge, Yumeho Nakanishi poses with Youhei Morita. Nakanishi’s presentation was on incorporating cell biology into creating a more ethical, sustainable meat.
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20 Mar 2019 - 11:13
In labs across the world, scientists are looking at the bigger picture, but are starting with one step at a time. Patience, determination and commitment are all required components for research when...
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20 Mar 2019 - 09:36
PhD student Tom Burns helps a participant of the 2019 Science Challenge on their presentation.
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