28 May 2019 - 16:06
Dr. Sydney Brenner giving a talk at OIST in 2008
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
28 May 2019 - 15:56
Seminar Room B250 was renamed for Dr. Sydney Brenner.
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.
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...
Type: News Article
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.
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...
Type: News Article
20 Mar 2019 - 09:36
PhD student Tom Burns helps a participant of the 2019 Science Challenge on their presentation.