16 Jul 2013 - 14:30
Prof. Evan Economo, who leads OIST’s Biodiversity and Biocomplexity Unit, was awarded the 2013 Presidential Award from the American Society of Naturalists (ASN).  This award is given to authors...
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Fijian Ant Specimens
12 Jul 2013 - 09:56
Fijian ant specimens from Prof. Economo’s lab.  
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Assistant Professor Evan P. Economo
12 Jul 2013 - 09:44
Assistant Professor Evan P. Economo
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Dr. Hoshina and Professor Yamamoto
17 May 2013 - 10:14
Dr. Naosuke Hoshina (left) and Professor Tasashi Yamamoto (right)
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17 May 2013 - 10:14
In order to carry out the complex physical and mental functions required in daily life, the many neural circuits that allow communication between different parts of the brain must be properly...
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Professor Hirotaka Sugawara
13 May 2013 - 21:02
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13 May 2013 - 20:55
Prof. Hirotaka Sugawara, Distinguished Professor and Special Advisor to the President of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University was awarded on May 13 the Order of the...
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10 May 2013 - 05:53
In a recent paper published in Current Biology, Professor Ichiro Maruyama, head of the...
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2 May 2013 - 15:53
As a PhD student at the University of Aberdeen in the UK, Gordon Arbuthnott came across a paper by a group in Sweden that introduced him the world of the dopamine, a neurotransmitter commonly dubbed...
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Dopamine Pathways
2 May 2013 - 15:34
In the brain, dopamine helps regulate reward and body movement. As part of the reward pathway, dopamine is produced by neurons in the ventral tegmental area (VTA) and released in the nucleus...
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Spiny Neurons Receive Dopamine
2 May 2013 - 15:30
The dendrite branches of spiny neurons are littered with spines, or receptor sites, for neurotransmitters, including dopamine. Spiny neurons play a crucial role in initiating and regulating movements...
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Professor Gordon Arbuthnott Loves Dopamine
2 May 2013 - 14:03
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