17 Jun 2019
OKINAWA, Japan (17 June 2019) – Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) has received a pledge of ¥30M from Nikken Housing to support the Institute’s innovation and...
Type: Press release
28 Mar 2019
Umi-budo don is a traditional Okinawan dish prepared with the umi-budo seaweed. The seaweed is served over rice with sea urchin, salmon roe and sanbaisu sauce, made from equal parts soy sauce,...
Type: Photo
20 Mar 2019
Along the tropical coastline of Okinawa, Japan, farmers raise rows of delectable seaweed and harvest tens of thousands of tons of the crop each year. Unfortunately, scientists predict that pollution...
Type: News Article
19 Mar 2019
Music: ”Driven to Success", ”Awake" and "Across the Sky" by Scott Holmes Licensed under (CC BY-NC 4.0) http://freemusicarchive.org/music/...
Type: Video
12 Mar 2019
Researchers from the Marine Genomics Unit stand with co-authors from the Onna Fisheries Cooperative on Nabee Beach in Okinawa. Together, the team collected and decoded the genome of ito-mozuku (...
Type: Photo
12 Mar 2019
Mozuku, a type of brown seaweed, contains exceptionally high levels of fucoidan compared to other seaweeds. This is especially true of the sporophyte of the “Onna-1” strain of ito-mozuku, a very big...
Type: Photo
23 Dec 2018
Welcome to OISTer Pearls, a series all about the people behind the science here at OIST. We're starting with perhaps one of our most adventurous researchers, a real "Okinawa Jones": Vladimir Dinets...
Type: Video
29 Aug 2018
The next generation of researchers got a taste of the life scientific this week, as local school kids in Onna Village and neighboring regions in Okinawa participated in the 2018 Children’s School of...
Type: News Article
19 Mar 2018
The Challengers get a taste of Okinawa on a trip to Ocean Expo Park.
Type: Photo
22 Dec 2017
Toshiko Taira, a living national treasure who made great efforts in the conservation of Basho-fu for the Kijoka Basho-fu Association, was herself certified as an Important Intangible Cultural...
Type: Photo
21 Nov 2017
Children used commonplace ingredients to make sticky slime.
Type: Photo
16 Nov 2017
David Simpson gathers samples of swine wastewater from the Okinawa Prefectural Livestock and Grassland Research Center in Nakijin, Okinawa.
Type: Photo
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