12 Apr 2019
PhD student Sébastien Lapointe in the Coordination Chemistry and Catalysis Unit prepares his experiment. The experiments are done in the glovebox, in order...
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1 Apr 2019
On March 28, 2019 the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) announced that a team led by Prof. Jeff Wickens, head of the Neurobiology Research Unit at Okinawa...
Type: News Article
28 Mar 2019
The Marine Genomics Unit investigated how the unicellular organism umi-budo, or “sea grapes,” is capable of growing into such a complex shape.  
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28 Mar 2019
(Left to right) Prof. Noriyuki Satoh, Kanako Hisata, Dr. Asuka Arimoto, Nana Arakaki, and Koki Nishitsuji decoded the genome of the popular Okinawan seaweed umi-budo, known in English as “sea grapes...
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28 Mar 2019
Professor Jeff Wickens and postdoctoral researcher Julie Chouinard, are both in the Neurobiology Research Unit at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology...
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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
11 Mar 2019
Prof. Amy Shen (left) and Hsieh-Fu Tsai of the Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit stand beside the microscope that they use to capture images of migrating cells. As an initial step to pursue his thesis...
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7 Mar 2019
(Left to right) Prof. Izumi Fukunaga and OIST PhD student Anzhelika Koldaeva published a study on how rapid change in task demands affect sensory processing in the brain.
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5 Mar 2019
(Left to right) Dr. Yuto Momohara, Dr. Takashi Murayama, Prof. Ichiro Maruyama, Prof. Jeff Wickens and Dr. Ei-ichiro Saita started a collaboration between the...
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28 Feb 2019
Prof. Kono (third from the right) leads the OIST Membranology Unit, which investigates how cells change shape in response to stimuli, particularly damage to their external membranes. She recently co-...
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6 Feb 2019
(Left to right) Dr. Oleksiy Zadorozhko, Prof. Denis Konstantinov, and Jiabao Chen of the Quantum Dynamics Unit published a new study investigating the impact of microwaves on two-dimensional...
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