28 May 2019
OIST President and CEO Dr. Peter Gruss remembered Brenner. “Some people watch history; others like Sydney made it happen,” Gruss said. “With Sydney’s passing the world has lost one of the most...
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28 May 2019
Dr. Sydney Brenner giving a talk at OIST in 2008
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28 May 2019
“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
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
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
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
Seminar Room B250 was renamed for Dr. Sydney Brenner.
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28 May 2019
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
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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5 Apr 2019
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) is greatly saddened to announce the death of Dr. Sydney Brenner, former President of the Okinawa Institute of Science and...
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27 Feb 2018
Dr. Steven Chu delivered a thoughtful and motivational speech to the graduates.
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27 Feb 2018
The audience clapped as the graduates processed into the auditorium
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