22 Jun 2022 - 11:17
Highlights A new study has revealed how tau – a microtubule-binding protein that is implicated in Alzheimer’s disease – weakens transmission across synapses in the brains of mice When injected...
Type: Press release
17 Jun 2022 - 10:35
Dr. Yabing Qi, a Professor at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and head of the Energy Materials and...
Type: News Article
13 Jun 2022 - 10:36
At first glance, music and science seem worlds apart. For some, science requires cool logic and analysis, while music and the arts thrive off emotion and creativity. But for many others, the two...
Type: News Article
23 May 2022 - 13:16
Science thrives on academic discussion, from small debates between colleagues and collaborations between individual research units, to conferences and even visiting programs, where academics travel...
Type: News Article
19 May 2022 - 17:23
In recognition of reaching its milestone 10th anniversary, the Okinawa Institute for Science and Technology (OIST), together with the OIST Foundation, launched last year its most ambitious...
Type: Press release
19 May 2022 - 13:20
On April 14, 2022, Dr. Svante Pääbo, who leads the OIST Human Evolutionary Genomics Unit as an Adjunct Professor, received the Japan Prize award in the field of ‘Life Science’.  The Japan Prize...
Type: News Article
25 Apr 2022 - 13:30
Joint Press Relase Tokyo & Okinawa, Japan, April 25, 2022 – Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and Corundum Systems Biology Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, have...
Type: Press release
14 Apr 2022 - 10:18
In March 2022, a group of 35 girls from high schools across Okinawa Prefecture participated in HiSci Lab – an annual workshop...
Type: News Article
31 Mar 2022 - 18:00
Highlights New research has revealed how a building block protein, called D13, assembles to form the protein scaffold of the Vaccinia poxvirus Researchers used cryo-electron microscopy to capture...
Type: Press release
24 Mar 2022 - 13:51
Highlights Scientists have developed an organic catalyst system that improves the process of making organic molecules from pyruvate The molecules that can be built from pyruvate include glycolic...
Type: Press release
18 Mar 2022 - 12:05
Dr. Peter Gruss, President and CEO of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), has been elected as an honorary member of...
Type: News Article
9 Mar 2022 - 10:09
EF Polymer K.K., a green-tech company developed through the OIST Innovation Square Startup Accelerator Program, which is supported by Okinawa Prefecture, has...
Type: News Article
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