August 2014

First Startup from OIST

First Startup from OIST

OIST’s first startup, Okinawa Protein Tomography Ltd., capitalizing on Prof. Ulf Skoglund’s advanced structural imaging technology, has been launched.

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Simulating the Invisible

Panagiotis Grammatikopoulos simulates the interactions of particles that are too small to see, and too complicated to visualize.

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Supporting OIST Research: Female Specialists

OIST has highly-skilled women who use their expertise to advise and support students and researchers in a wide of range of research activities.

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MRI for Laboratory Animals

OIST’s new magnetic resonance imaging system allows physiological analyses of small animals.

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Head Formation of Clawed Frog Embryos

Dr. Yuuri Yasuoka has discovered a key mechanism in formation of the head in frogs.

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Humpback Whale Comes to OIST

OIST has a new resident: a life-size humpback whale! On June 28, eighty children visited OIST to paint a mural of a humpback whale with Okinawan artist pokke104.

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Using Computers to Model our Computer, the Brain

The Computational Neuroscience Unit has enhanced their neuronal simulation program STEPS, bringing us a step closer to understanding the human brain.

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