June 2017

Subduing the Rebellion: Unmasking Rogue Cells in the Immune System

Subduing the Rebellion: Unmasking Rogue Cells in the Immune System

OIST researchers discovered a target to single out immune system cells responsible for auto-immune diseases such as arthritis or irritable bowel syndrome.

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Former OIST Promotion Corporation President Dr. Sydney Brenner to Receive the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun

The Japanese Government announced that former OIST Promotion Corporation President Dr. Sydney Brenner will receive the honorific award for his achievements.

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OIST Board of Governors Member Rita Colwell Receives Prestigious Vannevar Bush Award

The United States National Science Board of the National Science Foundation announces Dr. Colwell as the 2017 recipient of this esteemed award.

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Shapeshifting Materials: Using Light to Rearrange Macroscopic Structures

OIST researchers create self-assembling molecules which can be broken down by ultraviolet light to recombine into novel macroscopic shapes.

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Two Board of Councilors Members Awarded the Order of the Sacred Treasure

The Japanese Government recognized Dr. Tisato Kajiyama and Dr. Eiki Senaha’s achievements in science and education by granting them prestigious medals.

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Unveiling the Quantum Necklace

Researchers simulate quantum necklace-like structures in superfluids.

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