14 Jan 2019
OIST isn't just about hardcore theoretical sciences: we're also using applied techniques to help conserve the culture of Okinawa. Anya Dani uses sophisticated science to air the recovery of...
Type: Video
23 Dec 2018
Welcome to OISTer Pearls, a series all about the people behind the science here at OIST. We're starting with perhaps one of our most adventurous researchers, a real "Okinawa Jones": Vladimir Dinets...
Type: Video
3 Dec 2018
Welcome to I²: the Innovation Square Startup Incubator at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST). I² is a facility where entrepreneurs from across the planet can...
Type: Video
28 Oct 2018
Meet OIST's new silicon friend - a robot that learns from the physical world. It’s teaching us not just about how robots learn, but about how humans do, too! ...
Type: Video
22 Oct 2018
An paper published in Nature Communications has detailed a study into the shape of bacterial cells and their...
Type: Media Links
18 Oct 2018
Researchers Dr. Bill Söderström (right) and co-author Dr. Helena Chan (left) in their microscopy lab, analyzing a bacterial Z-ring.  
Type: Photo
18 Oct 2018
What do watermelons and bacteria have in common? Just like the tasty fruit, microbes can be molded into unusual shapes, a study in...
Type: News Article
18 Oct 2018
Top: Magnified view of the microfabricated bacteria molds in various shapes. Bottom: Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy images reveal the molded shapes of bacterial Z-rings (montage, pseudo-...
Type: Photo
18 Oct 2018
Left: A 3D rendering of the cryo-EM reconstruction. The RNA and NP are colored in red and grey, respectively. A single NP molecule is highlighted in blue. Right: An atomic model of a single NP...
Type: Photo
18 Oct 2018
Left: The Ebola virus consists of the lipid bilayer (envelope), several kinds of the viral protein, and the genomic RNA. Right: The NP-RNA complex inside the virus forms a helical structure....
Type: Photo
18 Oct 2018
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have for the first time imaged the structure of a central component of...
Type: Press release
18 Oct 2018
Filamentous Ebola viruses budding from the surface of a host cell captured by a scanning electron microscope. In common with other viruses, Ebola virus infects a host cell and utilize its machinery...
Type: Photo
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