Friday, September 2, 2016 - 19:00 to 21:00

BRASS QUINTET CONCERT by Ryukyu Philharmonic Orchestra, No Reservation Required / Admission Free, OIST Auditorium


Monday, August 8, 2016 - 14:00 to 16:00

When: Monday, August 8th - 14:00-16:00; Where: Ctr Bldg - Seminar Room B503; Speaker: Mr. Gwilym Roberts, Partner and Chairman, © Kilburn & Strode LLP, UK; No Need for registration; all are welcome!

To read more about the event and the speaker, please go to PCDA's webpage:


Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 10:00

This is a spin-off event of Ryukyu Shimpo’s column.
OIST will hold a workshop hosted by Dr. Masashi Yoshimura (Economo Unit), Coordinator of an ongoing environmental observation network project “OKEON Churamori Project”.
Participants will experience of collecting ants and observing them. Discussion with Dr. Yoshimura gives the participants the new way to see nature around us.

Please see the link below for the details. (Available only in Japanese)



Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 14:00

The 2016 Update Session on Health and Safety and Safety Seminar will be held on July 28. Guest speaker is Professor Masato Murakami, President of Shibaura Institute of Technology, who is a world-renowned researcher of super conducting materials. We are excited to hear about his fascinating story of development of super conductors in addition to laboratory safety.


Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 09:00 to 09:45

After receiving his BS and MS in 1987 and 1990, Bing Xu obtained his PhD in 1996. Notably, Xu lab pioneered the integration of enzyme transformation and self-assembly for developing molecular biomaterials, synthesized the first dimeric nanoparticle consisting of quantum dot and nanomagnet for exploring nanoscience inside cells, reported the first case of using dopamine to anchor molecules on iron oxide surface, and demonstrated the first case of using enzymatic transformation and self-assembly to inhibit cancer cells selectively. Being identified on the Thomson Reuters "highly-cited researchers 2014&2015" list, Bing Xu currently is a professor in the Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University, and his research focuses on the applications of molecular engineering in materials, biology, and medicine.


Friday, June 24, 2016 - 10:00 to 11:00

Maiko Furubayashi is a Postdoctoral Associate in Chris Voigt lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She received her PhD in Engineering from Chiba University in 2014 under the supervision of Daisuke Umeno, working on non-natural pathway construction by directed evolution.


Friday, July 1, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:00

Grant Peer Support Group - 2nd meeting - 12:00 - 13:00 on Friday, July 1st - Seminar Room C210 - For more info or to join, please go to


Monday, February 13, 2017 - 14:00

Taking care of the wellbeing of your team – open to managers, supervisors and leaders of any teams





Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 12:30 to 14:00

Roundtable: "Postdoc Positions; to do's and don'ts"

  • 12:30-14:00 on Wednesday, April 27th
  • Venue: Central Building, Seminar room B250
  • Registration is NOT required. All OIST Community are welcome!


Friday, April 22, 2016 - 18:00 to 19:00

Meet us at 18:00 at Seaside House Parking. Please carpool if you can.