Sunday, July 23, 2017 - 14:30

OIST Cafe is a casual science information to introduce the OIST PhD Program and Research Internship Program. This time, Dr. Francesco Del Guidice, a postdoctoral scholar at Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit and Mr. Osamu Horiguchi, a PhD student at OIST will join the session to introduce their research and student life at OIST.

The language will be both Japanese and English so anybody who are interested in PhD Program and Research Internship Program are welcomed to join!

Register now from here. Admission free.


Friday, June 23, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, June 25, 2017 (All day)

The Joint Workshop on Neuro-Computing, Bioinformatics, Mathematical modeling & Machine Learning. The workshop is open to OIST members though most presentations will be in Japanese. Registration: NOT required.


Monday, November 13, 2017 - 17:00 to Friday, November 17, 2017 - 13:00

RNA Biology Woorkshop "Cutting Edge Developments in RNA Biology for the Control of Gene Expression"


Saturday, February 18, 2017 (All day)

* * * !!! * * * INPUT A SUMMARY! * * * !!! * * * such as "Dr. Jill Tanner, Distinguished Professor, Stanford University", "Language: Japanese. No interpretation.", "By invitation only.", "Registration required. Go to for more information."


Monday, January 16, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, January 18, 2017 (All day)

OIST Mini-symposium organized by the Advanced Medical Instrumentation Unit (Sugawara Unit).


Sunday, February 26, 2017 (All day)

Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2017 -The Future of Intelligence- 26 February,2017. Tokyo, Japan

Registration will open the middle of January, 2017

The free of charge, full-day event aims to stimulate discussion at the highest level on a topical science-related theme by bringing together Nobel Laureates, the world’s leading scientists, key opinion leaders, policy makers, different interest groups and the general public, online as well as on site.


Monday, November 7, 2016 - 12:30 to 14:00

Time: 12:30-14:00, Monday - Nov 7, 2016; Venue: Lab 3, SR C700; Coordinator: Dr. Cecilia Lu, Group Leader, Van Vactor Unit, OIST; To register and read more about the event, go to


Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 12:30 to Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 16:00

Target Group: OIST Researchers; 3 workshops during Dec. 8-10; Venue: Central Building - SR C210; Instructor: Alyssa Swanson, Intensive Program Manager, University of Pennsylvania's English Language Programs, USA. Registration deadline: Tuesday, Dec. 6th. To register and read more about the event, go to


Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:00

Noon-13:00, Tuesday - Oct 11, 2016; Ctr Bldg, SR C210; Read more on PCDA website:


Friday, November 4, 2016 - 10:00 to 11:30

10:00 - 11:30 am on Friday, November 4th; Ctr Bldg - Seminar Room C210; Instructor: Bill Lindstaedt; Assistant Vice Chancellor, Career Advancement, International and Postdoctoral Services (CAIPS); University of California, San Francisco, USA; Please register on by Wednesday, November 2nd