Past Events

The Coronavirus in the U.S. and Japan: Perspectives from the Health Sector (Webinar)

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 07:30 to 08:30

This public webinar will explore the evolving impact of the novel coronavirus in the United States and Japan and lessons we might learn from the experiences of our two countries. 

[postponed] Wenliang Li, Strong Coupling Is Hard! Bootstrap to the Rescue?

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 16:30 to 17:00
C210 (Center bldg.)

[postponed! updated 2020-03-25] Following the campus-wide social distancing advice, we are postponing this seminar. Details will be announced later. 

[postponed] Tsung-Yen Huang, With Hunger, Works Harder: How Does Cellular Metabolism Regulate the Function of TH17 Cells

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 16:00 to 16:30
C210 (Center bldg.)

[postponed! updated 2020-03-25] Following the campus-wide social distancing advice, we are postponing this seminar. Details will be announced later. 

Global Women in Science: Emerging Voices in US - Japan Cooperation

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 22:00 to 23:00

Featuring: Afshan Jamshaid and Nina Harano. Both are students in the sciences, Afshan at OIST in Okinawa and Nina at Columbia University in New York City.

RSVP by March 24


Sharepoint Open Hours

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 14:00

Sharepoint Open Hours

B646 14:00-15:00


【ZOOM SEMINAR】Regulation of T cell activation and function by Innate signaling

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00
C016 (Lab1, LevelC)

"Dr. Takashi Saito, Team Leader, Laboratory for Cell Signaling, RIKEN. Language: English, no interpretation."

Workshop: "Discovering your Strengths"

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 09:00 to 12:00
For RSVP only

Discover your Talents using Gallup CliftonStrengths Assessment.

This course will help you better understand yourself and your unique talents. You will learn how to productively apply your talents for greater personal and professional success.

To register CLICK HERE

Last year post-workshop survey SUMMARY

[PhD Thesis Presentation] ‐ Ms. Noa Burstein "Flow Instabilities and Vortex Dynamics in Intersecting Flow"

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 17:00 to 18:00
C210, Level C Center Bld.

Presenter: Ms. Noa Burstein

Supervisor: Prof. Amy Shen

Audience: OIST researcher and student


[CANCELLED] International Conference on Embodied Cognitive Science 2020

Monday, March 23, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, March 26, 2020 (All day)
OIST Seaside House

More information soon.

4.6k and 12k run

Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 12:00 to 14:00
Outside Jimmy's on OIST campus

If your race was cancelled because of coronavirus, don't cry, run with us. We are holding a 4.6k and 12.2k run on Sunday 22 March. Meet outside Jimmy's at 12:00.
Both the 4.6k and 12.2k runs will set off from Jimmy's around 12:15. See the attached photos for the running routes.