Past Events

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 13: "Magnetic Sensing with NV Centers and Zero-field NMR"

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 13 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

Seminar

Seminar "Predator-prey interactions mediated by flow sensing" by Prof. Daisuke Takagi

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 15:00
C210 (Level C, Center building)

Language: English

Outreach

[Online] Science Talk - "On the way towards artificial life: RNA switches in artificial cells"

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 18:30
OIST Youtube: https://youtu.be/U3qM0Ui_v2Y

Second in the series "From Okinawa to the World: Future Scientists Spread Their Wings"

Prospective Students

OIST NetCafé (Online Information Session)

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 17:00
Online

This session will be done in Japanese only. The program is consisted of OIST general introduction, PhD & Research Internship admission process, financial support and student life followed by the panel discussion by 2 OIST PhD students. One of them has joined OIST Research Internship Program before becoming OIST PhD student so this session will be very exciting for those who are interested in Research Internship Program as well as PhD program.

Seminar

[PhD Thesis Presentation_zoom] - Ms. Shivani Sathish

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 16:00
Seminar Room 210, Ctr Bldg, Level C

PhD Public presentation

Seminar

SPRING 2021 Nonlinear Analysis Seminar Series

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
on Zoom
Professor Jenn-Nan Wang , National Taiwan University Title: Characterizations of non-radiating sources in the elastic waves
Seminar

Theoretical Physics Seminar: Jiahui Bao

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 14:00
Lab 4, F01

Theoretical Physics Seminar. Speaker: Jiahui Bao (Qubits and Spacetime). Title: "Quantum chaos and black hole".

Professional Development

Language Seminar Series: Managing Intercultural Conflict

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:00
Zoom- https://oist.zoom.us/j/98638377582

This 2-part seminar will cover the basics of managing conflict across intercultural teams.

Minimum intermediate English skills recommended. Native speakers of English also welcome!

Friday, February 26th and Friday, March 12th, 12-1 PM.

Seminar

Inter-Unit Neuroscience Journal Club

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 16:30
Zoom: https://oist.zoom.us/j/97361248261?pwd=b0liekxiUG5nb25DWUtySVFJYlJldz09 Meeting ID: 973 6124 8261 Passcode: 877138

In our first monthly journal club meeting of 2021, Professor Gordon Arbuthnott of the Brian Mechanisms for Behaviour presents a recently published study: Striatal Bilateral Control of skilled forelimb movement. Everyone is welcome to join online.

Seminar

[Seminar] Levitodynamics

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
on Zoom

Title: Levitodynamics

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Lukas Novotny Photonics Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Seminar

What is typical in microbial communities?

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
on Zoom

Title: What is typical in microbial communities?

Wellness

Baby Sensory Class

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 15:00 to 16:00
Village Center Ocean view room

Baby Sensory Class

Professional Development

E-webinar: "Self-presentation and networking".

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 14:00 to 17:30
For RSVP only.

Self - presentation is part of a broader set of behaviors called impression management. From the first impression you leave, the conversations that follow, to a friendly follow-up — all of this will be covered in this course.

To register CLICK HERE.

Seminar

Tell Me Something I Don't Know

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 12:15
Lab 4, E48

Tell Me Something I Don't Know lunchtime event. All are welcome, but must be prepared to tell a cool science story.

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 11: "Searching for Exotic Spin-dependent Interactions by NV Centers"

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 11 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

Seminar

[Seminar] Coupled Trimer Description of Kagome Compound Volborthite

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Zoom

TQM unit is pleased to invite you to the seminar.

Campus Service

[RC] Insurance Company Visits OIST

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 11:00 to 15:00
Resource Center Center Bldg next to the ATM

English-speaking insurance agent Wiltec in Chatan visits OIST. [When]11:00-15:00 [Where]Resource Center in the Center Building(right next to the ATM)

Holiday

Emperor’s Birthday 天皇誕生日 2021

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 10: "Optically Pumped Magnetometer: Advancements and Perspectives for Biomagnetic Neuroimaging"

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 10 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 9: "Noisy Distributed Sensing in the Bayesian Regime"

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 9 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

Training

Spoken Academic Skills: February

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 15:00
c600B

Creating a conclusion to a presentation - Feb 19th

Giving spontaneous one-minute talks - Feb 26th

Space is limited to 9 people.

Public Lecture

[Webinar] Into the Darkness: The Hunt for Forbidden Excitons

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00

Join this public webinar to hear from Prof. Keshav Dani (Femtosecond Spectroscopy Unit) about his recent research on the dark exciton. This first visualization of dark exciton has the potential to revolutionize opto-electronic technology in two-dimensional semiconductors from quantum computing to LEDs.

Register here

Public

[Online] STEAM for Innovation #1: The Art of Science and Science of Art

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 20:00 to 21:00
Online & CIC Tokyo

Join a dynamic discussion on how the intersection of art and science can lead to innovation.

This session will feature two panelists: Dr. Kenji Doya, Professor, Neural Computation Unit at OIST and Ms. Eiko Kano, Violinist and OIST Foundation Music Ambassador.

Register here

Seminar

[Seminar] Spontaneous Escherichia coli persisters with week-long survival dynamics and lasting memory of a short starvation pulse

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
on Zoom
Title: Spontaneous Escherichia coli persisters with week-long survival dynamics and lasting memory of a short starvation pulse
Seminar

ZOOM SEMINAR (ONOS series): Hippobellum in health and disease: cerebellar influence on the hippocampus

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 10:00
ZOOM SEMINAR (ONOS series)
Hippobellum in health and disease: cerebellar influence on the hippocampus Prof. Esther Krook-Magnuson, Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota

Time: Thursday, Feb 18 at 10 am Zoom link: https://oist.zoom.us/j/96422359435

Campus

The 30th Board of Governors Meeting

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 00:00

Please address inquiries to the President's Office.

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 8: "Spin Maser for Quantum Information Technologies"

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 8 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

Seminar

Seminar : Designing topological antiferro-magnons

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
Zoom

We are pleased to invite you to attend the seminar!

Workshop

OIST-Tohoku University First Joint Workshop on Marine Sciences - Ocean Collapse and Regeneration - 海~崩壊と再生~

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 13:00 to 17:30
Zoom and Onsite (Conference Center)

This is the first joint workshop between OIST and Tohoku University on Marine Sciences.

Seminar

The role of Tob protein in stress and behavior

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
ZOOM

"Mr. Mohieldin Magdy Mahmoud Youssef, PhD Student, OIST. Language: English, no interpretation."

Training

Survival Japanese: Basic Conversation

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 16:00
Lab 2 C600B

Learn how to have a basic conversation in Japanese, including speaking about likes, dislikes and the weather. You'll also learn some high-frequency phrases that you hear often in Japan.

Seminar

[Seminar] Biomedical and environmental applications of plasmonic sensors

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
on Zoom

Title: Biomedical and environmental applications of plasmonic sensors Speaker: Dr. Francesca PINCELLA Senior Lecture, Kyoto University, Japan

Seminar

OIST Representation Theory Seminar

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 09:30
On Zoom
Speaker: Nick Davidson , Reed College Title: Type P Webs and Howe Duality
OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 7: "An Experiment for Evidencing Entanglement via Gravity: Its Motivation, Challenges and Related Sensing Opportunities"

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 7 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

Seminar

QG group meeting: Yang-Mills scattering in de Sitter

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 14:00
Lab 4, E01

QG group meeting. Speaker: Yasha Neiman. Title: "Yang-Mills scattering in de Sitter space".

Workshop

FY2020 Cryo-Electron Microscopy Course at OIST

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, February 19, 2021 - 18:00
Center Buidling C210/Lab 1 B503/Lab3 C700 and IMG Lab

Zoom link: https://oist.zoom.us/s/91612644318

Internal &External workshop

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 6: Real-time in-vivo thermometry on worms by nitrogen-vacancy center in nanodiamond

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 6 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

Seminar

Theoretical Mechanics Seminar: Eliot Fried

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 14:00
Lab 4, E01

Theoretical Physics Seminar. Speaker: Eliot Fried (Mathematics, Mechanics, Materials and other aspects of M-theory). Title: "The dynamics of incompressible fluids with incompatible velocity gradients".

Public Lecture

[Webinar] COVID-19 Science Update

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 09:00 to 10:00
Zoom link will be provided upon registration

Join the OIST Foundation and OIST for an update on SARS-CoV-2 by four leading scientists at OIST who have spent the last year engaged in research on various aspects of the virus.

Panelists Provost Mary Collins Prof. Hiroki Ishikawa, Immune Signal Unit Prof. Amy Shen, Micro/Bio/Nanofluidics Unit Prof. Matthias Wolf, Molecular Cryo-Electron Microscopy Unit

Register here

Public Lecture

[Webinar] Carbon Negative Technology Innovations Fighting Climate Change

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 07:00 to 08:15
Zoom link will be provided upon registration

This webinar will feature innovative technologies capable of reducing and sequestering carbon across the built and natural environments.

Presenters include: * Christie Gamble, Senior Director of Sustainability, CarbonCure Technologies Inc. * Shimrit Perkol-Finkel, PhD, Co-Founder & CEO, ECOncrete Tech LTD * Yabing Qi, PhD, Professor, OIST speaking on next generation solar cells

Register here.

Holiday

National Foundation Day 建国記念の日 2021

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 00:00

National holiday

OIST Mini Symposium

QSense OIST Mini-Symposium Talk 5: Probing new physics by levitated mechanical systems

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 17:00
Zoom (link is distributed to registered participants)

OIST Mini Symposium - Talk 5 | Organizing unit: Quantum Machines Unit (Jason Twamley) | Website | Register here (Open to the scientific community (registration required))

Seminar

TRAF6 maintains mammary stem cells and promotes pregnancy-induced epithelial cell expansion in mammary gland development

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00
L4F01 (Lab4, Level F) or ZOOM

Dr. Jun-ichiro Inoue, Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo. Language: English, no interpretation.

Seminar

[Seminar] Floquet higher-order topological insulators: principles and path towards realizations

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 10:00 to 11:00
Zoom

We are pleased to invite you to attend the seminar!

Seminar

Seminar : Particles, Bubbles, and Turbulence. Some examples of CFD applied to environmental problems

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 17:30 to 18:30
Zoom

CFF unit is pleased to invite you to the seminar!

Seminar

(Somewhat) Functional Journal Club

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
L4E48
This Journal Club is for people interested in Functional Programming, Category Theory and related fields. Maybe you know a some Haskell, maybe you’ve heard of monads or the Yoneda Lemma, or maybe you’d like to learn about these things. We will meet every two weeks (approximately) on Tuesdays from 4 to 5PM. Registration not required. In this second meeting, Jeremie Gillet will talk about Church Encoding . The session will be visible on Zoom . You can also join us Category Theorists nerds on Slack .
Professional Development

E-webinar : "Nature Research Academies: Effective Peer-Review" [Day 2].

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 13:00 to 15:00
Online.

These two 2-hrs webinar series aim to give attendees the necessary skills to be an effective peer reviewer, from both an editor`s and author`s perspective . This webinar will provide practical insights and strategies to help attendees achieve this goal.

To register CLICK HERE.
Seminar

[Seminar] Optical microfibers: from low-loss waveguides to miniature optical sensors

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 13:00 to 14:00
on Zoom
Title: Optical microfibers: from low-loss waveguides to miniature optical sensors

Speaker: Prof. Limin Tong College of Optical Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Training

HPC User Group Meeting

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 13:00
L4E01

The OIST HPC User Group Meeting, for all users of the OIST HPC resources.

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