Past Events

Training

Japan My Number ID System Explanation Sessions

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:00
Seminar Room B250 (Center Bldg.)

From January 2016, a new Japanese social security system will go into effect. In early October all residents of Japan, Japanese and non-Japanese, will receive a notification card on which is printed their individual, 12-digit ID numbers. An envelope containing the card(s) and other documents will be sent to each head of household by your local municipal office.

The notification card and the 12 digit number are very important. To explain the system and other information to OIST staff and students, the Rules and Procedures Section and HR People Development & Services Section have organized explanation sessions to inform everyone about the new My Number system.

Program:

1. What is the new system? 2. How will the...

Training

「マイナンバー」(社会保障・税番号)に関する説明会

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 10:30 to 11:30
セミナールームB250(センター棟)

10月上旬から順次「マイナンバー」(社会保障・税番号)が通知される予定です。日本国内に住民登録をしている方であれば、国籍のいかんを問わず、12桁のマイナンバーが、各地方公共団体から各世帯宛に郵送されます。

このたび、以下のとおり「マイナンバー」(社会保障・税番号)制度の概要や、マイナンバー及びマイナンバーを記載したカード(個人番号カード)の取扱における注意点等について説明する機会を設けることとしました。職員および学生のみなさまの参加をお待ちしております。

内容: 1. マイナンバー制度とは? 2. マイナンバーはどのように使われるのか? 3. 10月上旬に何が届くか? 4. 届いてから何をすればよいか? 5. 詳細についての問い合わせ先等

日時・場所: 9月18日(金) 14:00 – 15:00 (英語) :Seminar Room B250 (Central Bldg.) 9月25日(金) 10:30 – 11:30 (日本語): Seminar Room B250 (Central Bldg.) 9月25日 (金) 14:00 – 15:00 (英語):Seminar Room B250 (Central Bldg.) 9月28日 (月) 10:30 – 11:30 (英語):Seminar Room B250 (Central Bldg.) 9月28日 (月) 15:00 – 16:00 (日本語):Seminar Room B250 (Central Bldg.)

スピーカー: 日本語: 橋本 和也 法令セクション 英語: マクリン ブルース  HR人材開発・サービスセクション

この説明会への出席は必須ではありません。しかしながら、個人情報であるマイナンバーの保管や取扱については注意が必要です。

Seminar

"Role of Viral and Cellular FLIP proteins in Tumors" Prof. Mary Collins

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:00
C209

Dr. Mary Collins, Professor of Immunology, University College London; Head of Division of Advanced Therapies, National Institute of Biological Standards and Control

Holiday

Autumn Equinox 2015

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 00:00
National Holiday.
Holiday

Bridge Public Holiday 2015

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 00:00
National Holiday.
Holiday

Respect for the Aged Day 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 00:00
National Holiday.
External Events

Okinawa Underwater Photographic Society Meeting

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 19:00 to 21:00
OIST Main Campus, Seminar Room B250
This is an External Event. Anyone is welcome to attend.
Seminar

Internal Seminar: Skoglund Unit and De Schutter Unit

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 17:00 to 18:00
Lab3 - C700
Join us for September's first Internal Seminar Series on September 18, from 17:00 to 18:00 in C700 (Lab3). This month's second seminar features the Structural Cellular Biology Unit (Ulf Skoglund) and the Computational Neuroscience Unit (Erik De Schutter).
Training

Japan My Number ID System Explanation Sessions

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:00
Seminar Room B250 (Center Bldg.)

From January 2016, a new Japanese social security system will go into effect. In early October all residents of Japan, Japanese and non-Japanese, will receive a notification card on which is printed their individual, 12-digit ID numbers. An envelope containing the card(s) and other documents will be sent to each head of household by your local municipal office.

The notification card and the 12 digit number are very important. To explain the system and other information to OIST staff and students, the Rules and Procedures Section and HR People Development & Services Section have organized explanation sessions to inform everyone about the new My Number system.

Program:

1. What is the new system? 2. How will the...

Training

Women in Leadership Discussion Group

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 15:00 to Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 16:00
Bring your thoughts and ideas stimulated by the free online course 'Women in Leadership' and see where this discussion group will take you!
Graduate School

Student Research Presentations - 11 Sept 2015

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00
C700 Lab 3
OIST PhD Students present on their thesis research topics
External Events

7th Kyushu-Okinawa Island Support for Female Researchers Symposium in Kagoshima University

Friday, September 11, 2015 - 11:00 to 17:00
Student Community Plaza, Korimoto campus, Kagoshima University
This event is intended for Japanese female researchers and will be conducted solely in Japanese.
Seminar

The Future of U.S.-Japan Robotics Cooperation: Opening New Economic Development by Dr. Robin Murphy

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 19:00 to 20:00
OIST Seminar Room B250, Center Building
Admission Free. Registration Required (120 seats available). English and Japanese.
Seminar

Hardwiring: optical illusions and simulated neuronal architecture

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 11:00 to 12:00
C700 Seminar room (Lab 3, Level C)
Seminar by Prof. Shinbrot ((Rutgers University, & Editor, Physical Review Applied) Title: Hardwiring: optical illusions and simulated neuronal architecture
Seminar

“Identification of Host Factors that Affect the Ebola Virus RNA Polymerase Protein” by Dr. Takahashi

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:00
Conference Room C756, Lab3
Dr. Takahashi, Institution for Innovation, Ajinomoto
Seminar

Internal Seminar: Shannon Unit and Wolf Unit

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 17:00 to 18:00
Lab3 - C700
Join us for September's first Internal Seminar Series on September 4, from 17:00 to 18:00 in C700 (Lab3). This month's first seminar features the Theory of Quantum Matter Unit (Nic Shannon) and the Molecular Cryo-Electron Microscopy Unit (Matthias Wolf).
Seminar

Web of Science Seminar for Researchers (Library)

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 11:00 to 12:00
Seminar Room C210, Center Building
Ms. Sayaka Miwa, Marketing Manager, Thomson Reuters. Topics include Web of Science, EndNote Web, and ResearcherID. Registration required: https://groups.oist.jp/library/web-science-seminar-researchers-september-4th-fri
External Events

General Assembly of Society for the Study of Deafness and Impediment in Okinawa

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 13:00 to 17:00
OIST Main Campus, Seminar Room B250
This is an externally organized event. Organizer: Society for the Study of Deafness and Impediment in Okinawa.
Seminar

Seminar "Generating, characterizing and targeting breast cancer stem cells."

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00
C016, Lab1
Seminar "Generating, characterizing and targeting breast cancer stem cells.", Dr. Guillaume Varès, Research Center for Radiation Protection, National Institute of Radiological Sciences
Seminar

Seminar by Prof. Takemura "Rhythms in fish reproduction: possible involvement of dopaminergic activity in tidal-related spawning of a tropical wrasse"

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 15:00 to 16:00
Meeting Room D015, Level D, Lab 1
Akihiro Takemura Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, Biology and Marine Science University of the Ryukyus http://www.takemura-lab.jp/index.html
Graduate School

Welcome to New Students

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:30
Auditorium
Welcome to New Students for AY2015
Graduate School

Enrollment Week for 2015/2016 Academic Year

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 (All day) to Monday, September 7, 2015 (All day)
Onna Main Campus
Student Enrollment Week
Seminar

Seminar "Mechanism and evolution of gearing in a molecular motor"

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 11:00 to 12:00
C016 (Lab1, Level C)
Seminar by Dr. Morgan Beeby, Lecturer in Structural Biology, Imperial College London. Language: English
Culture

OIST Summer Festival

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 18:00 to 20:00
Village Center Area, Auditorium, Conference Center
Potluck party. Foods, drinks, performance and so on. Everyone is welcome!
Seminar

Seminar "RNA decay-linked signaling to maintain cardiac homeostasis."

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00
C016, Lab1
Seminar "RNA decay-linked signaling to maintain cardiac homeostasis." Prof. Keiji Kuba, Akita University
Seminar

2015 Update Session - August 28 (B250)

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 14:00
B250 seminar room
The Update Session will take place on August 27 and 28. The same content will be covered on both days.
Seminar

Seminar "Histone variants control nuclear organization and genome expression" by Prof. Frederic Berger, Friday 28th August 10:00-11:00

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:00
C016, Lab 1
Prof. Frederic Berger, Senior Group Leader, Gregor Mendel Institute
Seminar

"The STAP-Cell Scandal: A Journalist’s Perspective" Momoko Suda

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 15:00 to 16:00
Auditorium
Ms. Momoko Suda, science reporter, Science Environment Division at the Tokyo Head Office of Mainichi Shimbun Newspapers, author of award-winning book "Netsuzo no Kagakusha" (Fraudulent Scientists). The talk will be in Japanese with English interpretation.
Seminar

2015 Update Session - August 27 (Auditorium)

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 13:30
Auditorium
The Update Session on health, safety and ethics will take place on August 27 and 28. The same contents will be covered on both days. The speaker of the special seminar is Ms. Momoko Suda, science reporter of the Mainichi Shimbun Newspapers. She will talk about the recent STAP cell scandal from the perspective of a journalist.
Seminar

General Safety Training for Field Activities

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 15:00
B503
This training course is mandatory for those who participate in field activities.
Seminar

"Modelling of thin liquid films: long-wave approximation and gradient dynamics formulation"

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:00
C015 - L1 Bldg
Professor Te-Sheng Lin, Department of Applied Mathematics, National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan)
Seminar

実際の申請書を使った科研費書き方セミナー 8月25日(火) C700 13:30, 8月26日(水) C600b 10:00

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:30
C600b
実際の申請書を使った科研費書き方セミナー 8月25日(月) C700 13:30, 8月26日(水) C600b 10:00
Seminar

"Electrohydrodynamic simulations: droplet and vesicle"

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 15:00 to 16:00
C015 - L1 Bldg
Professor Ming-Chih Lai, Center of Mathematical Modeling and Scientific Computing, Department of Applied Mathematics, National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan)
Seminar

[Rescheduled]Kakenhi writing seminar using actual applications Aug 25 C700 13:30 & Aug 26 C600b 10:00

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 13:30 to 15:00
C600b
Kakenhi writing seminar using actual applications Aug 24 C700 13:30 & Aug 26 C600b 10:00
Seminar

HEART Demo Session

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 10:00 to 12:00
C210
We will hold a demo session for OIST staff members to see the SAP's (new OIST ERP system) user interface and work-flow. HEART - SAP Demo Session ① August 20 (Thursday) 14:00-16:00 in room C210 ② August 25 (Tuesday) 10:00-12:00 in room C210
Seminar

Internal Seminar: Konstantinov Unit and Price Unit

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 17:00 to 18:00
Lab3 - C700
Join us for August's second Internal Seminar Series on August 21, from 17:00 to 18:00 in C700 (Lab3). This month's second seminar features the Quantum Dynamics Unit (Denis Konstantinov) and the Developmental Signalling Unit (Mary Ann Price).
External Events

Creating Medical-Devices Ventures in Okinawa

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 14:00 to 16:00
OIST Main Campus, Seminar Room B250
This is an external event, organized by the Okinawa General Bureau, Cabinet Office, and Okigin Economic Research Institute. The talk will be in Japanese
External Events

RoBoRoBo Summer Camp 2015

Friday, August 21, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, August 23, 2015 (All day)
OIST Seaside House
This is an externally organized event. Language: Japanese. For more information contact the organizers at http://robonokai.blogspot.com/
Seminar

HEART Demo Session

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 14:00 to 16:00
C210
We will hold a demo session for OIST staff members to see the SAP's (new OIST ERP system) user interface and work-flow. HEART - SAP Demo Session ① August 20 (Thursday) 14:00-16:00 in room C210 ② August 25 (Tuesday) 10:00-12:00 in room C210
Workshop

Science Project for Ryukyu Girls 2015 in Miyakojima.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 13:00 to 17:30
Okinwa Prefecture Miyako Youth Outdoor Leaning Center, Miyako Island
This event is intended for Japanese female researchers and will be conducted solely in Japanese.
Seminar

Electron microscopy in three dimensions.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 14:00
Meeting Room C016, Level C Lab1
Dr. Sergey Ryazantsev, from California NanoSystems Institute, University of California Los Angeles
Seminar

"A voyage through turbulence: from classical to quantum physics" Carlo Barenghi

Monday, August 17, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:00
C700, Level C, Lab 3
Carlo Barenghi ( Professor, Newcastle University, UK)
Workshop

International Science Communication Workshop - Summer School 2015

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 09:00 to Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 15:00
OIST Conference Center, Meeting Room #1
Language: English - Registration required - Registration deadline: August 3rd, 2015
Graduate School

Student Research Presentations

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 16:00 to 17:00
C700 Lab 3
OIST PhD students present on their Thesis research topics
Seminar

"Spin-orbit-coupled Bose-Einstein condensates: static and dynamic properties" Yun Li

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:00
C016, Level C, Lab1
Research Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Seminar

Seminar ''To Understand Effect of Order-Disorder Phase Transitions within Hybrid Perovskite Light Absorbers and Solar Cell Application'' Dr. Byung-wook Park

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:00
Meeting Room C756, Lab3
Seminar by Dr. Byung-wook Park, Konkuk University, South Korea
Seminar

Kakenhi Administration Seminar 科研費事務説明会(7/24&8/12)

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:00 to 11:00
C209, Lab 1 Level C, OIST
Kakenhi Administration Seminar 科研費事務説明会(7/24&8/12) Target audience: Kakenhi PIs, Unit RAs, and Admin staff who would like to learn administrative procedures for Kakenhi Language: Japanese

Ryukyu Shimpo Science Club Event at OIST

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 14:00 to 16:00
Auditorium
Ryukyu Shimpo, the local newspaper, organized event for kids at OIST. James Schloss, OIST student, will give a science talk and demonstration.
Graduate School

Academic Mentor’s Meeting

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 14:00 to 15:00
C209, Level C, Center bldg
Academic Mentor's Meeting which is open for all faculty members to go over expectations and duties of the mentors, and discuss any questions about the academic program you may have.
Seminar

Internal Seminar: Wickens Unit and Maruyama Unit

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 17:00 to 18:00
C210
Join us for August's first Internal Seminar Series on August 7, from 17:00 to 18:00 in C210. This month's first seminar features the Neurobiology Research Unit (Jeff Wickens) and the Information Processing Biology Unit (Ichiro Maruyama).

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