OIST NetCafé (Online Information Session)


Friday, August 21, 2020 - 15:00




Join the OIST information session with a cup of coffee! This session is for Japanese students currently seeking for opportunities in PhD in STEM. The sessions 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 currently in Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit and Membranology Unit.


Yoshiki Ochiai (OIST PhD student, Year of 2019)

Yoshiki was born and grew up in Osaka, Japan. He studied in life science at Soka University as an undergraduate student. He got a Master degree in Saitama University as well as worked in RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Center (CSRS). He joined in Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit (PI: Prof. Paola Laurino) from May 2020 and have engaged in research related to enzyme engineering. Aside to research on OIST, he often seeks marine living things at beautiful sea in Okinawa and plays Sanshin, an Okinawan musical instrument. He will talk about research and life at OIST.

Mr. Kojiro Suda (OIST PhD student, Year of 2019)

Mr. Suda was born and raised in Osaka, Japan. He studied neurological disorders using the Drosophila model at Kyoto Institute of Technology and received a bachelor's degree at the end of March 2019. After a one-month GAP program, He enrolled in OIST early in May 2019. He is interested in life sciences, especially cell biology and currently conducts research at Membranology Unit (Supervisor: Assistant Professor Keiko Kono) with the theme "What causes cellular senescence?" His hobby is listening to the radio. He plays VR games on holidays.

Targeted Audiences

Anyone interested in PhD and Research Internship at OIST

Event Details & Registration



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