To apply for the course, fill in the online entry form and upload required supporting documentation. All documents must be in English and only in rtf, or pdf formats. Applications without the supporting documentation will be considered to be incomplete.

Please send an email to if you have any questions.

Required Supporting Documentation:
  • Your curriculum vitae
  • Letter of Intent: Provide a statement of your reasons and goals wanting to attend this course.
  • Letter of Support: Provide a letter of reference in support of your application. The letter should come from an individual who are familiar with your academic and research background.

Opening Date: January 31, 2019

Closing Date: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 11:59 PM (PDT)

The application is not complete until you click "Submit".

Applicant Personal Information
This will allow us to make appropriate room assignments.
Please include complete name and address of your university or institution.
e.g.: Postdoc, PhD Student, Technician, etc.
Supporting Documentation
Please upload your CV, including your three most relevant publications.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: rtf pdf.
Please upload an explanation of your research interests and why you want to attend this workshop.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: rtf pdf.
Please upload a letter of recommendation from a scientific adviser or mentor who knows your research well.
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: rtf pdf.
Advisor Information
When an application is submitted, a notice will be sent to this address.
Travel Funding
ALL selected participants will receive free registration, free accommodation, and meals at the course venue. However, OIST travel funding to cover airfare and transportation are very limited. Thus, we strongly recommend students to seek funding to pay for their airfare. Please identify the possible sources of funding to attend the course if you are selected.
About the course
We would like to occasionally send you additional information about OIST programs and workshops. Your email will not be given to outside parties. How you answer this questions has no bearing on your application.