The Provost Lecture Series

The Provost Lecture Series provide an opportunity to celebrate milestones in the careers of OIST faculty members. It will recognize newly promoted professors and those who have received prestigious awards. It will highlight faculty achievements and create a space for retiring professors to talk about their research accomplishments and lessons learned over the course of their career. It is a way to celebrate OIST faculty, introduce them to the broader OIST community, acknowledge their research successes, share about their teaching and mentorship of students, and honor their service to the university.




September 22, 16:00-17:30, B250: Christine Luscombe, pi-Conjugated Polymers Unit

October 3, 16:00-17:30, B250: Hidetoshi Saze, Plant Epigenetics Unit 

・Date (TBA) :Yabing Qi, Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit

March 21, 16:00-17:30, B250 :Satoshi Mitarai, Marine Biophysics Unit


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Series 1

Date: November 1, 2022

Speaker: Ichiro Maruyama, Information Processing Biology Unit

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Series 2

Date: November 15, 2022

Speaker: Mahesh Bandi, Nonlinear and Non-equilibrium Physics Unit

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Series 3

Date: December 14, 2022

Speaker: Tom Bourguignon, Evolutionary Genomics Unit

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Series 4

Date: January 24, 2023

Speaker: Paola Laurino, Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit

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Series 5

Date: February 16, 2023

Speaker: Ulf Skoglund, Structural Cellular Biology Unit, Dean of Graduate School

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Series 6

Date: March 30, 16:00-17:45, B250

Speaker: Simone Pigolotti, Biological Complexity Unit

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Series 7

Date: April 20, 16:00-17:45, B250

Speaker: Izumi Fukunaga, Sensory and Behavioural Neuroscience Unit

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