The FY2018 members of the Science and Technology Group

The FY2018 members of the Science and Technology Group

This is the FY2018 Annual Report produced by the Science and Technology Group. This work is described below, and reveals a diverse program of research and cultural development complementary to the rest of the OIST programme.

Please refer to the links on the name for each member's Annual Report FY2018.

 

 

STG Associate

Discipline

Brief description of project

 

1.

Mirona Chirienco

Geology

Past climate and environmental change

 

2.

Juanita Choo

Environmental Science

Human impact on the Amazon rainforest and Okinawa

 

3.

Anya Dani

Art Conservation

Preservation of cultural objects in Okinawa museum, especially pottery and old musical instruments

 

4.

Vladimir Dinets

Biology

Behavioral ecology and conservation of Asian birds and mammals

 

5.

Charlotte Fournier

Biophysics

The molecular dynamics of the epidermal growth factor receptor in cell membranes

    6.  Garth Ilsley

Genomics

Regulation of gene expression

 

 7.

Eugene Khaskin

Organometallics

Basic Organometallic Research and Catalysis with Coordination Complexes

 

 8.

Reina Komiya

Biology

Reproductive mechanism including long intergenic non-coding RNAs (lincRNAs) and Chromatin regulation between germ cells and somatic cells

 

 9.

Yohasuke Moriyama

Cell Biology

How the cellular wound healing affect cell physiology and the lifespan

 

 10.

Yoko Nomura

Biotechnology

1. Engineering of catalytic RNAs

2. Analysis and functionalization of natural fibers

 

 11.

Payal Shah

Environmental Economics

Analyze the social and environmental consequences of natural resource management policies and formulate optimal strategies to address environmental challenges such as climate change

 

 12.

Satoshi Takebayashi

Organometallic chemistry

Development of innovative catalysts to activate small molecules based on organometallic chemistry