OIST Caféとは、コーヒー片手にカジュアルに参加できる、理系の学生のためのサイエンスカフェです。沖縄科学技術大学院(OIST)での博士課程、リサーチインターンシップ、また様々なサイエンスワークショップについて紹介されます。分野の壁を越え、教育・研究を全て英語で行っているユニークな環境、さらに学生の85%が外国人というOISTの博士課程についても、OIST現役学生及び修了生の視点からの大学生活紹介があります。OISTってどんな大学院?英語の必要なレベルは?卒業後のキャリアオプションとは?など、あなたの疑問に全てお答えします!


OIST NetCafé (オンライン大学院説明会)




Rio Kashimoto (OIST PhD Student, Year of 2019)

Rio Kashimoto was born and raised in Kyoto, where she explored her academic career before coming to OIST. She is a PhD student in Marine Eco-Evo-Devo unit of Prof. Vincent Laudet. During her PhD, she assesses genetic perspectives for clown fish hosting giant sea anemone life in Okinawa. She has investigated the occurrence of duplication of fluorescent protein gene in 18 species of coral genomes in Marine Genomics Unit- Prof. Satoh (Co-supervisor). From an early age, she hoped to have a career in (Zoological & Medical) science and evolution. In 2019, she graduated from her master’s degree at Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, majoring in Oncology. She is especially interested in understanding and applying genomic novelties that explain the evolutionary success of symbiotic organisms, an important theme behind her PhD thesis. During her free time, she likes running, swimming and traveling.

Dan Kozome (OIST PhD Student, Year of 2019)

Dan was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. He received his B.S and M.S degrees in Agriculture at the University of the Ryukyus. He was a research intern at Protein Engineering and Evolution Unit (PI: Assistant Professor Paola Laurino) for three months and decided to pursue his PhD in the Unit. He is currently working on how proteins acquire their function during evolution. He likes doing workouts and playing football. He would like to share his experiences during his Research Internship and PhD life at OIST.