newPress Release: Bio-inspired hydrogel can rapidly switch to rigid plastic

Hokkaido University has issued a press release on a new gel showing an instant thermal stiffening. The study was conducted by Dr. Nonoyama and Dr. Gong and their colleagues. For details, please check the full press release on Hokkaido University website below: Bio-inspired hydrogel can rapidly switch to rigid plastic

Press Release: Getting glued in the sea

Hokkaido University has issued a press release on a new underwater adhesive. The study was conducted by Dr. Gong and her team. For details, please check the full press release on Hokkaido University website below: Getting glued in the sea

GSS Seminar on November 18, 2019

Global Station for Soft Matter will be holding a GSS seminar as below: Date: Monday, November 18, 2019 Time: 16:00 – 17:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery Bldg. Title: Biomimetic Materials for Protein and Cell Delivery Lecturer: Dr. Yong Wang, Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering Pennsylvania State University

The 7th International Life-Science Symposium on November 1, 2019

The 7th International Life-Science Symposium (ILSS) will be held as below. The ILSS is a symposium organized by IGP (International Graduate Program) doctoral courses students with the support of Hokkaido University and Global Institution for Collaborative Research and Education (GI-CoRE), and it aims to give young researchers the opportunity to present their work to an read more

GSS Seminar on September 19, 2019

Global Station for Soft Matter will be holding a GSS seminar as below: Date: Thursday, September 19, 2019 Time: 16:00 – 17:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery Bldg. Title: Water Content and Lubricity of Aqueous Gels Lecturer: Dr. Angela Pitenis, Assistant Professor, Materials Department, University of California, Santa Barbara

New Member on July 1, 2019

We are pleased to announce a new member to the Hokkaido University Unit. Dr. Eiji Kondo Professor, Center for Sports Medicine, Hokkaido University Hospital We look forward to collaborative work in the near future!

GSS International Mini-Symposium “Soft Matter Deformation and Function” on July 17, 2019

GSS is pleased to announce an upcoming event, GSS International Mini-Symposium “Soft Matter Deformation and Function.” Poster Download                         Program Download Date/Time: Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 13:00-18:10 (Registration 12:30) Location   : Conference Room (CRIS Building, 5th Floor) Pre-registration: Not-required Fees: Free Contact: Office read more

1st Dr. Clark Research Symposium on June 17, 2019

The GSS is delighted to announce an upcoming symposium series. The very first memorable session invites Dr. Bryan Coughlin from The University of Massachusetts Amherst as the following: Date: Monday, June 17, 2019 Time: 16:00 – 17:00 Place: Community Hall, Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery Title: Polymer Membranes: Designing next generation separators and transport mediators read more