Hokkaido University-ImPACT Joint Symposium “International Symposium on Advanced Soft Matter: From Single Molecule to Tough Polymers” was held on August 7th and 8th, 2017 at Hokkaido University. This symposium was jointly organized by GSS and ImPACT’s Ito Program, a research and development program by JST and the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan. The Joint Symposium read more
The International Soft Matter Summer School “From single molecules to materials” was held from July 30th to August 11th. Please click here for details.
“The 5th International Life-Science Symposium (5th ILSS)” will be held on October 28, 2017 organized by doctoral course students from the International Graduate Program (IGP), part of Graduate School of Life Science and Global Station for Soft Matter, GI-CoRE. The deadline for oral/poster presentation is September 25, 2017. For details, click here.
Hokkaido University issued a press release on “Allergies: cross-reactivity between cypress pollen and peaches/citrus fruits finally explained”. Dr. Tomoyasu Aizawa from Global Station for Soft Matter is among the researchers for this work.
International workshop on “Active Soft Matter and Ethology” will be held on August 4, 2017 organized by Research Center of Mathematics for Social Creativity (RIES) and GI-CoRE Soft Matter. For details, click here.
Dr. Wei Hong from Iowa State University, US, will be delivering the seminar “Mechanics of a Magneto Self-Healing Soft Composite”on Friday July 14 from 3:00 p.m. at the Community Hall (1st floor) Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery, Hokkaido University.
The CNN Digital Studios series, titled Vision: The Future of Japan, is the biggest series to date produced by CNN Digital Studios in London. Research for “the tough, bendable fabric combines hydrogels” of Global Station for Soft Matter has been introduced on it. Please visit the blow link. Revolutionary gel is five times stronger than read more
Dr. Cécile Monteux from ESPCI, France will be delivering the seminar “GENERATION AND STABILITY OF FOAMS MADE FROM PHYSICAL GELS” on Monday July 10 from 10:00a.m. at the Community Hall (1st floor) Shionogi Innovation Center for Drug Discovery, Hokkaido University.
The following members joined GSS. Hokkaido University Unit Dr. Shigeru Kuroda, Assistant Professor, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University Dr. Toshiyuki Nakagaki, Professor, Research Center of Mathematics for Social Creativity, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University Dr. Katsuhiko Sato, Associate Professor, Research Institute for Electronic Science, Hokkaido University Dr. Masahiko Takahata, Associate Professor, read more
The following assistant professor and fellows joined GSS. Hokkaido University Unit Dr. Lei Wang, Assistant Professor, Department of Cancer Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University Dr. Honglei Guo, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Advanced Transdisciplinary Sciences, Faculty of Advanced Life Science, Hokkaido University Dr. Tomas Sedlacik, Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Advanced Transdisciplinary Sciences, Faculty of read more