LSW-Laboratory of Soft & Wet Matter, Hokkaido University
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Laboratory of Soft & Wet Matter

LSW at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan ~ We belong to here

We are trying to uncover key design principles that Nature uses to build living things.

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Prof. Gong delivers an invited talk at the 11th International Symposium “Polyelectrolytes 2016”, Moscow, Russia

The First International Symposium on Advanced Soft Matter: Celebrating the kick off for the Global Station for Soft Matter (GSS), GI-CoRE Hokkaido University will be held at Hokkaido University. For details, please visit the GSS website.

Hokkaido University has released "Research Frontiers." Click here to view Prof. Gong's research profile page:Cutting-edge Soft Materials Created With Hydrogels.

Hokkaido Univeristy Global Institution for Collaborative Research and Education (GI-CoRE) has launched a new global station: Global Station for Soft Matter (GSS). Prof. Gong, Dr. Kurokawa, Dr. Nakajima, Dr. Nonoyama, Dr. Sun, and Dr. King are cross-appointed to GI-CoRE.

New member joined our lab!

Our work "Yielding Criteria of Double Network Hydrogels" has been selected as a February's Top 20 Most Downloaded Articles on Macromolecules.

Our work "Swim bladder collagen forms hydrogel with macroscopic superstructure by diffusion induced fast gelation" has been selected as a Hot Article for 2015 on Journal of Materials Chemistry B.