Hokkaido University Faculty of Advanced Life Science Lab of Soft & Wet Matter (LSW)
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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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Division of Soft Matter, Graduate School of Life Science, Online Information Session will be hosted by the division's exam committee. For details, please visit the division website.

Dr. Tasuku Nakajima receives the SRJ Young Researcher Award for 2021.

LSW and TSM will hold a memorial gathering for Dr. Daniel R. King on Sunday, May 5th at the University Centennial Hall. The event is open to all who would like to attend and remember Dr. King. For those unable to attend, a live stream will be available. For details, visit here.

It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we inform you of the death of our colleague and good friend, Dr. Daniel R. King. He passed away unexpectedly in an accident on May 1st. Everyone at LSW and TSM is still in utter shock and disbelief. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. May he rest in peace.

Dr. Nakajima has been awarded the title of Distinguished Researcher at Hokkaido University.

New member joined our lab!

Congratulations to Dr. Hailong Fan, currently a member of WPI-ICReDD Gong Group, winning the Award for Encouragement of Research in Polymer Science, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan (2021)

Congratulations to our former member Dr. Daniel King for receiving the ACS Polymer Materials division 2022 Young Investigators Award!

Dr. Xueyu Li has received an assistant professor position at Faculty of Advanced Life Science.

Prof. Kurokawa's new lab's website is open.

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