Hokkaido University Faculty of Advanced Life Science Lab of Soft & Wet Matter (LSW)
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Welcome to the
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.

See What's New in LSW

Sep/14/2022--new--
Prof. Gong delivers an invited talk at Long Feng Science Forum Seminar Series (online).

Jul/20-21/2022--new--
Prof. Gong gives an invited course at Summer School SOFTMAT2022 in Cargèse, France.

Jul/12-22/2022--new--
GI-CoRE will jointly hold an international summer school on soft matter "Summer School SOFTMAT2022" with ESPCI, France. For details, visit the summer school website.

Jun/21/2022--new--
Mr. Masahiro Yoshida won the SPSJ Annual Meeting Poster Award for his presentation "Nanoscale Direct Observation of Network Rupture in Hydrogel using Mechanoradical Polymerization."

Jun/6/2022
Division of Soft Matter Entrance Examination Guidelines for the Summer Selection (Master's and Doctoral for Fall 2022/Spring2023 admission) are now available on Graduate School of Life Science website.

May/25/2022
For the Livestream of Dr. King's funeral Mass scheduled for June 6, viewers just need to go to the church's website at Saint Maria Goretti Catholic Church Hatfield. Partway down the page you will see a Facebook link. This takes the viewer to the livestream.

May/24/2022
Dr. Daniel R. King's funeral Mass to be scheduled for June 6 at 11 am Eastern US time at St. Maria Goretti Parish, Hatfield, PA. If you are far away and/or unable to attend in person, it will be live-streamed for anyone who would like to see it. The instructions will be available later.

May/12/2022
Dr. Tasuku Nakajima receives the SRJ Young Researcher Award for 2021.

May/2/2022
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.

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