@Technical Program
[Monday, August 6]
9:50-10:00
Opening Remarks @R. Yoshida (Chair)
10:00-10:30
IL01 @gTemperature-responsive biointerfaces for cell sheet tissue engineeringh, T.Okano (Tokyo Womenfs Medical University, Japan)
10:30-10:50
CP01 @gResponsive properties of smart poly(amino acid) based gelsh, T. Gyenes and M. Zrinyi (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
10:50-11:20
IL02 @gRecent results on a hydrogel-enzyme oscillator and on microfabricated hydrogel constructsh, R.A.Siegel (University of Minnesota, USA)
11:20-11:40
CP02 @gDesign of self-oscillating gel for biomimetic materialsh, R. Yoshida (The University of Tokyo, Japan)[Lunch]
13:00-13:30
IL03 @gNanocomposite hydrogels as intelligent biomaterialsh, J.Z. Hilt (University of Kentucky, USA)
13:30-13:50
CP03 @gSmart bioconjugated hydrogels that respond to target biomoleculesh, T. Miyata , K. Okawa, C. Ohba, M. Jige and T. Uragami (Kansai University, Japan)
13:50-14:20
IL04 @gAutonomous microfluidics enabled by stimuli-responsive hydrogelsh, H. Jiang (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA)
14:20-14:40
CP04 @gStretching induced director-switching of liquid crystal elastomersh, K. Urayama , R. Mashita, T. Takigawa (Kyoto University, Japan)
[Break]
15:00-15:30
IL05 @gSolvent controlled release from hydrogels under mechanical stressesh, T. Budtova (Ecole des Mines de Paris, France)
15:30-15:50
CP05 @gSlide-ring gels with freely movable cross-linksh, K. Ito (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
15:50-16:20
IL06 @gSpecific and non-specific interactions of guluronate oligomers in alginate and mucin networksh, K. Draget (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)
16:20-16:40
CP06 @gSol-gel transition of gelation hydrogels: dynamic light scattering and rheological studiesh, M. Shibayama (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
17:00-19:00
Poster session ( 57 papers)

[Tuesday, August 7]
9:30-10:00
IL07 @gMultimolecular-assembly of smart block copolymers as nanocarriers for gene and drug deliveryh, K. Kataoka (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
10:00-10:20
CP07 @gDesign of biodegrdable temperature-responsive block copolymers consisting of polydepsipeptide and PEG: the effect of amino acid and the sequence on their sol-gel transitionh, Y. Ohya , H. Yamamoto, K. Nagahama and T. Ouchi (Kansai University, Japan)
10:20-10:40
CP08 @gLipophilic polyelectrolyte gels as super-absorbent polymers for organic solventsh, K. Sada , T. Ono, T. Sugimoto and S. Shinkai (Kyushu University, Japan)
[Break]
11:00-11:30
IL08 @gBiological applications of colloidal hydrogelsh, L.A. Lyon (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
11:30-11:50
. CP09 @gPoly-HEMA/organic salt complex gelsh, H. Kawaguchi (Keio University, Japan)
11:50-12:10
CP10 @gDissipative drying patterns of thermo-sensitive gelsh, T. Okubo , E. Ito, A. Tsuchida and E. Kokufuta (Yamagata University, Japan)
[Lunch]
13:30-14:00
IL09 @gThermosensitive core-shell microgels as carriers for metallic nanoparticlesh, M. Ballauff (University of Bayreuth, Germany)
14:00-14:20
CP11 @gpH-responsive nanogel as new tool for nanobiomaterialsh. Y. Nagasaki (University of Tsukuba, Japan)

IL10 @gSpontaneous forming hydrogels composed of phospholipid polymers for biomedical applicationh, K. Ishihara (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
CP12
gHydrogels on the basis of polyelectrolyte complexes formed by polysaccharidesh, Y. Shchipunov and I. Postnova (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)
[Break]
IL11 @gNanogel engineering and biomedical applicationh, K. Akiyoshi (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
16:00-16:20
CP13 @gAnisotropic gelation induced by rod-like polyelectrolyteh, H. Furukawa , Y. Shigekusa, W. Yang, Y. Osada and J.P. Gong (Hokkaido University, Japan)
16:20-16:50
IL12 @gSelf assembling triblock copolymer gels for materials processing and biomedical applicationsh, K.R. Shull (Northwestern University, USA)
16:50-17:10
CP14 @gControlling coupling reaction of EDC and NHS for preparation of collagen gelh, K. Nam , T. Kimura, A. Kishida (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
17:10-17:50

Review Lecture @gA historical survey of "smart" gelsh, A.S. Hoffman (University of Washington, USA)

18:00-20:00
Banquet

[Wednesday, August 8] IL13 @gElectro responsive gel using ionic liquidsh, M. Doi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
10:00-10:20
CP15 gGel-a potential material as artificial soft tissueh, J.P. Gong (Hokkaido University, Japan) CP16 gAbnormally high contact angles for water on nanocomposite hydrogels with a poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) / clay networkh, K. Haraguchi (Kawamura Institute of Chemical Research, Japan)
[Break]
11:00-11:20
CP17 gPhotoresponsive properties of spirobenzopyran functionalized polymer gelsh, A. Szilagyi , K. Sumaru, S. Sugiura, T. Takagi, T. Shinbo, M. Zrinyi and T. Kanamori (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary)
11:20-11:50
IL14 g"Smart" hydorgels and nanogels for drug delivery and diagnosticsh, P. Stayton (University of Washington, USA) 11:50 Closing Remarks T. Miyata (Vice Chair)