Academic Activities

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@Kyoto International Conference Center 

〇Y. Fujii, S. Yasuda, T. Tominaga, D. Murakami, S. Shiomoto, M. Tanaka, H. Seto, N. Torikai
Water Dynamics in Water-Insoluble Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) and its Biocompatibility at the Interface, 2023/12/13, Oral
〇K. Miyazaki, M. Kawahara, T. Anada, M. Tanaka
Three-dimensional cell culture on the surface of polymer substrates with different amounts of bound water, 2023/12/15, Oral
〇K. Yokota, M. Tanaka, S. Kobayashi, S. Yusa
Water-Soluble Polymer Micelles Composed of Biocompatible Amphiphilic Diblock Copolymers, 2023/12/15, Oral

The 24th Ries-Hokudai International Symposium「Kai」
@Akira Suzuki Hall, Hokkaido University

〇Takahisa Anada
A nucleic acid prodrug for increasing intracellular ATP levels, 2023/12/7, Invited talk

Bio-inspired and bio-integrated materials in accelerating technologies
@Suzhou, China

〇Li Junjie
Stimuli-responsive polymersomes-based activable therapeutic nanoreactors for tumorspecific cancer therapy, 2023/12/2, Oral
〇Wen Panyue, Li Junjie, Masaru Tanaka
A new polyoxazoline-based biocompatible coating for high performance medical devices, 2023/12/2, Poster

6th G’L’owing Polymer Symposium in KANTO
〇Md Abu Saleh, Yuji Higuchi, Shohei Shiomoto, Takahisa Anada, Masaru Tanaka
Investigating water dynamics in protein stabilizing hydrated osmolytes and zwitterionic polymers by all-atom molecular dynamics simulation, 2023/11/25, Oral
〇Enas Sakkaamini, Rubaiya Anjum, ANADA Takahisa, Masaru Tanaka
Development of Osmolyte-bearing Polymers for Protein Stabilization, 2023/11/25, Oral


〇Masaru Tanaka
Functional nanomaterials for biomedical devices: The intermediate water
concept, 2023/11/10, Plenary Talk


〇Masaru Tanaka, 2023/10/27, Plenary talk
Nanobiomaterials for medical devices: in the intermediate water concept


〇Masaru Tanaka, 2023/9/18, Plenary talk
Design Of Multi-Functional Polymeric Biomaterials Based On The Intermediate Water Concept

International Symposium for the 80th Anniversary of the Tohoku Branch of the Chemical Society of Japan (2023 Joint Meeting of the Tohoku Area Chemistry Societies)

 Aobayama Commons, Tohoku University
 Centennial Hall (Kawauchi Hagi Hall)

〇Masaru Tanaka, 2023/9/8, Invited talk
Design of Multi-functional Polymeric Biomaterials Based on the Intermediate Water Concept

Polymer Meeting 15 (PM15)
@Bratislava, Slovakia

〇Masaru Tanaka, 2023/9/4-7, Plenary talk
Design of multi-functional polymeric biomaterials based on the intermediate water concept

3rd International Meet on Nanotechnology (NANOMEET2023)

〇Masaru Tanaka, 2023/8/17, Plenary talk
Design of Multi-functional Nanobiomaterials Based on the Intermediate Water Concept

9th International Conference on Bioengineering and Biotechnology (ICBB 2023)
@Brunel University, London, United Kingdom 
〇Masaru Tanaka, 2023/8/10, Plenary talk
Biocompatible surfaces for biomedical devices base on the intermediate water concept

The 13th SPSJ International Polymer Conference(IPC2023)
@Sapporo Convention Center, Hokkaido

〇K. Fukushima, Y. Watanabe, Y. Ota, M. Tanaka, T. Kato, 2023/7/20, Oral
Synthesis of Ether-Functionalized Heterocyclic Monomers and Organocatalytic Polymerization

17th International Summer Schools on “Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies, Organic Electronics & Nanomedicine”(ISSON23)
@Thessaloniki, Greece

〇Masaru Tanaka, 2023/7/8, Invited talk
Polymeric Biomaterials Science: Roles of Biointerfacial Water on Biocomaptibility

20th International Conference on Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies (NN23)
@Thessaloniki, Greece

〇M. Tanaka, S. Kobayashi, S. Nishimura, K. Nishida, S. Shiomoto, D. Murakami, T. Anada, 2023/7/6, Keynote talk
Design of Multi-functional Biomaterials for Advanced Medical Devices: The Intermediate Water Concept

E-MRS Spring Meeting 2023
@Centre-Strasbourg, France

〇M. Tanaka, 2023/5/29, Tutorial Lecture
Design and Synthesis of Functional Biomaterials -Intermediate Water Concept for Medical Devices

72nd SPSJ Annual Meeting
@G Messe, Gunma

〇K. Fujiura, M. Naito, L. Negishi, T. Kujirai, Y. Tanaka, A. Yamamoto, S. Ohta, H. Kurumizaka, M. Tanaka, K. Miyata, 2023/5/25, Oral
Functional evaluation of poly(vinyl ether)-modified gold colloids with both biocompatibility and cell adhesion
〇S. Shiomoto, K. Inoue, H. Higuchi, S. Nishimura, H. Takaba, M. Kobayashi, M. Tanaka, 2023/5/26, Oral
Differences of Hydration Water Amount Bound to Phosphobetaine, Sulfobetaine, and Carboxybetaine-type Polymers

Design of Functional Biomaterials: Intermediate Water Concept for Advanced Medical Devices: Nano Seminar series
@Cory Hall, University of California, Berkeley

〇Masaru Tanaka, 2023/3/24, Invited talk
Design of Functional Biomaterials: Intermediate Water Concept for Advanced Medical Devices


〇Masaru Tanaka, 2023/2/6, Plenary talk
Role of Interfacial Water in Determining the Interactions of Proteins and Cells with Hydrated Materials


The 17th Pacific Polymer Conference
@Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre/ Australia

〇Aki Kashiwazaki, Shingo Kobayashi, Shigeru Yao, Masaru Tanaka, 2022/12/14, Oral
Synthesis of Side-Chain Crystalline Block Copolymers (SCCBCs) as surface modifiers for biomaterials

The 32nd Annual Meeting
@Industry & Trade center and Hatoba Kaikan

〇Hideki Seto, Taiki Tominaga, Daiki Murakami, Yoshihisa Fujii, Shohei Shiomoto, Masaru Tanaka, 2022/12/5, Invited talk
Quasi-elastic Neutron Scattering Studies on Hydration Water at Bio-compatible Polymers
〇Shohei Shiomoto, Kaito Inoue, Hayato Higuchi, Shin-nosuke Nishimura, Hiromitsu Takaba, Motoyasu Kobayashi, Masaru Tanaka, 2022/12/5, Oral
Comparison of Hydration Behaviors between Polymers Containing Choline Phosphate and Phosphorylcholine
〇Kaito Yokota, Masaru Tanaka, Shingo Kobayashi, Shin-ichi Yusa, 2022/12/6, Poster
Polymer Micelles Formed from Biocompatible Amphiphilic Diblock Copolymers bearing Carboxybetaine Pendants

The 3rd Kyushu-Mainz Chemistry Symposium
@Inamori Center, Kyushu University 
〇Michiharu Kawahara, Miyazaki Kotomu, Takahisa Anada, Masaru Tanaka, 2022/12/1, Oral
Control of cell adhesion and behavior by the water-containing polymer coatings
〇Bünyamin Aydin, 2022/12/1, Oral
Supramolecular self-assembly of peptide conjugates


〇Masaru Tanaka, 2022/11/21, Invited talk
Design of Biocompatible Polymers for Advanced Medical Devices using the Intermediate Water Concept

7th Edition of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology Virtual (V-Applied2022)
〇Masaru Tanaka, 2022/10/28, Plenary talk
Design of Biocompatible Soft-Materials for Advanced Medical Devices by the Intermediate Water Concept

2nd Global Summit and Expo on Biotechnology and Bioscience (GSEBB2022)
〇M. Tanaka*, S. Kobayashi, S. Nishimura, K. Nishida, S. Shiomoto, D. Murakami, T. Anada, 2022/10/20, Plenary talk
Design and Synthesis of Biocompatible Polymers base on the Intermediate Water Concept

〇Md Azizul HAQUE, Daiki MURAKAMI, Masaru TANAKA, 2022/8/4, Oral
Surface interaction analysis of human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVECs) on the poly (2-methoxyethyl acrylate (PMEA) analogous


○Masaru Tanaka
Design of biocompatible materials for advanced medical devices, 2022/05/21, Invited talk


@Pacifico Yokohama & Online
〇Shin-nosuke Nishimura, Kei Nishida, Tomoya Ueda, Masaru Tanaka
Smart Vinyl Polymers Inspired from Poly(vinyl-2-pyrrolidone): A Promising Alternative to Conventional Biocompatible Synthetic Polymers, 2021/12/14, Oral
〇Daiki Murakami, Shin-nosuke Nishimura, Yukiko Tanaka, Masaru Tanaka
Observation of Repulsion Layer on Blood Compatible Polymer by Frequency Modulated Atomic Force Microscopy, 2021/12/14, Oral

The 13th International IUPAC Conference/ POLYSOLVAT-13
〇Masaru Tanaka, 2021/11, Invited talk


〇Masaru Tanaka
The Role of Interfacial Water in Material /Protein/Cell interactions Design of Biocompatible Materials based on the Intermediate Water Concept, 2021/10/18, Keynote talk

The International Bioprocessing Association Subject Conference (IBASC-2021)
〇Masaru Tanaka
Design of Biocompatible Materials for Advanced Medical Devices and Tissue Engineering, 2021/08/05, Keynote talk 

The 4th Aquaphotomics International Conference 
〇Masaru Tanaka,2021/03/21, Invited talk 
Role of interfacial water in determining the interaction of proteins and cells with hydrated materials



〇Masaru Tanaka, Poster/Online
Design and synthesis of soft biomaterials based on intermediate water states
〇Shinnosuke Nishimura, Poster/Online
pH-Responsive Hairpin Deptide to Regulate Cell A tinity for New class DDS Carrier
〇Tomoya Ueda, Poster/Online
Effect of grafting density at PMEA/water Interface on Interfacial Structure Formation and Blood Compatibility

3rd G’L’owing Polymer Symposium in KANTO (GPS-K 2020)

〇Rubaiya Anjum, Kei Nishida, Haruka Matsumoto, Daiki Murakami, Shingo Kobayashi, Takahisa Anada, Masaru Tanaka, 2020/11/28, Oral
Fibroblast behavior on Biocompatible PMEA Analogous Polymers

2nd Global Congress and Expo on Biomaterials
〇Masaru Tanaka,2020/05/11, Invited talk 
Intermediate water content is a good predictor of biological responses to materials and is using for high-through put materials discovery

「Aquatic Functional Materials」The 1st International Workshop in Heidelberg
@Heidelberg University (Germany)

〇Masaru Tanaka
Design of Polymeric Biomaterials: The “Intermediate Water Concept, 2020/3/4, Oral
〇Kei Nishida, Hiroki Uehara, Takahisa Anada, Shingo Kobayashi, Masaru Tanaka
Emerging Attractive Interaction of Biocompatible Aquatic-Materials with Plasma Membrane, 2020/3/4, Poster
〇Toshiki Sonoda, Shingo Kobayashi, Masaru Tanaka
Effect of Side-Chain Spacing of Poly(2-Methoxyethyl Acrylate) on Hydration States, 2020/3/4,Poster


2019 International Conference on Materials Science and Engineering
@Kyoto Research Park

〇Masaru Tanaka
Design of Soft-Biomaterials The Intermediate Water Concept, 2019/12/27, Invited talk 

Materials Research Meeting 2019
@Yokohama Symposia

〇Masaru Tanaka
Design of Soft-Biomaterials Based on Intermediated Water Contents, 2019/12/12,Invited talk 

China-Japan Biopolymer Symposium
@The University of Kitakyushu

〇Kei Nishida,Shingo Kobayashi,Takahisa Anada,Tomoya Ueda,Masaru Tanaka
Effect of Interfacial Poly(2-methoxyethyl acrylate) Analogue on Cell Attachment, 2019/11/7, Poster
〇Shin-nosuke Nishimura,Tomoya Ueda,Shingo Kobayashi,Masaru Tanaka
Synthesis of Antithrombotic Silsesquioxane/PMEA Hybrid via Thiol-initiated Radical Polymerization for Exceeding the Limitation of Coatability and Stability of PMEA Homopolymer, 2019/11/7, Poster
〇Hiroki Uehara,Kei Nishida,Shingo Kobayashi,Masaru Tanaka
Evaluation of Cellular Uptake Behavior of Water-Solble PMEA Analogs Having Different Hydration State, 2019/11/7, Poster

The7th Asian Biomaterials Congress
@Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center/Australia

〇Tomoya Ueda,Daiki Murakami,Masaru Tanaka
Analysis of Interaction Between Nano-Structures and Fibrinogen at Blood-Compatible, 2019/10/15, Poster
〇Yuto Segami,Tomoya Ueda,Daiki Murakami,Masaru Tanaka
Control of Interfacial Structures and Protein Adsorption by the Composition of Blood-Compatible Random Copolymers, 2019/10/15, Poster
〇Daiki Murakami,Nami Mawatari,Tosiki Sonoda,Aki Kashiwazaki,Masaru Tanaka
Effect of Molecular Weight of Poly(2-methoxyethyl acrylate) on Interfacial Structure and Biocompatibility, 2019/10/15, Oral

4th International Conference on Bioinspired and Zwitterionic Materials
2019/6/16-17, Rolduc Abbey, Kerkrade, the Netherlands

〇Shohei Shiomoto, Kazuo Yamaguchi, Hiroki Uehara, Masaru Tanaka and Motoyasu Kobayashi
Thermal Analysis of Bound Water Restrained by Poly(2-methacryloyloxyethyl inverse‐phosphorylcholine), 2019/6/17, P-22, Poster

2019/4/3-6, Washington State Convention Center/Seattle, WA, USA

〇Masaru Tanaka, Design of soft-biomaterials based on the interfacial water structure for advanced medical devices, 2019/4/4, 5:27 PM 300 Thought Leader: Allan Hoffman-Part 2, Invited talk

Challenges for Biomaterials Design and Applications to Accelerating Healthcare Innovation