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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

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

〇M. Tanaka, 2023/5/29, Invited talk
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, 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