Shota Nagasawa was born in Yamagata, Japan. He started studying chemistry in 2008 at Tohoku University and obtained his Ph.D. in 2017 under the supervision of Prof. Yoshiharu Iwabuchi. His Ph.D. work focused on oxidative molecular transformation. In June 2017, he joined Sarpong's group and he is working on natural terpenoid synthesis.
Email: snagasawa at berkeley dot edu