Sohei was born and raised in Shiga, Japan. Then he moved to Nagoya and obtained his B.S. (2012) and M.S. (2014) at Nagoya University, where he worked on the synthetic studies on saxitoxin alkaloids with Prof. Toshio Nishikawa. In September 2015, he joined the Sarpong group to hone his synthetic skills as a visiting scholar.
Email: sohei.u at berkeley dot edu