Yusuke was born and raised in Osaka, Japan. He obtained his bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Kyoto University under the supervision of Prof. Takemoto. In 2012 he joined Prof. Takasu's group at the same university, working on nitrogen-containing heterocycle synthesis and organocatalysis. In June 2016, Yusuke joined our group to study natural product synthesis.
Email:kuroday at berkeley dot edu