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Spring Verdure Issue (May)


Gracing an authoritative academic award

Professor Kuniaki Tatsuta receives the Japan Academy Award

On March 13th, Professor Kuniaki Tatsuta of the Faculty of Science and Engineering received the 99th Japan Academy Award. The category of the award was "Total Synthesis of Bioactive Natural Products using Carbohydrates". Since 1911, this award has been presented by the Japan Academy to particularly outstanding academic research, and it is the most authoritative of all academic awards. The award ceremony, which is scheduled to be held in June, includes attendance by the Emperor and Empress of Japan.