Taku Yoshiya is general manager of the research and planning division of Peptide Institute, Inc. (Osaka, Japan). He received B.Sc. in 2006, and Ph.D. in 2010 from Kyoto Pharmaceutical University (Kyoto, Japan) under supervision of Prof. Yoshiaki Kiso. Meanwhile, he was a research fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science from 2008 to 2011. After he joined Peptide Institute, Inc. in 2011, he gained experience in customer service and product planning as well as peptide synthesis and research management, then, became general manager in 2019. His research interest includes chemical synthesis of peptide/protein and development of biology-oriented chemical tools.