The NextRNA Team

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NextRNA Leadership

NextRNA Team

Pankti Gosar
Computational Biology Co-Op
Matthew Jones
Senior Director/Head Technology Platform
Leon Wert-Lamas, PhD
Senior Scientist, Platform Technology
Cathy Folster
Director of Operations
Kerry McGrath, CPA, MS
Controller/Director of Finance
Andrey Dobroff, PhD
Principal Scientist, Target Validation
Sara LaFleur
Executive Assistant
Amanda Joy
Platform Technology Co-Op
Jason Katz, PhD
VP, Head of Drug Discovery
Nilesh Amatya, PhD
Senior Scientist, Biology
Spencer Truesdell, MEng
Associate Scientist, Biology
JS Cleiftie, MS, MBA
CBO & Head of Finance
Alejandra Raimondi
VP, Head of Biology
Dominique Verhelle, PhD, MBA
Co-Founder, CEO & CSO
Libère Ndacayisaba, PhD
Computational Biologist II
Bhalchandra Rao, PhD
Senior Scientist I, Biology
Zori Vargas
Senior Research Associate I
Dorothy Brach
Senior Scientist, Biology
Ahmed Said
Senior Scientist, Chemistry
Franz Gruswitz, PhD
Director of RNA and Protein Sciences
Anderson Zhao
Senior Scientist, Biology
Aditya Pawar
Bioinformatician II
Lina Freitas, PhD
Senior Operations Manager
Alex Bartlett, MS
Scientist I, Computational Biology
Luisa Coakley
DevOps I
Yoandris Del Toro
Principal Scientist, Biochemistry/Biophysics
Joe Matarlo, PhD
Senior Scientist, RNA and Protein Sciences
Lalit K. Sharma, PhD
Director, Chemistry
Jarnail Singh, PhD
Associate Director, Oncology
Lorena Pantano, PhD
Director, Head of Computational Biology
Julia A Novina, Esq.
Co-founder & CLO


Board Members