Meet the team

Jake Becraft, Ph.D.

CEO, Co-founder

Tasuku Kitada, Ph.D.

President, Head of R&D, Co-founder

Samta Kundu, MBA

Chief Operating Officer

Joe Barberio, B.A.

Director, mRNA Process Development

Aalok Shah, M.S.

Associate Director, mRNA Nanoparticle Formulation Development

Jaspreet Khurana, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Molecular Biology

Ryan Sowell, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist, Immuno-Oncology

Anna Simon, Ph.D

Associate Principal Scientist, Synthetic Biology

Weiyu Zhao, Ph.D.

Scientist, mRNA Nanoparticle Formulation Development

Alexander Lemaire, B.S.

Scientist, mRNA Process Development

Zhijun Su, B.S.

Senior Associate Scientist II, Cancer Biology

Michelle Kerns, B.S.

Associate Scientist, In Vivo Discovery

Ashley Njiru, B.S.

Associate Scientist II, Molecular Biology

Kavya Borde, B.S.

Associate Scientist I, Molecular Biology

Danny Gately, B.S.

Associate Scientist II, mRNA Process Development

Aidan Coia, B.S.

Associate Scientist, pDNA Process Development

Kevin Shi, Ph.D.

Principal Scientist, Data Analytics and Machine Learning

Jacob Moginot, M.S.

Scientist, mRNA Nanoparticle Formulation Development

Tyler Cabral, B.S.

Talent Acquisition Manager

Ashoka Madduri, M.B.A., Ph.D.

Senior Director, Business Development

Jean Balch, B.S.

Executive Administrator

Rachel Stilling, B.S.

Senior Lab Manager
Scientific advisory board

Prof. Darrell J. Irvine, Ph.D.

Scientific Co-founder

Prof. Ron Weiss, Ph.D.

Scientific Co-founder

Prof. K. Dane Wittrup, Ph.D.

Scientific Advisor
Clinical advisory board

Mark W. Frohlich, M.D.

Clinical Advisor