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Prakrit Jena, PhD

Co-Founder and CTO

Dr. Prakrit Jena is the CTO and co-founder of Lime Therapeutics. Prior to co-founding Lime, Prakrit invented the company's core LipidSense technology platform as a Senior Research Scientist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. His work in Dr. Dan Heller's Cancer Nanomedicine laboratory has led to over 20 publications and 2 patents in the field of applied nanotechnology. Dr. Jena obtained his Bachelor's degree in Physics and Mathematics from Illinois Wesleyan University, and his Master's and PhD in Physics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, working in the single molecule biophysics laboratory of Dr. Taekjip Ha. He completed an NIH T-32 Training Fellowship with Dr. Heller at Memorial Sloan Kettering.