Priya Togarrati, PhD 

 Scientist

 Priya Togarrati is the Scientist II, Translational Sciences at Kriya Therapeutics. Dr. Togarrati joins Kriya from Eat JUST Inc., where as a Cell Line Development Scientist she developed stable mammalian cell lines and developed analytical assays to characterize the candidate manufacturing cell lines. Prior to Eat JUST Inc., Priya was Staff Scientist-I at Vitalant Research Institute, her work focused in the field of cellular therapy and she worked on derivation and characterization of human hematopoietic, endothelial and mesenchymal stem cells from primary tissues and pluripotent cell sources, and developing functional assays to test their potency in in vitro and in vivo mice models.  

 Dr. Togarrati has received her PhD in cancer genetics from Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India. She completed her postdoctoral research at University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of California, San Francisco in the fields of hematopoietic stem cells and transplantation immunology. Dr. Togarrati received her undergraduate degree in zoology from Khallikote College, India