Aparaajita is a senior associate at Orange Grove Bio (“OGB”). She is a Ph.D. at Yale University studying RNA Biochemistry. Her thesis work focuses on the using RNA sensors called riboswitches as a method of identifying novel antibiotic pharmacophores for Gram-negative bacteria. At Orange Grove Bio, she is eager to learn more about the process of company creation for biotechs and understanding how investment decisions are made. Aparaajita obtained her B.A. in Genetics at UC Berkeley.