Licensing & Ventures Group

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Lakshmi Narayanan

Licensing Analyst

Lakshmi is a Licensing Analyst, supporting LVG’s life sciences portfolio. In this role, she works with University of Virginia researchers on the development of their technologies of interest to evaluate for patentability; manages subsequent patenting matters; and identifies potential commercial partners.

Lakshmi is a PhD-trained scientist with experience in microbiology, biochemistry and molecular biology applied to life sciences and diagnostics applications.


  • Ph.D Biological Sciences Dept of Biological Sciences, Mississippi State University
  • M.S. Biomedical Genetics Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India
  • B.S. Biotechnology Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, India