Lakshmi Sastry Dent
Corteva Agriscience, the Ag Division of DowDuPont
Dr. Lakshmi Sastry Dent is an experienced leader in the biotechnology industry. Currently she is an External Technology Leader in R&D at Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont™. Dr. Sastry-Dent joined Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis, in 2008 as a Research Scientist in R&D and has held several roles in the company including Group Leader Discovery Advanced Technologies Development, Group Leader IP Portfolio Development and Global IP Process Leader. She also served as the Director of the Molecular Diagnostics Lab at the Indiana University Vector Production Facility at IU School of Medicine. Dr. Sastry-Dent holds a PhD in Chemistry from Columbia University and trained as a postdoctoral fellow in Molecular Biology at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA.