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Live Up to Your Lab's Potential
Biotechnology has not lived up to its potential because of the irreproducibility of results.
AbioBot optimizes laboratory automation to turn opportunity into reality.
ACCURATE
Our robots optimize throughput and guarantee accuracy of results, whereas manual execution introduces human error and literally takes years.
FLEXIBLE
Our LabBench interface makes selecting, changing, and executing protocols simple for lab assistants. It also allows for the use of all wetware and devices with no programming burden. This makes AbioBot easier to use than more difficult pre-existing technology.
AFFORDABLE
The inflexibility of previous technology has made it cost inefficient for small labs to invest in laboratory automation. AbioBot can handle a multitude of protocols, exponentially increasing its value.
"If robots can drive cars and double as vacuum cleaners, they can do science too. Or at least be personal assistants. At AbioBot, we feel that all scientists should have a robotic assistant."
RAGHU MACHIRAJU
PhD, Cofounder

The Platform
AbioBot has developed the most flexible and efficient laboratory automation technology around 3 essential components.
"SEES"
Cameras automatically calibrate for full adaptive capabilities.
"SENSES"
Machine vision algorithms manage wetlab process.
GAN
Gan — Chinese for "senses" — is the groundbreaking monitor of AbioBot’s protocol execution. Thanks to its advanced cameras, sensors, and machine vision algorithms, AbioBot manages and adapts to all aspects of the wetlab process.
This includes finding and identifying well plates, tracking pipette tips, and detecting errors.

 AUTOMATIC CAMERA CALIBRATION
 MULTIPLE CAMERA STREAMS
 INTEGRATION OF SENSORS
BOT
The Gan is incorporated into a pipette automating robot, with flexible and easily operated features. Our Bot is built upon an open platform, allowing users to diverge from original functions without requiring a programmer to alter the source code.
AbioBot uses Opentrons hardware for its products.

 15 MICROPLATE CAPACITY
SOFTWARE
AbioBot’s LabBench Interface uses three functional components to build a better user experience for monitoring experiments.
LabSmith allows users to author and edit protocols. LabSense binds materials to objects on the bench by interacting with Gan, while LabCloud automatically uploads logs, videos, and status reports to your cloud.

 MOBILE ALERTS WHEN PROBLEMS DETECTED.
 STANDARD PARTS & DEVICES NOT REQUIRED.
Protocols
AbioBot’s LabSmith component can import thousands of protocols, lab procedures, and notebooks from sites such as Protocols.io and WebWetWare.
 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)
 ELIZA
 Serial Dilution
 Pooling
And thousands of other protocols, procedures, and notebooks!
About us
AbioBot is a protocol that involves mixing established experts from a half-dozen academic fields, combined with years of experimentation and improvements.

Learn more about AbioBot’s innovative Gan technology.
CONSULTATION
The experts at AbioBot can help you use our groundbreaking Gan technology to develop turnkey solutions for your laboratory or industrial needs.
PROTOCOL DEVELOPMENT
We can help you incorporate AbioBot technology into your lab and help you to develop protocols for your needs.
ABOUT US
Our Company: AbioBot, Inc. is an Ohio start-up co-founded in 2015 by Raghu Machiraju along with Ken Rinaldo, Kun Huang, Trademark Gunderson and Chaitanya Kulkarni—all from The Ohio State University. Following the successful completion of the San Francisco-based tech accelerator program, IndieBio, we adapted our AI-powered technology to various hardware platforms. AbioBot filed a US provisional patent in 2017 and a full US utility patent in 2018 with the assistance of the law firm, DLA Piper. As of August 2018, AbioBot became an engaged client of Rev1 Ventures, an entrepreneur service provider in Columbus, Ohio.

Our Team: Raghu Machiraju, CEO, led the formation and initial funding of AbioBot. He is a tenured professor at The Ohio State University with 30+ years in Computer Science, Biomedical Informatics, and Pathology and the inaugural Executive Director of the Translational Data Analytics Institute. Raghu has led many projects in the applied AI space and is highly knowledgeable in both computer science and biotechnology and has regularly engaged with investors.

Jany Chan, CSO, has 12+ years of research experience in academic and government laboratories with degrees in Molecular Genetics, Plant Biology, and Microbiology in addition to Computer Science with a specialization in Artificial Intelligence. Jany is a member of ADVANCE’s REACH for Commercialization for women and manages the development of AbioBot’s AI technology and its integration into customer workflows.

Heath Bowers, President of Sales and Marketing, has 19+ years of industry experience in the life sciences, including developing ABITEC’s North America lipid excipient business and leading the research and development team at VWR, LLC at Solon, Ohio. Based on his own entrepreneurial experience through QURA Scientific, Heath is focused on securing new commercial opportunities for AbioBot.

Our Partners: Opentrons has provided the current hardware platforms. Urbity and Knowble designed AbioBot's UI, as well as building this website. BigKittyLabs used various software stacks to collaborate with AbioBot and create our UX. BiggerTuna developed the lighting platforms required for AbioBot to design Gan.

Raghu Machiraju, is one of the cofounders of AbioBot and has continued to labor on. For aBiobot, he serves as a fundraiser, software architect, experimental engineer (and at times handyman and taxman!). In his other life, he is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University. Raghu, to his credit, has many years of scholarship in visualization, data analysis, computer vision, and building platforms and systems.
Raghu Machiraju
CEO, Cofounder

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Jany Chan
CSO


Phani Machiraju brings her extensive experience in project management to the enterprise. Further, she is developing marketing strategies and customer relationships while supporting in other administrative tasks related to day-to-day operations.
Heath Bowers
President of Sales and Marketing
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