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A home "pregnancy test " look alike kit to detect HIV Virus using nanotechnology

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Biotechnology
  • Location Berkeley, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

We developed an easy to use Do-it-yourself (DIY) kits that are affordable but give accurate result to detect HIV Virus. Any untrained person can process whole blood from a fingerstick. The sample can be collected anywhere in the world for immediate point-of-care testing. Users do not require any training to operate. Filtering, mixing, diluting, and preserving usually performed by lab technician not a problem anymore.


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    Christopher Ategeka

    Chris is an Engineer, innovator, inventor and Entrepreneur. He became a total Orphan after losing both his parents because of the HIV virus. He was the oldest of five children. Chris became the head of the household and caretaker of his siblings at the ripe old age of seven years an experience that was a foundation to his leadership abilities.
    Chris holds a BS and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and

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    Anwaar Al-Zireeni

    Anwaar is a recent UC Berkeley graduate with a Bachelors of Science in Bioengineering. She has been a researcher at the UC Berkeley Molecular Cell Biomechanics Laboratory since early 2010, and was invited to present her work at the 2011 Biomedical Engineering Society Conference in Hartford, CN. Her academic and research experiences have allowed her to develop an interest in the translation of biomedical research into novel clinical applications.

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    David Atkins-Maters

    David Atkins-Maters is a recent graduate from the Masters Program in Product Development in the Chemical Engineering Department at UC Berkeley. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from UC San Deigo. He is interested in providing early stage support for new technology ventures through both leadership and management of opportunity seeking and technical validation phases of venture growth. He was also co-founder of Near Zero,


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    Brady Berg, Mintz Levin