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Abe Oommen, Ph.D.
Founder and CSO

Abe Oommen, Ph.D. founded MatMaCorp in 2014 and is the company’s President and Chief Scientific Officer where he manages all new technology development. Abe, an entrepreneur and scientist, founded the company to address unmet needs from the service-lab model of genotyping and diagnostic testing. Before founding MatMaCorp, Abe co-founded GeneSeek, a high-throughput genotyping service lab, in 1998. GeneSeek was acquired by Neogen in 2010 and today is the world’s largest commercial agricultural genotyping facility. Before that, Abe worked as an Applications Scientist at LI-COR Biosciences, a scientific instrumentation company, where he was involved in the development, marketing, and sales of an automated DNA sequencing system. Abe has a Ph.D. in Biology (Molecular Genetics) from Kansas University and completed his postdoctoral work at the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in Oklahoma.

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