AgriGenome Labs (AgGenome) was started in 2013 as a division of SciGenom Labs, after succesful incubation was spun out in 2015 with facilities in Genome Valley, Hyderabad and SmartCity, Cochin. Both the facilities are equipped with state-of-art instruments and provide genome sequencing, editing and bioinformatics services to Plant, Animal & Microbial businesses as well as academic and government institutions. SciGenom Labs is NABL (ISO 9001 & 15189) certified laboratory and also Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India recognized research facility.
AgGenome genomics platoforms include PacBio Sequel (first installation in Asia), Illumina sequencers, ABI 3730xl Sanger and more.
Kartik has worked with multiple high tech start-ups in his career as an investor and early stage co-founder including Webex (acquired by Cisco) where he was an early founding employee.
Mahesh Pratapneni specializes in incubating product companies in the education, healthcare, and data/analytics sectors. He is focused on helping launch, re-engineer and support small and mid-sized technology driven businesses.