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BioMetallum

Redefining the mining industry

Our Mission

At Bio-Metallum, we aim to transform the mining industry through the application of biomining and synthetic biology. Our commitment lies in designing and developing innovative mining solutions for the efficient extraction of metals, such as lithium, using genetically modified microorganisms. By integrating clean tech, we contribute to the energy transition with our clean choice energy practices.

Our Vision

Our goal is to become global leaders in biomining, recognized for our ability to develop efficient and sustainable metal extraction solutions. We strive to be a benchmark in implementing biotechnological processes that support sustainable and scalable mining. We promote the extraction of metals while preserving the environment, paving the way for a greener future.

Founders

Team

BioMetallum Startup Team Molecular Biologist PhD Mariana Semmoloni

Mariana Semmoloni
Ph.D. in Biological
Sciences.
Specialist in Molecular
Biology.

Senior Organism
Engineer

BioMetallum Startup Team Automation and Process Engineer Hernan Rodriguez

Hernan Rodriguez
Electronic Engineer.
Specialist in bio-process
prototiping and
automation.

Automation and
Process Engineer

BioMetallum Startup Team Microbe-Metal Interactions Scientist PhD Melisa Olivelli

Melisa Olivelli
Ph.D. in Science and
Technology.
Specialist in Extremophile Microorganisms and Microbe-Metal Interactions.

Microbe-Metal Interactions
Scientist

BioMetallum Startup Team Bioinformatics Scientist B.Sc. Franco Paredes

Franco Paredes
B.Sc. in Biotechnology.
Specialist in Bioinformatics
and Data Mining.

Senior Bioinformatics
Scientist

BioMetallum Startup Team Lab Technician B.Sc. Candidate Brenda Kincaid

Brenda Kincaid
Biotechnology B.Sc.
Candidate.

Junior Scientist

Martina Lamothe BioMetallum Startup Team Lab Technician B.Sc. Candidate

Martina Lamothe
Biotechnology B.Sc.
Candidate.

Junior Scientist

BioMetallum Startup Team Strategy Advisor Michael Siani Rose

Michael Siani Rose
Global Project Management
and Biopharma
Manufacturing

Innovation and Strategy
Advisor

BioMetallum Startup Team Commercial Mining Advisor Raúl Molina

Raúl Molina
Commercial Manager and
Founder Copperprotek

Commercial Mining
Advisor

BioMetallum Startup Team Nanotechnology Advisor PhD Guillermo R. Castro


Guillermo R. Castro
Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry
Head of the Laboratory of Nanobiomaterials at the Applied Biotechnology
Institute (CINDEFI,
CONICET).

Nanotechnology
Advisor

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