Bioheuris is an agribiotech start-up that develops herbicide-resistant technologies in crops. Our non-GMO platform combines genome editing, plant tissue culture and directed evolution of herbicide targets.
Our company is managed by scientific entrepreneurs with broad experience in biotechnology and has strategic partnerships with Santa Rosa Seeds and Rotam Agrochemical Company.
We are located in Rosario, Argentina.
Carlos Perez PhD, Chief Operating Officer
Carlos is a Biochemist and has a PhD in microbiology. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at ICGEB (International Center of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Italy). Carlos was Stewardship Regional Manager (LATAM) at Bayer Crop Science. Carlos also held executive positions at Bioceres S.A. and Indear S.A. He is Professor of Technological Innovation at Universidad Austral (Master in Agribusiness), regulatory affairs consultant at Asociación de Semilleros Argentinos (ASA) and member of the advisory committee for SENASA.
Lucas Lieber PhD, Chief Technology Officer
Lucas leads the company's scientific team. He previously worked as Research Associate at Imperial College London, UK. and as project manager at Bioceres S.A. and Indear S.A. in Argentina. He graduated as Agronomic Engineer at Universidad Nacional de Rosario (UNR) and holds a PhD in Agronomic Sciences. His scientific expertise covers genetic engineering and plant biotechnology.
Rinaldo Gosparini, Business Advisor
Rinaldo developed his career as business manager for top seed companies in Latin America. As Chief Executive Officer at Coop. Santa Rosa Ltd. he developed affiliated companies in Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and South Africa. Rinaldo's experience also includes handling and managing elite germplasm in soybeans.
Hugo Permingeat PhD, Scientific Advisor
Hugo is Professor at Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias UNR. Hugo has more than 25 years of experience in plant biotechnology and genetic engineering. He is an Agronomic Enginner and holds a PhD in Biological Sciences from UNR. Hugo is a member of CONABIA, the Argentine Agribiotech Commission. As Principal Director for public-private partnerships, he leaded several genetically-modified projects.
Ocampo 210 bis
Predio CCT Rosario
(2000) Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina