Chief Technology Officer


A/Prof. Martelotto has a robust interdisciplinary scientific background, specializing in molecular biology and biochemistry with extensive experience in technology and engineering. Originally a cell and molecular biologist, Luciano holds a degree in Biotechnology, Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, and Post-doctoral training in cancer genomics and single-cell sequencing technologies. His diverse scientific background stems from working in a wide range of fields – plants genetics, microbiology, cancer biology, and genomics – which has been the driving force behind his unique skill set and capacity to create, develop, and apply technologies that cross multiple disciplines. His interests lay in converging ideas from various sciences and taking this ideology to develop or refine approaches to address challenges in real-life settings, ultimately improving lives through technological advancements.

Industry experience

  • Head of the Single Cell and Spatial Transcriptomics Laboratory in the Australia Centre for Epigenetics, South Australia ImmunoGenomics Cancer Centre, University for Adelaide
  • Scientific Director Single Cell Laboratory at Harvard Medical School, Department of Systems Biology, Harvard University
  • Head of the Single Cell Innovation Laboratory at the University of Melbourne Centre for Cancer Research, Victoria Comprehensive Cancer Centre
  • 15+ years of experience

Awards and publications

Dr. Luciano's publications are listed at ORCID and at PubMed.

Why Omniscope?

I believe in the company, not only because I am behind the tech development, but because there is a genuine desired to improve patients lives.

What is your vision for the company?

I think Omniscope has the potential for democratizing their science and technology making use of innovation to bring health care to the reach of everyone.

What do you want to achieve as CTO?

Fulfill OS vision of creating products that are accessible to everyone and everywhere in the world.

Where are you from?

Argentine born, Australian made.

What brought you to do what you do?

Passion for understanding how things work and make them better.

Where you are now?

Adelaide, Australia.

What do you do during your spare time?

Spend time with, play soccer, ride my Harley Davidson.

Your Omniscope quote?

Innovation is fun.

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