Karen Sarkisyan

Karen did his PhD on fluorescent proteins development with Konstantin Lukyanov and Alexander Mishin in Moscow and then worked on protein evolution with Fyodor Kondrashov in Barcelona and Vienna.

Karen moved to London in September 2018 to start a new lab.


Aubin Fleiss

Aubin did his PhD on yeast chromosomal rearrangements with Gilles Fischer at LCQB, Paris. He then joined the lab in 2019 to work on protein evolution and protein engineering.

Aubin likes to mix molecular biology with programming.



OT-2 is a liquid handling robot made by Opentrons. OT2 understands Python and enjoys precise instructions.

See what OT-2 can do.



PIXL is an awesome colony picking robot by Singer Instruments. It has a built-in beer bottle opener.

Watch PIXL at work.


Two more team members will join us in 2019.

— We are looking for more humans!

We are accepting applications from PhD students and postdocs with independent funding.

Feel free to contact Karen: