Alejandro Abarca is a co-Founder and acting CTO at Delee Corp.
He is a Physicist, a Y Combinator, a Singularity University, and a Royal Academy of Engineering LIF alumnus. Abarca is a co-creator of the CytoCatch™ isolation platform and imaging system, which isolates and analyzes circulating tumor cells from blood samples. He has published 4 scientific papers in indexed international journals. He has over ten years of experience developing and producing medical devices and biosensors, including, a microfluidic device for the isolation of rare cell subpopulations based on dielectrophoretic separation, manufacturing methods for embedding metal electrodes onto thermoplastics for microfluidic applications, and an automated imaging system to study cell’s properties by immunostaining. Abarca also has collaborated in projects related to bioprinting and point-of-care applications with various research groups at Tecnológico de Monterrey. His areas of expertise include microfabrication, manufacturing techniques for mass production, optics, and cell separation based on physical properties.