Luminis specialises in Next Gen Sequencing (NGS) microbiome profiling and molecular solutions for aquaculture and government agencies. We pioneer innovative ‘sample to answer’ solutions, which include DNA extraction, on-site indicative testing, and microbiome insights from water to soil. With our exceptional expertise and visionary approach, we illuminate the unknown to help support sustainable and thriving operations. We address the why, not the who.
Luminis Water Technologies is a featured tech partner of IPI Singapore, Applications Partner with Oxford Nanopore Technologies, and winners of the prestigious International Life Science Awards, South East Asian Business Awards and the Singapore Business Awards 2023. Luminis Water Technologies was recently recognized at SelectUSA as one of the top 9 startups vetted globally from over 40+ regions worldwide.
At Luminis Water Technologies, we pride ourselves on our unparalleled expertise in the area of aquatic microbiomes and molecular tools. Our team of renowned scientists, bioinformaticians, and aquaculture experts are at the forefront of their fields, bringing together a wealth of knowledge and experience. From fish health to water quality, our cutting-edge technologies delve deep into the intricate microbial communities that shape the aquaculture ecosystem.
We harness the power of advanced DNA sequencing techniques, metagenomics, and machine learning algorithms to provide comprehensive insights into the microbiome composition of your aquaculture systems. Our state-of-the-art analytical tools can identify beneficial microorganisms, assess potential risks, and recommend precise interventions, all aimed at optimizing your aquaculture practices and guide coastal water quality management practices.
Meet Our Leadership Team
Rachelle Jensen, CEO
Global 100 CEO and Winner of the APAC CEO of the Year Awards 2023, Rachelle leads the dynamic team at Luminis Water Technologies.
Unparalleled Microbiome Expertise
Discover our tech startup’s remarkable journey through the world of microbiome research. With an esteemed team of scientists, we’ve consistently pushed the boundaries of knowledge in this field.
A Wealth of Publications
Explore our extensive collection of publications that showcase our deep expertise. These publications span groundbreaking discoveries, innovative methodologies, and practical applications.
Leaders in the Field
Our track record cements our reputation as leaders in microbiome research. We’re committed to advancing the frontiers of science and technology, and our publications are a testament to this dedication.
Publications Featuring Luminis Scientists
Sampling, Sequencing, and Microbiome Dynamics:
The Common Oceanographer: Crowdsourcing the Collection of Oceanographic Data. Lauro & Jensen et al. Plos Biology 2014. Cover Article.
Spatially Extensive Microbial Biogeography of the Indian Ocean Provides Insights into the Unique Community Structure of a Pristine Coral Atoll. Jeffries, Lauro & Jensen et al. Nature Scientific Reports 2014.
Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Bacteria, Archaea and Protists in Equatorial Coastal Waters. Chenard et al. Nature Scientific Reports 2019.
Bioinformatics and Analytics:
Supervised Classification of Metatranscriptomic Reads Reveals the Existence of Light-dark Oscillations During Infection of Phytoplankton by Viruses. Acerbi et al. Bioinformatics 2018. Winner Best Paper Award.
Recovery of Complete Genomes and Non-Chromosomal Replicons from Activated Sludge Enrichment Microbial Communities with Long Read Metagenome Sequencing. Arumugam et al. Nanopore Tech Publications 2021.
Virophage control of antarctic algal host–virus dynamics. Lauro et al. PNAS 2011.
Stratification modelling of key bacterial taxa driven by metabolic dynamics in meromictic lakes. Zhu, Lauro & Su. Nature Scientific Reports 2018.
As Seen In
specific for Ecosystems
Discover a new era of ecosystem understanding with our custom solutions built to decode the mysteries hidden in water, soil, gut and sludge.
With us, you’ll gain access to the most advanced and sophisticated microbiome analytics platform in the industry.
Our visionary solutions not only provide real-time monitoring and analysis but also deliver actionable insights that can be seamlessly integrated into your daily operations. This ensures that you are always making informed decisions that enhance productivity, reduce risks, and increase profitability.
From custom primers to databases, we specialise in ecosystem metagenomics.
Data Privacy and Security
Our Physical Server
By owning and managing our own physical server, we ensure your data is safeguarded and not shared with anyone else.
Jails Your Data
Your data is securely jailed and not pooled for group insights, guaranteeing maximum privacy and confidentiality.
Keeps It Secure
Your data is kept, safe, secure and off of clouds services for maximum security.
And Benefits Only You
Hands on your own data. We don’t pool data for ‘group insights’. Your data benefits only you.
Our Customer Centric Approach
Our custom databases are tailored to microbial communities specific to the aquaculture and coastal water setting.
We built our own pipelines that give maximum insights to microbes found in coastal waters and aquaculture.
Microbe Based Insights
The answer is in the details. We get right down to the genus and species of each microbe found in your sample to give you the top-notch insights.
Molecular Based Solutions
DNA holds all the answers. All of our solutions are based on DNA extracted from your sample.