About FlySorter, LLC
FlySorter develops technology for lab automation, with a focus on fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster). Fruit flies are commonly used in the study of genetics, behavior, neuroscience, disease, and more.
FlySorter is based in Seattle, WA.
WHO WE ARE:
Dave Zucker founded FlySorter in 2013. Dave is an engineer with more than 15 years' experience designing award-winning products for consumers, industry and research. He was the lead mechanical engineer for Microsoft's Arc Touch Mouse, which is featured in the Smithsonian Design Museum, and he holds patents on a variety of devices.
Matt Zucker is a co-founder and frequent contributor of vision and machine learning advice and software to FlySorter. Matt is an Assistant Professor of Engineering at Swarthmore College, where he teaches classes in computer vision, robotics and digital systems. He holds a PhD from the Robotics Institute of Carnegie Mellon.
Benjamin de Bivort is the science advisor to FlySorter. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University, and holds a PhD in molecular and cell biology from Harvard. He works extensively with flies in his lab, studying the neurobiological mechanisms of ecologically and evolutionarily relevant behaviors.
We’re always interested in developing custom projects for your lab - please direct inquiries here.