Alpaqua Engineering, LLC, founded in 2006, is a global provider of tools for accelerating genomic applications such as NGS, nucleic acid extraction and clean up, exome capture, and molecular diagnostics. Our products include a line of innovative, high performance magnet plates containing proprietary spring cushion technology, as well as temperature blocks, SBS tube racks, and Alpillo® microplate holders.


Olaf Stelling


Olaf has worked for several leading companies in the industry, including Packard, CCS-Packard, Agencourt Bioscience, and Beckman Coulter. His passion for automated liquid handling began with a Rosys Plato in 1993. Six years later he helped speed up the sequencing pipeline at the Whitehead Institute in Cambridge, Mass., as part of the late-stage Human Genome Project. After five years as head of Automation at Agencourt Bioscience he started Alpaqua in 2006.

Olaf holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg, Germany.



Krista Steger, Ph.D.

Marketing Manager
  Krista Steger, Ph.D. brings 15 years of experience in global scientific marketing to Alpaqua as the Manager of Marketing.  Prior to joining Alpaqua Krista held a variety of marketing positions at leading biotechnology companies and start-ups responsible for strategic and tactical marketing activities, establishing marketing departments and budgets, and new product development as well as migration of technologies into new market spaces.  She has extensive experience in the life sciences including high throughput screening, high throughput genomics, instrumentation and biological reagents. 

Krista conducted post-doctoral research in Immunobiology at Yale University and holds a Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Bachelor of Sciences in Zoology and Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Miami University.



Alpaqua Engineering, LLC
100 Cummings Ctr. #424A
Beverly, MA 01915

Phone: (978) 878-9489
Toll Free: (800) 690-1620
Fax: (978) 865-9499
Email: info@alpaqua.com
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