Orders placed on Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17 will not ship until Monday June 20. We are sorry for the delay.

Take Your Health
Into Your Own Hands

At a time of so much uncertainty in our everyday lives, you can be certain of one thing – Lucira has your back. As a leader in COVID-19 testing and at-home diagnostics, it’s our mission to change the way you manage your health.
Now, you have the option to perform diagnostic tests yourself whenever and wherever you want, without the hassles of clinic appointments. Our at-home diagnostic tools give you the empowered access you need to test and receive accurate results in minutes. Because when it comes to your health, there is no time to wait.

Our technology has been years in the making.

Our Leadership Team

Erik T. Engelson

Erik T. Engelson has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer and as a member of our board of directors since March 2019. Mr. Engelson has also served as a venture partner at ShangBay Capital, a venture capital company, since February 2018. From April 2016 to February 2019, Mr. Engelson was a board member and consultant to Arrinex, Inc., a therapeutic and medical device company. From August 2015 to March 2016, Mr. Engelson was a General Manager at Medtronic PLC, a medical device company. From August 2014 until its sale to Medtronic PLC in August 2015, Mr. Engelson served as the Chief Executive Officer of Medina Medical, Inc., a medical device company. Mr. Engelson currently serves on the board of directors of ARANZ Medical Ltd., a healthcare software company, and DeVoro Medical Inc. and Neptune Medical Inc., medical device companies. Previously, he served on the board of directors of FlowCardia, Inc., Concentric Medical, Inc. and Arrinex, Inc., all therapeutic and medical device companies. Currently, Mr. Engelson is a member of the University of California San Diego Bioengineering Department Board of Trustees, a Trustee of the University of California San Diego Biology Dean’s Leadership Council and a Trustee Emeritus of the UC San Diego Foundation. Mr. Engelson received a B.A. in Microbiology and an M.S. in Bioengineering from University of California, San Diego and an Executive M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Debkishore Mitra, Ph.D.

Debkishore Mitra, Ph.D.

Debkishore Mitra, Ph.D. has served as our Chief Technology Officer since November 2017 and as a member of our board of directors since July 2014. Dr. Mitra is a co-founder of our company and was a biomedical engineer at our company from December 2014 to October 2017. Dr. Mitra received a B.Tech. in biotechnology and biochemical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.

team sitting around conference table in an office setting with Lucira COVID test kits on the table to evaluate

This home test kit has not been FDA cleared or approved. This home test kit has been authorized by FDA under EUA. This home test kit has been authorized only for the testing of nasal swabs for detection of nucleic acid from SARS-CoV-2, not for any other viruses or pathogens. This home test kit is only authorized for the duration of the declaration that circumstances exist justifying the authorization of emergency use of IVDs for detection and/or diagnosis of COVID-19 under Section 564(b)(1) of the Act, 21 U.S.C. § 360bbb-3(b)(1), unless the declaration is terminated or revoked sooner.