Inspired by Microbiome, Empowered by Innovation

704 Quince Orchard Road Suite 250

Gaithersburg MD 20878

About Us

EzBiome, Inc. is a microbiome company empowering innovation and discovery through precision taxonomy and advanced genomic intelligence. It is a subsidiary of ChunLab Inc. EzBiome started its operation in 2020 with a state-of-the-art GLP accredited and cGMP compliant laboratory in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA to offer world-class sample to discovery services on microbial identification, microbiome research, bioinformatics, and database expertise for businesses worldwide.

Our mission is to cater quality and precision to innovate, accelerate and elevate discovery and development of companion diagnostics and therapeutics biomarkers for microbiome-related diseases, and near perfect microbial identification to revolutionize microbiology and medicine to solve the environmental crisis and improve health. Our vision is to become world’s most customer centric microbiome company building platforms and solutions to educate, inspire and harness microbiome treasure for the benefit of mankind.

EzBioCloud Platform

EzBioCloud is a public data and analytics portal focusing on taxonomy, ecology, genomics, metagenomics, and microbiome. Our new cloud service includes bioinformatics tools and succeeds in our previous databases, which include EzTaxon, EzTaxon-e, and EzGenome. The EzBioCloud network has been used in over 150 different countries by more than 45,000 registered users, ranging from academia, non-profit, government, pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical communities, and global microbiome companies.

EzBioCloud provides integrated information and search engines for diverse end-users

  1. Easy to use, web-based bioinformatics platform
  2. Interactive, instantaneous analysis allowing iterative data mining with no delay
  3. Ability to compare samples sequenced from any run
  4. >10,000 16S microbiome data to play with including >8,000 HMP dataset

We Are Locally Active But Globally Engaged !

Our Team

Our scientific team is comprised of an interdisciplinary group of scientists, including world-renowned experts in microbiology, molecular taxonomy, microbiome science, computational biology, and biostatistics, with proven records of innovation and highly focused translational science activities. Our management team is experienced in building technology companies, commercializing new technologies, and developing partnerships. We aim to empower innovation and shorten the time for the discovery and development of microbiota based biomarkers for companion diagnostics, novel therapeutics for microbiome-related diseases, and enable near-perfect microbial identification using precision taxonomy and advanced genomic intelligence.

Prof. Jongsik Chun, PhD
Scientific Advisor
  • Professor of Bacteriology and Evolutionary Bioinformatics at Seoul National University and Founder and CEO of ChunLab, Inc.
  • World- expert in taxonomy, bioinformatics, genomics and microbiome
  • The creator of the EzBioCloud database (formerly called EzTaxon).
  • Former Trustee of the Bergey’s Manual Trust, and associated Editor of International Journal of Systematic & Evolutionary Microbiology
  • Global highly cited scientist in 2018, 2019, 2020 (>30,000 citations)
  • Recipient of 2018 Bergey’s Award
Hasan Nur, PhD, MBA
CEO
  • Accomplished scientist with genomic, bioinformatics and microbiome subject matter expertise.
  • Well-versed in strategic development of technology innovation in the biotechnology and life science.
  • Co-authored 100+ peer-reviewed articles on microbiome, microbial genomics, molecular ecology, and infectious disease diagnostics.
  • Former CSO of CosmosID Inc. and Adjunct Professor at the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland.
Jason Lee

CFO

Sunhee Hong, PhD

Vice President

Hyun Ku (Ray) Kang, PhD

General Manager

Sunny Han

Global Business Sales manager

AbdulShakur Abdullah, MSc

Manager – Business Dev and Operations

Mauricio Chalita, PhD

Senior Bioinformatics Researcher

Changsik Moon, MSc

Cloud Engineer

Gigyun Nam, MSc

Bioinformatics Researcher

Kanghee Woo

Web Developer

Rafa Seongin Na

Bioinformatics Researcher

Michael Bailey, MSc

Biotechnology Researcher

Kihyun Gus Lee, PhD

Senior Bioinformatics Researcher

EXPERTISE


Scientists and computational biologists actively publishing and patenting in the field

Engineers with extensive bioinformatics knowledge in IT technology

NGS experts experienced with numerous next generation sequencing platforms

Ph.D. scientist with experience in genomics, microbiome, environmental microbiology and infectious disease diagnostics and research

Professional members who have obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification for quality management systems


Reach Us

704 Quince Orchard Rd, Suite 250, Gaithersburg, MD 20878

Phone: +1 301 798 9222, Fax: +1 301 798 9223, Email: admin@ezbiome.com