uBiome launches: uBiome Books We’re delighted to announce the first in a new series of books on your microbiome. This festive little book introduces some of our favorite microbial carols, and let your tiny friends show how they ring in the holiday season. Featuring the lyrics to holiday classics such as: Jingle Bellilinea Silent Bacilli Have Yourself A […]
uBiome is really proud to have joined both the Y Combinator and Andreesen Horowitz families. uBiome was part of the Summer 2014 class at Y Combinator and just raised a Series A from Andreesen Horowitz. Our new website, including a new ordering page, is the first of many improvements on the way. Andreesen (a16z) is a top-tier […]
Nutrition Business Journal Summit Panelist Jessica Richman Discusses Big Data and Personalized Medicine
The Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) hosted the 17th Annual NBJ Summit July 22-25 in Dana Point, CA to bring together the thought leaders, innovators, and aspiring revolutionaries of the nutrition industry for three days of discussion and inspiration. uBiome’s cofounder and CEO, Jessica Richman, was an invited panelist for the “Personalized Medicine 201: Insights on […]
If you haven’t already seen it, check out this great clip by Discovery News from our lab! To try it yourself, get started here!
To get a better understanding of the microbiome, research needs to be done around the world and not just among the populations of wealthy developed countries. Toward this end, we included a uBiome Philanthropist Level among the choices for those who supported us during our crowdfunding campaign. For everyone who contributed at the uBiome Philanthropist […]
Today, we are very excited to announce a new advisor has joined uBiome, Dr. Spencer Wells. Dr. Wells, is a leading geneticist, anthropologist, Explorer-in-Residence at the National Geographic Society and Professor at Cornell University. Dr. Wells brings a breadth of expertise to uBiome’s management team with outstanding scientific credentials, including graduating Phi Beta Kappa from the […]
From FastCompany: “uBiome wants to unlock the health secrets of the Human MicroBiome. Personalized medicine meets Citizen Science with uBiome, which wants to hlep people manage their inner bacteria — and map the human microbiome…” To read the full article click here
We’re packing and shipping kits as fast as we can! You may get an email asking you to verify your address or indicating that your kits have been sent to shipping. If you haven’t gotten yours yet, we’re still processing earlier orders and will get to yours as soon as possible. Thanks again for participating […]
We here at uBiome have some great news to share with all of you – our kits are finally complete! Not only that, but they look absolutely stunning, if we do say so ourselves. We are thrilled to be able to announce this to all of you, and can’t wait to hear all of your […]
My name is Gabe, and I am a recent addition to the uBiome team. Your enthusiasm and excitement about our microbiome project has given us the best possible problem — way more samples than we had hoped for! Building a pipeline to handle these and future samples in a consistent and accurate manner is my job […]
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