About Us

Our Mission

To enhance patient lives with superior modeling of biology through predictive transcriptomics.

Ocean Genomics

Who We Are

Ocean Genomics is the Intelligent Transcriptome company. We partner with cutting-edge drug developers to supply insights and evidence that enable data-driven decisions, provide confidence in the underlying biology, and increase the probability of technical and clinical success at every step.

Our TxomeAI® and DiscoverAI™ computing platforms automatically integrate transcriptomics with other data sources to produce accurate, actionable models, and discover drug targets and biomarkers. Our vast transcriptome database DeepSea™ powers discovery and analyses.

Our Team has Developed Many of the Most Advanced and Widely Used RNA-seq Software Applications

We created the most advanced and widely used AI-driven transcriptomic methods

Proven success in discovery programs creating bio-predictive assets with leading partners and advanced method development

Conceived and built proprietary Intelligent Transcriptome platform

Meet the Team

Carl Kingsford, Ph.D.

Co-founder, CEO

Rob Patro, Ph.D.

Co-founder, CTO

Guillaume Marçais, Ph.D.

VP of Software Development

Eric Schultz

Co-founder, Strategic Advisor, Board Member

Stan Skrzpczak

Strategic Advisor, Corporate Development

Michael Mentesana

Strategic Advisor

Strategic Advisor

Gertjan Bartlema

Lorraine Marchand

Strategic Advisor

Thom Gulish

Office Manager

Shawn Baker

Sr. Software Engineer

Tejambica Vadugu

Software Engineer

Hossein Asghari

Computational Biologist

Gaurav Sharma

Computational Biologist

Patrick Ropp

Software Engineer

Drew Ferrell

Computational Biologist

Julia Holz

Computational Biologist Intern

Yuxuan Shen

Computational Biologist Intern

Tejas Temker

Computational Biologist Intern

Zhiwen Yan

Computational Biologist Intern

Kelly He

Intern alumni

Zoe Rudnick

Intern alumni

Yuewei Fei

Intern alumni

Scientific Advisory Board

Stanley M. Marks, MD

Chairman, Director of Clinical Services and Chief Medical Officer UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. Pittsburgh, PA

Adrian Lee, PhD

Professor and Director Institute for Precision Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh, PA

Justin Odegaard, MD, PhD

VP, Clinical Development Guardant Health, Redwood City, CA Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

David R. Gandara, MD

Professor of Medicine Emeritus Director, Thoracic Oncology, Senior Advisor to the Director, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sacramento, CA

Edith Perez, MD

Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL CMO, Bolt Biotherapeutics