ABOUT

Who Are We?

Genomize is a young, dynamic and fast-growing biotech-startup specialized on genome-level data production and analysis. The company delivers years of bioinformatics know-how for project specific needs in Pharma or Academia. 

Mission

At Genomize we seek to innovate for health and make these innovations accessible to everybody.

Meet the Team

Erşen Kavak

Erşen Kavak, PhD

Founder and Manager
Ersen is the founder of Genomize who holds a molecular biology and genetics degree from Bogazici University. He did his PhD at the same department, and then a postdoc at Karolinska Institute of Sweden.

Alper Mat

Business Development
Alper is a professional with 12+ years of entrepreneurship, management and consulting experience globally. He has direct entrepreneurial experience in gaming (social and mobile) and e-commerce.

Hamid Hamzeiy

Umut Karcı

Solution Developer
Working with Python since 2011. Free Software Movement supporter. Does Linux and IoT stuff in his spare times.


Tuncay Şeker

Tuncay Şeker

Bioinformatician
Tuncay obtained his master and doctoral degrees from Boğaziçi University in Molecular Biology and Genetics. He is interested in bioinformatics analysis of the next generation genome and RNA sequencing data.

Hamid Hamzeiy

Bioinformatician
Hamid received his BSc from Izmir Institute of Technology. He is currently working on analysis pipelines for Next Generation Sequencing data with the NDAL,Koç University.

Seyit Zor

Seyit Zor

Software Developer / Bioinformatician
Holds a Bachelor's degree in Bioengineering and Continuing his graduate studies in Molecular Biology. Interested in bioinformatics, interactive data visualization and popular science.

Kemal Bedir Soylu

Kemal Bedir Soylu

Software Developer / Bioinformatician
After he studied Biology, Kemal started coding when he met with Free Software Philosophy. He worked on big data visualizations for a while. He wants to improve himself on big data and bioinformatics.

Egecan Deniz

Egecan Deniz

Front-End Developer
Egecan is interested in rich web application development with a special emphasis on front-end development and graphical design.

Advisory Board

Ahmet Koman

Ahmet Koman

Professor, Bogaziçi University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Prof. Koman, who has founded and directed a genetic research lab in Bogazici University, has many scientific publications. He is mentoring Genomize with development of new techniques and adaptation of techniqeus to the market.

Erdoğan Çeşmeli

Erdoğan Çeşmeli, PhD, MBA

Executive Director – Strategic Investments, General Electric Turkey
Mr Cesmeli is one of the key leaders in GE Turkey, managing innovation partnerships for product localization, mega projects & partnerships. Being an outstanding business executive, Mr Cesmeli contributes to Genomize.

Rickard Sandberg

Rickard Sandberg

Assoc. Professor, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Prof. Sandberg is heading a successful research laboratory which is specialized on genomics research. The lab has expertise both in wet-lab and dry-lab for genomics.


Fulya Taylan

Fulya Taylan

Assistant professor, Karolinska Institutet
Fulya has hands-on expertise in clinical genomics diagnostics, and using exome and whole genome sequencing, she has identified several novel disease-causing genes in patients with rare diseases. By sharing her expertise in the field of genomic medicine, she contributes to the scientific and technical development of Genomize.

Certifications

Join the team

We are always looking for talented people to work with. Do not hesitate to contact us at info [at] genomize dot com to meet and discuss about the vision of Genomize and the ways we can work together.