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Zymergen researches, develops and manufactures microbes. It develops molecules for biomedical coatings and adhesives that can be used as surgical glues by first responders, such as firemen, paramedics, flight crews and others either inside the body or on the skin to close a wound or to protect against infection. The Company uses a technology platform to optimize strains in that improves economics, improves the existing production strains within existing manufacturing processes and improves the correlation between the lab and commercial manufacturing.
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TypePrivate
Founded2013
HQEmeryville, US
Websitezymergen.com
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)613(+6%)
Job Openings113

Key People/Management at Zymergen

Joshua Hoffman

Joshua Hoffman

CEO
Zach Serber

Zach Serber

Chief Science Officer and VP of Development
Jed Dean

Jed Dean

VP of Operations and Engineering
Aaron Kimball

Aaron Kimball

CTO
Tom Stephenson

Tom Stephenson

Chief Commercial Officer
Judy Gilbert

Judy Gilbert

Chief People Officer
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Zymergen Office Locations

Zymergen has offices in Emeryville and Seattle
Emeryville, US (HQ)
5980 Horton St, Suite105
Seattle, US
2200 Alaskan Way
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Zymergen Financials and Metrics

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Zymergen's latest funding round in December 2018 was reported to be $400 m. In total, Zymergen has raised $574.1 m
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Zymergen News and Updates

SoftBank Plows $400 Million Into Synthetic Bio Startup Zymergen

SoftBank Plows $400 Million Into Synthetic Bio Startup Zymergen
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Zymergen Blogs

Code Reviews at Zymergen

How to be the best dang code reviewers and reviewees possibleImage courtesy of Highlights for Children and used with permissionAt Zymergen, we take our dedication to code quality seriously, so it should be no surprise that code reviews are an important part of our process — every line of code we wri…

AI in the Enterprise: Challenges and Opportunities (Part II: Challenges)

At Zymergen, we apply AI or machine learning techniques to many aspects of our high-throughput microbial genome assembly and testing systems and practices. Aaron Kimball, our CTO, offers his thoughts on what lessons we’ve learned as a result of this AI journey, and how these can be generalized to a …

AI in the Enterprise: Challenges and Opportunities (Part I: Opportunities)

At Zymergen, we apply AI or machine learning techniques to many aspects of our high-throughput microbial genome assembly and testing systems and practices. Aaron Kimball, our CTO, offers his thoughts on what lessons we’ve learned as a result of this AI journey, and how these can be generalized to a …

The Power of Prioritization

How Zymergen’s Technology team uses quarterly planning and storytelling to keep everyone focused in a target-rich environmentThe Zymergen platform is an “engine” combining molecular biology, genetics, automation, and data science to reliably improve organisms for industrial applications. Building an…

Tips for Developing User-Facing Tools in Jupyter Notebooks

At Zymergen, we use Jupyter notebooks to quickly create user interfaces for rapidly developed tools. In this post, we share code samples for developing IPython custom extensions, ipywidgets, and pandas dataframes displays to create user interfaces for Jupyter notebooks.Solutions Engineers at Zymerge…

Zymergen Company Life and Culture

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Zymergen Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Zymergen founded?

    Zymergen was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Zymergen key executives?

    Zymergen's key executives are Joshua Hoffman, Zach Serber and Jed Dean.

  • How many employees does Zymergen have?

    Zymergen has 613 employees.

  • Who are Zymergen competitors?

    Competitors of Zymergen include Centogene, Freenome and BeyondCore.

  • Where is Zymergen headquarters?

    Zymergen headquarters is located at 5980 Horton St, Suite105, Emeryville.

  • Where are Zymergen offices?

    Zymergen has offices in Emeryville and Seattle.

  • How many offices does Zymergen have?

    Zymergen has 2 offices.