We are passionate about cutting-edge science


Our collaborations help further our collective mission to advance the science of the microbiome. As a partner, you’ll have access to our refined yet flexible collaboration model that values external innovation on the same level as our own internal research. Find out how our laboratory can elevate your research.


Our typical partnership models


ACADEMIC Partnerships

We support clinical and translational research at world class universities and medical centers.



We collaborate with leaders in the diagnostic, pharmaceutical, consumer packaged goods and supplement industries, even serving as a virtual CRO.

Not a microbiome researcher?

No problem. We can teach you.
Microbiome testing is readily added to just about any clinical study.
We work with all levels of microbial expertise. Contact us for details.

Our patented technology makes your study a breeze


Our robust sequencing platform and bioinformatics pipeline readily elevate any scientific endeavor. We partner with hundreds of researchers from top-tier institutions and companies worldwide to discover new disease associations, biomarkers and therapeutics. From microbial sequencing to full stack research operations services, uBiome’s experts can help get you closer to the next breakthrough with our laboratory.

Our patented microbiome specimen kits facilitate sample collection, providing a mess-free experience for research participants. 

Samples are processed and analyzed using next-generation sequencing in our fully-automated San Francisco laboratory.

We accept most human microbial samples that work with our lysis buffer tubes including: gut (stool), vaginal, skin, oral, nasal. We also accept animal, fomite, industrial food and agricultural samples.

uBiome around the world

Our dataset contains samples from over 100 countries enabling researchers access to an environmentally diverse cohort. Please join us in our discovery process.

uBiome has received samples from the above orange countries as of 2018.

uBiome has received samples from the above orange countries as of 2018.