About ecSeq

Our strength is our people

Our bioinformatics team consists of research professionals with solid expertise in the analysis of high-throughput sequencing data. We are actively taking part in fundamental research topics, with ongoing publications in high-impact journals. Our research software engineers have up-to-date knowledge in developing high performance algorithms for deep sequencing experiments and using these to analyze the data.

The name reflects the aim

ecSeq [ˈi:zi]-[si:k]

Our company's name is pronounced as 'easy seek' and stands for 'engineering and consulting for Next-Generation Sequencing'.

David Langenberger
Chief Executive Officer
& Co-Founder

Dr. David Langenberger studied bioinformatics in Munich, New York City and Palo Alto. He received his doctorate in Bioinformatics from the University of Leipzig in 2013. His research focuses on analyzing next-generation sequencing data and designing software tools to simplify these analyzing processes.

He contributed to over 20 research papers that were published in journals like Nature Genetics, PNAS and Nucleic Acid Research. In 2012 he co-founded the company ecSeq Bioinformatics.

Mario Fasold
Chief Technology Officer
& Co-Founder

Dr. Mario Fasold studied Bioinformatics and Mathematics in Jena, Umeå and Leipzig. In 2013 he received his doctorate in Bioinformatics from Leipzig University. His research was mainly focused on the assessment and improvement of the analysis methods of high-throughput technologies such as DNA microarrays and massively parallel sequencing.

He developed several software tools and contributed to over 15 research papers that were published in journals like Nature Biotechnology, Nucleic Acids Research and BMC Genomics. In 2012 he co-founded the company ecSeq Bioinformatics with the mission to improve and facilitate the analysis of sequencing data.

Gero Doose
Head of
Research and Development

Dr. Gero Doose holds a Master of Science in Bioinformatics from LMU and TU Munich, and earned his doctorate (Dr. rer. nat.) in Informatics from Leipzig University. As a scientist and software engineer, he specializes in developing advanced algorithms for genome informatics.

With a distinguished scientific career and over 25 research papers published in renowned journals such as Nature Genetics and PNAS, Dr. Doose has contributed significantly to international projects like the ICGC. His expertise includes creating sophisticated algorithms for RNA folding, protein solubility prediction, and differential alternative splicing detection.

At ecSeq Bioinformatics, Dr. Doose is a key member of the core development team for SeamlessNGS, an innovative genetic testing software that simplifies access to advanced bioinformatics protocols. This platform is designed to detect SNVs, InDels, Copy Number Variants, and RNA Fusions in clinical settings. Additionally, he is involved in custom NGS software development and various R&D initiatives across the company.

Adam Nunn
Head of
Bioinformatics Innovation

Dr. Adam Nunn holds a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from Leipzig University and brings extensive experience in both bioinformatics and biology. He earned his B.Sc. in Biological Sciences from the University of Portsmouth and a double M.Sc. in Bioinformatics and Biology from Lund University. Adam has over nine years of industry experience, including significant work as a lead research scientist in the UK.

Since joining ecSeq Bioinformatics GmbH in 2017, Adam has been pivotal in advancing bioinformatics research and innovation. As Head of Bioinformatics Innovation, he leads the development of cutting-edge bioinformatics solutions and training programs, empowering researchers with the latest NGS data analysis tools. His expertise and dedication to fostering innovation play a crucial role in ecSeq's mission to support groundbreaking genomic research.

Adam has published extensively in the field, contributing to the advancement of bioinformatics methodologies and applications. His work has been featured in several high-impact journals, reflecting his commitment to scientific excellence and his ability to drive innovation in the bioinformatics community.

Adele Feuerstein
Head of
Marketing and Communication

Adele Feuerstein studied business administration with the focus on international management and social media marketing at the University Mittweida. She then spent half a year at Bosch's project management in Brno, Czech Republic until she joined the team of ecSeq Bioinformatics GmbH.

Prof. Dr. Peter F. Stadler (University Leipzig, Germany)

Prof. Dr. Dr. Steve Hoffmann (Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena, Germany)

Prof. Dr. Martin Smith (Université de Montréal & CHU Sainte-Justine Research Centre, Canada)

Dr. Anke Busch (Institut für Molekulare Biologie (IMB), Germany)

Dr. Alexander Donath (Centre for Molecular Biodiversity Research (zmb), Germany)

Dr. Andreas Gruber (Paperpile LLC, Austria)

Dr. Markus Riester (Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, USA)