Prokaryote taxonomy


Jon is a scientist & entrepreneur dedicated to developing bioinformatics related to bacterial systematics, genomics, and microbiome. He is a professor at Seoul National Univ. and founder of ChunLab, Inc. He is best known as a creator of EzBioCloud (formerly EzTaxon) database, and recipient of Bergey Award.
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Erroneous DNA G+C content data determined by HPLC and thermal melting experiments are no longer required for species descriptions

In the recent paper (Kim et al., 2015), we evaluated […]

How to calculate 16S rRNA sequence similarity values for bacterial taxonomy: Why BLAST should be avoided

Nucleotide sequence similarity values are widely used for identification and […]