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About Us

Tonbo Biosciences was founded in 2011 by a team of immunologists, researchers, and industry leaders with the purpose of giving back to the research community.  We support researchers by offering the same high-quality reagents as the leading industry suppliers but at more affordable prices.

Our expert scientists and dedicated team members are here to make sure you get the support and reagents you need to be most successful in your research endeavors.

What We're All About

Guaranteed Quality and Performance
Our reagents meet the highest standards of quality and performance. If you are not fully satisfied with our products, we will provide you with a full refund.

Value Oriented Products
We understand the need to stretch research dollars now more than ever and we consistently price our products lower than other suppliers to help you do this. We focus on manufacturing the most commonly used reagents with lean efficient processes and pass the savings onto our customers.

A Better Shopping Experience
Our pricing is clearly presented, easy to compare, and comes to you as a part of our unique eCommerce solution that makes searching for and purchasing reagents simple and seamless.

Commitment to Your Success
We seek to collaborate with you to better understand how the products we offer can best serve to advance your science. Let us know how we can help at info@tonbobio.com.

Leadership Team

Todd R. Nelson, Ph.D.
Founder

20+ years of combined scientific and business experience. Previous positions include: Chief Executive Officer—DiscoverX Corporation, Chief Executive Officer—MP Biomedicals LLC, Chief Executive Officer—eBioscience Corporation, Vice President, Global Corporate Development & Strategy—Invitrogen Corporation, Managing Director, Global Life Sciences Research & Strategy—RBC Capital Markets, First Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Economics—Merrill Lynch. Education: University of Minnesota (Ph.D.), Mayo Clinic (Fellowship Training), Carlson School (MBA).

John "Kip" Miller
Co-Founder

20+ years of business experience. Previous positions include: President, Genetic Systems—Life Technologies, Sr. Vice President, Biodiscovery Division—Invitrogen Corporation, Vice President & General Manager—BD Biosciences Research, Vice President, Sales & Service—Becton Dickinson Immunocytometry Systems, Director, North American Sales—Leica SEG. Education: Michigan State University (B.S.).

Mike Bomier
President & General Manager

15+ years of experience in the development and manufacturing of antibodies. Previous positions include: Director of Manufacturing—ThermoFisher Scientific, Director of Supply Chain—Affymetrix, Assoc. Director, Database Management and Business Analytics, and Head of Product Development—eBioscience Corporation. Education: Reed College (B.S.).

Traci Zell, Ph.D.
Director of Research & Development

20+ years of combined research and industry experience. Previous positions include Scientific Applications Manager- eBioscience Corporation, Immunology Scientist also at eBioscience, Research Associate- University of Minnesota. Education:  University of Michigan (Ph.D.) - Microbiology and Immunology.