Co-founder and CEO of FitBiomics
Jonathan Scheiman, PhD
Jonathan is a co-founder and the CEO of , a biotechnology startup that is sequencing the microbiome of elite athletes to identify and next-generation probiotics for applications in consumer health and nutrition. Jonathan received his PhD in Biomedicine from NYU, with a focus on molecular oncology. He did his postdoctoral fellowship in George Church’s lab at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, at Harvard, where he worked on transformative sequencing technologies and programmable cellular engineering. Having played I college basketball at St. John’s University and coached inner city public high school basketball, one of Jonathan’s long-term goals is to use sports as a medium to inspire the next generation of scientists.