Meet the Team
Holly Ganz, PhD
Co-Founder and CEO
Holly is a microbial ecologist with a BS from George Washington University, a MS from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and a PhD from UC Davis. She was a postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley. Prior to creating AnimalBiome, she studied microbes in dogs and cats at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and the UC Davis Genome Center.
Kari Goodman, PhD
Data Scientist and Co-Founder
Kari is a data scientist who studied Biology at the University of Montana, did a PhD and a postdoc at UC Berkeley in evolutionary biology and did the Insight Data Science fellowship.
Carlton Osborne, JD
Carlton holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from Stanford University. He is an experienced sales and business development leader and entrepreneur.
CHIEF LAB TECHNICIAN
Alex is a senior at UC Berkeley, who has been involved with KittyBiome from the beginning. She is also a veterinary technician with extensive experience in shelter animal medicine.
Jonathan Eisen, PhD
World-renowned evolutionary biologist and cat enthusiast. Professor/PI at UC Davis
Jennifer Gardy, PhD
Leader, Molecular Epidemiology at the BC Center for Disease Control
Stanley Marks, DVM, PhD
World-renowned expert in Small Animal Gastroenterology. Professor/PI at UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.
Adrian Tordiffe, DVM, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa