Jonathan Scheiman

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, FitBiomics

Jonathan is a former research fellow at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, at Harvard. He has worked on transformative sequencing technologies and programmable cellular engineering, with publications in leading journals such as Science and Nature Methods. Along with George Church he has co-founded FitBiomics, a sports biotechnology startup that is sequencing the microbiome of elite athletes to identify and isolate novel probiotics for applications in performance, recovery, and general health. Having played Division 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.

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