Jonathan Scheiman

Co-founder and CEO of FitBiomics

Jonathan Scheiman, PhD

Jonathan is a co-founder and the CEO of FitBiomics, a biotechnology startup that is sequencing the microbiome of elite athletes to identify and develop[ 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 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.