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

Co-Founder and Data Scientist

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

Business Advisor

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.

Bob Martin, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Bob brings more than 40 years of executive-level financial experience, including CFO of several successful venture backed entities Lexar media, Formfactor, Macrovision. CPA - New York, BBA - Accounting

Zhandra Entrolezo, B.S.

Zhandra holds a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from UC Davis. Subsequently she completed the UC Berkeley Extension Clinical Laboratory Scientist Preparatory Program.

Alexandra Martin

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

Leah Isaacson, DVM, CCRP


Associate Veterinarian at Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital. General practitioner providing well care, geriatric care, dentistry, and surgery. Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner.

Adrian Tordiffe, DVM, PhD


Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Co-Founders of AnimalBiome: Holly H. Ganz, PhD and Kari R. Goodman, PhD