Meet the Team

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Holly Ganz, PhD

Chief Science Officer, Co-Founder

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Holly received her PhD from the University of California, Davis, a Masters of Science from the the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego and a Bachelors of Science from George Washington University. She has studied the interaction between microbes and their hosts for over 20 years. When she's not studying the microbiomes of pets and wild life, Holly can be found roaming the East Bay hillsides with her rescued herding dogs, Yuki, Charlie, and Darwin.

Carlton Osborne

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder

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Carlton received his Doctor of Juris Prudence from Stanford Law School and a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. He left the practice of law over 15 years ago and had a variety of general management and business development roles, including the founding of a venture backed SaaS start-up. After supporting AnimalBiome from the background since its inception, Carlton joined the team full-time in November, 2018. Carlton also roams the East Bay hillsides with Holly, Yuki, Charlie and Darwin.

Alex Martin

Animal Care Director, Co-Founder

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Alex received her Bachelors of Arts from the University of California, Berkeley. After 1,000s of hours of veterinary tech and volunteer work, Alex was set on becoming a DVM. Instead, her research with Holly turned into a start-up and she hasn't looked back. Alex shares her home --and office-- with her chihuahua mix, Noodle, who works tirelessly as the Chief Sniffing Officer at AnimalBiome.

MJ Seminoff

Operations Manager

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Holly received her PhD from the University of California, Davis, a Masters of Science from the the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego and a Bachelors of Science from George Washington University. She has studied the interaction between microbes and their hosts for over 20 years. When she's not studying the microbiomes of pets and wild life, Holly can be found roaming the East Bay hillsides with her rescued herding dogs, Yuki, Charlie, and Darwin.

Zhandra Entrolezo

Molecular Laboratory Manager

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Zhandra is a lifelong animal lover with a soft spot for felines and reptiles. She hopes to be a cat mom soon, but in the meantime keeps company with the mischievous neighborhood kitties.

Dawn Kingsbury, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

Chief Veterinary Officer

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Dawn received her DVM from NCSU, practiced small animal medicine with a focus on internal medicine for over 10 years before completing a PhD at UCD in Integrative Pathobiology in 2015, where she studied the molecular biology of Salmonella infections in the GI tract.

MJ Seminoff

Operations Manager

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Holly received her PhD from the University of California, Davis, a Masters of Science from the the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego and a Bachelors of Science from George Washington University. She has studied the interaction between microbes and their hosts for over 20 years. When she's not studying the microbiomes of pets and wild life, Holly can be found roaming the East Bay hillsides with her rescued herding dogs, Yuki, Charlie, and Darwin.

Zhandra Entrolezo

Molecular Laboratory Manager

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Zhandra is a lifelong animal lover with a soft spot for felines and reptiles. She hopes to be a cat mom soon, but in the meantime keeps company with the mischievous neighborhood kitties.

Dawn Kingsbury, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

Chief Veterinary Officer

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Dawn received her DVM from NCSU, practiced small animal medicine with a focus on internal medicine for over 10 years before completing a PhD at UCD in Integrative Pathobiology in 2015, where she studied the molecular biology of Salmonella infections in the GI tract.

Dawn Kingsbury, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)

Chief Veterinary Officer

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Dawn received her DVM from NCSU, practiced small animal medicine with a focus on internal medicine for over 10 years before completing a PhD at UCD in Integrative Pathobiology in 2015, where she studied the molecular biology of Salmonella infections in the GI tract.