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Holly Ganz, PhD

Dr. Holly Ganz is a microbiologist turned entrepreneur. In 2016, she left academic research at UC Davis to create AnimalBiome, a company that provides microbiome assessments for dogs and cats and creates restorative remedies to help promote healthy guts. Dr. Ganz received her PhD from UC Davis, where she studied co-evolution between microbes and animals. After receiving her doctorate, she was a post-doctoral fellow at UC Berkeley, where she studied how bacterial pathogens survive in soil to infect wildlife. She subsequently applied microbial genomics to study the canine oral microbiome, as a visiting scientist at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Ganz is dedicated to improving animal health and wellness through applying the latest innovations in microbiology.