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SAN FRANCISCO (GenomeWeb) – FitBiomics, a spinout from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, is sequencing the microbiomes of athletes to identify whether certain bacteria contribute to athletes' fitness. Its goal is to then isolate and develop those bacteria into probiotics.

Jonathan Scheiman, CEO of FitBiomics, is also a research fellow in George Church's lab at Harvard and the two are cofounders of the firm along with Alex Evans, who will serve as head of athletics. The firm currently has around 10 employees.

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