SeedCEO: Ara Katz Lead Investor: Marlon Nichols
Seed is an ecosystem of scientists, doctors, innovators, thinkers, and translational storytellers, pioneering the inquiry and application of microbiome science to improve human and planetary health. The microbiome marks an evolution of health—both within and beyond our bodies. New technologies and research inform that each one of us is a vast and complex ecosystem. The new biology reveals the potential of bacteria to restore and sustain the systemic health of ourselves and our environment, radically transforming our approach to medicine, hygiene, diet, and living. Seed’s Scientific Advisory Board is comprised of scientists, researchers, doctors, and authors across the fields of microbiology, immunology, genetics, metabolomics, gastroenterology, pediatrics, molecular biology, and transcriptomics—including primary investigators from the NIH’s Human Microbiome Project. They lead labs, teach at world-renowned academic institutions, and have among them 2800+ publications and over 140,000 citations in peer-reviewed scientific journals and textbooks.