About Us

Our Founders

Aly Burtch
Co-Founder & Managing Director
BSc (Ryerson University), MEIE student (Ryerson University)

Alejandro Saettone
Co-Founder & Director of Research and Development
BSc (UNMSM), MSc (Ryerson University), PhD candidate (Ryerson University)

Our Advisors

Dr. Kimberley Gilbride
Scientific Advisor
Professor; Biomedical Sciences Interim Program Director; Biology & Biomedical Sciences Coop Advisor at Ryerson University
BSc (Concordia University), MSc (University of Guelph), PhD (University of Toronto)

Dr. Joseph McPhee
Scientific Advisor
Assistant Professor at Ryerson University
BSc (Hons, St. Francis Xavier University), PhD (University of British Columbia)

Bob McCulloch
Business Advisor
President & CEO at CYOR Consulting Group
BSc (University of Toronto), MBA (University of Western Ontario – Ivey School of Business)


“We aim to play a part in creating a well-informed society with knowledge of their own biology. We want to utilize science communication to bridge the gap between scientists and non-scientists”


“We envision ourselves becoming one of the leading companies globally with focus on creating valuable solutions for microbiome research”

Supporting Partners