Shelby Ellison, PhD.

American Feral Hemp Germplasm Collection and Characterization

To be broadcast on February 21, 11:00 MST

Dr. Shelby Ellison is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She received a B.S. at UW-Madison, a Ph.D. in Genetics at UC-Davis and was an NSF Postdoctoral Fellow at UW-Madison. Her research interests include preserving, characterizing, and utilizing genetic diversity in alternative crops to meet the needs of farmers while considering environmental implications. She is also interested in how human interactions with plants, through domestication and breeding, have altered the plant genome and how we can use these selection signatures to trace domestication and improvement throughout history. Dr. Ellison is leading a nationwide effort to collect feral hemp germplasm to help rebuild the new US hemp seedbank.

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Dmitry Kurouski, PhD

Raman spectroscopy-assisted diagnosis of cannabis physiological differences

July 17th, 11:00AM MST

Dmitry Kurouski earned his MS in Biochemistry from Belarusian State University, Belarus and PhD (Distinguished Dissertation) in Analytical Chemistry from SUNY Albany, NY, USA. After a Postdoc in the laboratory of Professor Richard P. Van Duyne at Northwestern University, Dr Kurouski joined BoehringerIngelheim Pharmaceuticals, […]

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Elise Weerts, Ph.D.

Interactions of Delta-9 Tetrahydrocannabinol

July 11, 2024, 1:00 PM

Dr. Weerts is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and core faculty in the preclinical Division of Behavioral Biology (DBB) the Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit (BPRU) for human clinical and laboratory research.  She has […]

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Felipe Sarmiento Salazar, PhD

Flowering modulation in Cannabis sp. by night
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June 19, 2024 11:00AM MT

Dr. Felipe Sarmiento Salazar is a biologist graduated from the Universidad de los Andes, doctor in Biology from the University of Freiburg and professor at the Department of Biology of the National University of Colombia since 2016. Professor Sarmiento has extensive experience in […]

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Ken Olejar, PhD

Cannabinoid extraction and modification: Current and future trends

May 15th, 11:00 AM MST

Dr Ken Olejar is a Research Associate at Colorado State University – Pueblo and the founder of AgriBioactive Consulting. He obtained his MSc in Pharmaceutical Science from the University of Florida and his PhD in Analytical Chemistry from The University of Auckland, New […]

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Ethan Russo, MD

Limonene, THC, Herbal Synergy and the Entourage Effect

June 13, 2024, 1:00PM MT

Ethan Russo, MD, is a board-certified child and adult neurologist(1987), psychopharmacologist, and Founder/CEO of CReDO Science. He is also Chief Medical Officer to Andira Pharmaceuticals, Senior Medical Advisor to Canurta, and Medical Director of Breeder’s Best. He was Director of R&D for the […]

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