Jack has a decade worth of experience in the field of plant molecular genetics coordinating large-scale research goals with international collaborators and working independently on complex gene regulation and nutrient metabolism projects. Jack obtained a M.Sc. from Illinois State University for genetically engineering crops with increased yield of biofuel precursors. He then earned a Ph.D. in Botany from the University of British Columbia for investigating gene regulation of plant nitrogen metabolism with next-gen sequencing technologies. Jack possesses an extensive knowledge of implementing molecular genetic techniques towards innovative solutions. Jack combines his passion and expertise in plant molecular biology with his drive to advance the North American cannabis movement.
Dr. Kevin Mehr
Dr. Mehr has spent the last five years driving the development of large-scale micropropagation programs for cannabis in North America. With a diverse set of experience in operations, technical sales, and business development for tissue culture nursery businesses, Dr. Mehr is exceptionally suited to advance the Genie Lab vision. Kevin received his Ph.D. in Genome Science and Technology from the University of British Columbia and translates this experience with genetics and plant science to every facet of operations, product innovation, and establishing new sales channels. Kevin has established key partnerships with some of the largest licensed cannabis producers in Canada and the US, and continues to ensure company execution while driving the industry forward.