Mr. Robert Davidson
Robert is a seasoned Life Sciences Executive with 30 Years experience in cutting edge sciences. He is a strategic team builder and leader.
Ms. Mehrnaz Razavi
Chief Operating Officer, COO
A polished Executive Mehrnaz brings over 20+ Years of Intl. business experience, including offices in Dubai and Seoul and a Cambridge MBA.
Mr. Sina Rezai
Chief Financial Officer – CFO
Incorporated Partner for “Farmanara & Rezai CPA LLP” Director; CPA, CA. A talented financial executive with a proactive managerial style.
Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Norrie Russell
Chairman, Clinical & Regulatory Affairs
Global Head Biological Science and Technology Astrazeneca Rx 20 years, seasoned Life Sciences executive, CSO and CEO for over 20 years in several innovative biotechnology companies.
Dr. Jon Chesnut
Science Director SAB
Global R&D Leader ThermoFisher; GeneTherapy and Cell Biology Division. World renowned inventor of numerous, cutting edge genetic engineering technologies.
Dr. Gurdev Khush
Breeding & Genetics
UC Davis; Intl. renowned Plant Breeder and Scientist. Multiple Award Winner: Wolf Prize Israel, Japan Prize, World Food Prize, Borlag Award, and a Member of the NAS.
Mr. Terry Roycroft
Cannabis Consultant, Clinics
One of Canada’s Premier Cannabis Consultants, Terry is a pioneer in patient advocacy with the first Canadian cannabis clinics. Enlightens’ patient program lead.
Research and Development Team
We are a team of creative thinkers and visionaries, with a diverse range of complimentary skill sets.
We believe our ideas are realized and made stronger through collaboration, that creative ideas shine brighter when bright minds join discussion in the effort to establish the best path forward.
Each of our team offers unique, proprietary intellectual property and or know how to accomplish our goals.
The cannabis industry is in it’s infancy with numerous issues identified, each of which requires a timely, effective solution.
Drawing from the lessons of agricultural biotechnology, we encompass a science-driven, non GMO strategy into each of our cannabis research programs.
We look forward to engaging with our partners in a mutually rewarding journey of bio-discovery in cannabis.
Dr. Paul Predki
Lead R&D and Scientific Advisor
Co-Founder of Iridia DNA Storage, Ex VP Life Technologies R&D, Co-Founder of Protometrix, Paul is an accomplished serial biotech entrepreneur.
Dr. Guri Johal
Plant Breeding and Genetics
Professor Purdue University, Ex Dupont/Pioneer Hi-bred Agri Biotech Sr. Scientest, one of the worlds most renowned, innovative corn geneticists.
Dr. Ali Reza Salami
Plant Genetics, Rare Germplasm
University Tehran, Ali is an accomplished Geneticist. Only gov. licensed R&D cannabis cultivation, rare germplasm drug type Indicas; natural wild type
Dr. Nasser Yalpani
Plant Transgenics, Disease Resistance
Ex- Senior Scientist Dupont/Pioneer Hi-bred Ag Biotech. Nasser’s specialty is plant disease and insect resistance.
Dr. Rudi Grimm
Analytics, Science Project Management
Ex Global market development proteomics and metabolomics Agilent, strategic academic collaborations. Specialty analytical instrumentation, metabolomics.
Dr. Kumar Bala
Project Management, USDA Liaison
Ex- Dupont/Pioneer Hi-bred Agri Biotech, an experienced life sciences executive in both genomics and proteoomics. Liaison USDA technology transfer.
Ms. Ellen Yang
Cultivation; Master Cannabis Grower
With over 20 years of premium cannabis cultivation experience, Ellen has garnered a reputation for quality. Her interests are in organic and living soil cultivation.
Dr. S. Khatodia
Qualified R&D Facilities Management
Surender is a qualified laboratory supervisor, with deep plant tissue culture and molecular biology experience. He is also author of several technical publications.