Ancient viruses inspired THC production in marijuana plants
UPI reported on the first-ever cannabis chromosome map, which locates the genetic origins of the plant’s various characteristics and can help growers breed varieties with specific levels of THC and […]
Nov 27, 2018
B.C.’s pot players: The Researcher
B.C. Business featured Jonathan Page, an adjunct professor at UBC, in an article about key players in cannabis. Page was the first scientist to sequence the cannabis genome and is […]
Nov 21, 2018
Is weed stronger today than when your parents smoked?
Jonathan Page, an adjunct professor of botany at UBC, was interviewed for a Huffington Post story on today’s strains of cannabis. He said THC-heavy strains are the norm today but […]
Oct 19, 2018
Exploring the genes of your favourite ganja
CBC Radio’s Quirks and Quarks featured an interview with Jonathan Page, an adjunct professor in UBC’s botany department, about the genes of cannabis plants. Page said he’s not sure that there […]
Oct 15, 2018
New Brunswick universities struggle to hire for cannabis research chair roles
Jonathan Page, an adjunct professor of botany at UBC and co-founder of Anandia Laboratories, was mentioned in a Globe and Mail article about vacant cannabis-specific research chairs in New Brunswick, […]
Oct 5, 2018
Is today’s cannabis much higher potency than 25 years ago?
An article in Maclean’s quoted Jonathan Page, an adjunct professor of botany at UBC, about the potency of cannabis. He explained that in the past there was a lack of […]
Sep 26, 2018
Botanists conduct first large-scale genetic study of marijuana, hemp
A study by Canadian researchers is providing a clearer picture of the evolutionary history and genetic organization of cannabis, a step that could have agricultural, medical and legal implications for this valuable crop.
Aug 26, 2015