Jonathan is the co-founder and CEO of Anandia, a leading cannabis testing and genetics company based in Vancouver, and an Adjunct Professor at UBC. He has spent his scientific career deciphering the genetic and biochemical secrets of medicinal plants, including the production of cannabinoids in cannabis. In 2010, Jonathan co-led the Canadian team that reported the first sequence of the cannabis genome. He lectures widely on cannabis science and actively contributes to policy discussions regarding cannabis legalization. Jonathan founded Anandia to build a strong scientific foundation for cannabis, and to translate new discoveries for the benefit of humanity.