Dr. Darryl Hudson is the co-founder of InPlanta Biotechnology and the VP of Science & Innovation for the Flowr Corporation. He received his PhD in Molecular Biology & Genetics from the University of Guelph in 2010. Following a postdoctoral fellowship and work developing commercial fertilizers, he has focused the majority of his time towards the emerging Cannabis industry. After helping to form a Cannabis production company in 2013 under the newly established Canadian MMPR regulations, Dr. Hudson moved on to work as a consultant for projects throughout North America. With a focus on both, science quality and safety, he continues to utilize his expertise to optimize cultivation and quality assurance protocols within the Cannabis industry. Dr. Hudson has helped develop SOP’s and QA standards for all aspects of Cannabis production including cultivation, extraction, formulation and analytical testing. Through his work in the Cannabis industry, Dr. Hudson has become involved with the treatment of PTSD, specifically in military veterans. He continues to breed new Cannabis varieties designed specifically developed for agricutural and medical purposes. He is a constant advocate for quality, affordable medicine produced from the Cannabis plant while also overseeing hundreds of acres of hemp cultivation for food and fiber around the globe.