Ryan Lee

A renowned thought leader in the field of cannabis genetics, Ryan Lee is the founder of the European company Chimera Genetic Resource Management and the Canadian company Chemovar Corporation. As a breeder, author, and researcher, he developed his specialization in the field of genetic resources focused on developing disease-specific cultivars of unique cannabinoid and terpene composition. Lee is a recognized expert in manipulating the biosynthetic pathways of the cannabis plant over generations, he has also done extensive laboratory research into the chemotaxic grouping of cannabis varieties and the mechanisms of inheritance for the metabolites produced by the plant.  Working alongside some of the most recognized cannabis organizations around the world including Napro research, he has created foundational breeding programs focused on the development of both medicinal and recreational cultivars.