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John McKay

Cofounder

New West Genetics

Dr. John McKay is a Professor of Plant Evolutionary Genomics at Colorado State University. In his faculty position, McKay leads a research group on the genetics of adaptation in crops & model systems, with a focus on drought & sustainability. In 2014, when the US ended prohibition of hemp, McKay co-founded New West Genetics to apply modern genomics & breeding to the species C. sativa.

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