Aurélie de Rus Jacquet

Aurelie de Rus Jacquet is a group leader in the Neurosciences axis of the Centre de Recherche du CHU de Québec-Université Laval, and an Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Université Laval. She is a neurobiologist and an ethnopharmacologist specializing in the study of Parkinson’s disease. Her research led her to document … Read more

Baishali Dutta

An experienced environmental scientist of over 15 years and engineer by profession, Baishali Dutta has a master’s and Ph.D. degree in Bioresource Engineering from McGill University with a focus in anthropogenic impacts of climate change and environmental sustainability. With several years cultivating her expertise in federal, academic and industry specific milieu, she joined Groupe AGÉCO … Read more

Benoit Lamarche

Benoît Lamarche is the Scientific Director of the Centre Nutrition, Santé et Société (NUTRISS). He is also a full professor at Université Laval’s School of Nutrition and a research member of INAF. Since 2018, he has been leading the NutriQuébec project, the largest food study ever conducted in Quebec. He has published over 400 scientific … Read more

Bruno Fettweis

Bruno Fettwis, an accomplished administrator and president, brings over 25 years of experience in business management and the agricultural sector. He initially ventured into the cannabis industry in 2001 but later transitioned to other aspects of agriculture, focusing on sericultural activities. His move to fresh vegetable farming in 2013 broadened his agricultural knowledge significantly. With … Read more

Charlène Roussel

Charlène Roussel holds a dual Ph.D. in Microbiology, Biotechnology, and Health (Université Clermont-Auvergne, France) and Applied Biological Sciences (Ghent University, Belgium). For nearly 4 years, she has been working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF, ULaval). During her dual Ph.D. program spanning both French and Belgian universities, Charlène … Read more

Claudine Manach

Claudine Manach is a senior scientist at INRAE’s Human Nutrition Unit in Clermont-Ferrand, France. She is interested in interindividual variation in response to food, and has been working on polyphenols for over 20 years. She has published over 120 scientific articles and book chapters. In the field of polyphenols, her research aims to improve the … Read more

Colin Stott

Colin has a BSc (Hons) in Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry and is a veteran of the cannabis / cannabinoid medicines industry, with more than 20 years in the sector. As Director of Research and Development Operations at GW Pharma, Colin was closely involved in the approval of Sativex®, GW’s first licensed cannabis-based product, and the … Read more

Cristoforo Silvestri

Since 2017, Dr. Silvestri has been an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Université Laval and holds the Sentinel North partnership research chair on the gut microbiome-endocannabinoid system as an integrator of extreme environmental influences on bioenergetics. He  has extensive experience in collaborating with world-renowned pharmaceutical industries in the field of intestinal microbiota … Read more