Front Range Biosciences Explores Breeding Cannabis for Disease Resistance, Drought Tolerance and More
Front Range Biosciences may be a start-up, but it looks more like an established research company. That’s because the Colorado-based agricultural biotech company has the backing of an acclaimed agricultural research university to help launch a genomics research project to learn more about the medical and nutraceutical uses of cannabis.
The company’s co-founders, Jon Vaught and Nick Hofmeister, both have extensive backgrounds in biotech. Vaught is an organic chemist who has spent most of his career in molecular diagnostics, working in pharmaceuticals and developing technologies for early detection of cancer and food safety….