MSI PI George Weiblen (professor, Plant and Microbial Biology) is featured in a story about genomic research into Cannabis sativa as legislatures discuss its legalization for medicinal and recreational use. The story was featured on Minneapolis/St. Paul tv station Fox 9.
Professor Weiblen has studied Cannabis sativa and its close relative hemp for many years. His group uses MSI resources for their genomics studies.
The Fox 9 story can be found on their website: Wild, Wild Weed: Genetics, Business and Politics Changing Cannabis.