Co-Chair | Faculty | Horticulture
Mike Jenkins, Ph.D.

Faculty, Horticulture Department


Dr. Jenkins is a plant ecological physiologist who has been teaching, researching, and consulting at universities, research sites, and cultivation facilities around the globe since he started his academic work 20+ years ago. 

After completing his PhD he entered the cannabis industry in Colorado where he focused on how cannabis responds to different environments and growing conditions

Since then he opened a company Rubisco Research and Consulting who offers consulting services for the cannabis and hemp industry, as well as research. He has built out a team of world-class scientists that as a group is now focusing their expertise on testing, experimenting, and developing the world’s most robust and influential data sets, analyses, and results on cannabis and hemp; which are used to maximize productivity at any scale in any environment.