Controlling Terpenes and Cannabinoids in Flower and Extract

Presented At:
LabRoots - Cannabis Sciences Virtual Event 2019

Presented By:
Markus Roggen, PhD - Founder & CEO, Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures

Speaker Biography:
Dr. Roggen's latest project, Complex Biotech Discovery Ventures, a fundamental research laboratory and CRO of the cannabis industry. His research interests lie in the metabolite composition and behavior throughout the production cycle, SFE process optimization, and development of innovative therapeutic formulations. Dr. Roggen received his master in science degree from Imperial College, London, UK in 2008. He then pursued his graduate degree is organic chemistry at the Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETHZ), where he received his PhD in 2012.

Controlling Terpenes and Cannabinoids in Flower and Extract

Webinar Abstract:
The cannabis industry has realized that not just one or two compounds of the plant are important for a variety of medical indications. A plethora of metabolites, e.g. terpenes, flavonoids and cannabinoids, give rise to the desired effects. Such chemical makeups are not only dictated by the strain/cultivar, but also influenced by grow methods, drying and curing, and also the extraction method. Unfortunately, it is mostly overlooked how these processes lead to high quality, reliable products. This talk will discuss our latest findings on how to control the molecular makeup throughout the production pipeline.

Learning Objectives:
1. The audience will learn about the changes that happen to cannabis and its bioactive molecules during different production stages.
2. The audience will learn about ways of how to control such changes and even consciously manipulate molecular profiles.

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When he talks about milling right before extracting. Same applies to prerolls. Dispensaries should make prerolls daily to preserve flavor. Making them in bulk once a month etc makes for dry shitty grass flavored prerolls.

Hi there is there anyway I can talk to you direct -- I am an organic chemist and was interested in learning a bit more about this chemistry

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excellent video thank you so much for uploading. fascinating work.

i love how he dosnt understand curing !first off im no dr. but if you dry to anything below 10% you will ruin your weed ! second if you dont cure your weed will taste like grass clipings so yea gotta cure in glass jars burp once per day for 2 weeks or until it smells "good" . third i should of finished school instead of growing weed so i could be a weed doctor. if you grind your weed you crush the tricones . the only reason he got more is because there was 4 plus times the amount you can fit in extractor . if you dont grind you get all the tricones in perfect shape thus giving you better taste !!

I find this very interesting. Dr. Roggen, I was wondering if several different strains each containing specific profiles of predictable traits could be blended to a standard formula to help with the conformity in medicinal applications? Also in our test we let the plant go full cycle male and female, using landrace. I think it is impossible to control any traits of todays hybrids as they really aren't stable to start with adding unpredictable complexity not suitable for any medicinal applications. Please make more of these short clips.

There are not 200+ terpenes found in Cannabis, more like 150 have been identified, if you think there are 200+ try and make a list of all of them.

Scissor chopped beats milled..

Did he mention the drying parameters in regards to humidity and temps??? I didn't catch it