People Places Planet PodcastEpisode 8
Environmental Disruptors: Brewing Cannabis with Beer Yeast
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Environmental Disruptors: Brewing Cannabis with Beer Yeast
By Environmental Law Institute • View the Website

In this episode, Dave Rejeski, Director of ELI’s Technology, Innovation, and the Environment Program, talks with Jay Keasling, UC Berkeley professor and synthetic biologist, about his game-changing innovation. Keasling and his teams engineered yeast – yes, the same yeast used to brew beer – to produce high-quality, low-cost THC and CBD at a much lower environmental impact.

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