KPU, Optimi Health partner to advance mushroom science, research

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Applied Genomics Centre (AGC) has partnered with Optimi Health Corp on a new project focused on psilocybin-containing mushrooms. This project will use KPU AGC’s genomics technology to uncover the genetic makeup of Optimi’s psilocybin-containing mushrooms and contribute to the field of Psilocybin genetics. “Working with Health Canada licensed partners such as Optimi Health, we are able to ensure our partners achieve consistency for their products and achieve the best results for their research,” said KPU Bio-Innovation Lab Director Dr Paul Adams.