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Elan’s Deep Thoughts as 2018 Ends

12/11/18

What we experienced as a testing lab over the last 21 years very much reflects developments and trends throughout the industry. Revisit with me what this year has brought and how that will continue in the New Year (Happy 2019, BTW!). 2018 has been another banner year in the realm of growth and staying power

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A Conversation With Bryan Fine

10/31/18

Business Development Manager Bryan Fine joined Alkemist Labs in 2007 as an HPTLC Specialist. After two years as QA/QC Manager he moved to the sales side of the company. His research experience includes a year as Research Team Leader with the California Department of Veterans Affairs and Computational Biology Research Associate at UC Merced.  He

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Alkemist Labs Announces New Laboratory Director: Toto Phoutthavantha Ph.D. MSc. CLS(ASCP)

9/26/18

Garden Grove, CA (September 25, 2018) – Alkemist Labs is pleased to announce that Dr. Toto Phoutthavantha has joined the company as Laboratory Director. Dr. Phoutthavantha has over 14 years of experience in analytical laboratory testing in the the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries including clinical diagnostic testing. He spent 10 years as an Executive Laboratory Director

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Good Data vs. Bad Data: Know the Difference

8/17/18

Brandon Griffin, CEO, Ingredient Identity What is the real foundation of Quality Control? In short, it is data. Boiling it all down to the fundamentals though, there are two conceptual types of data when it comes to quality control before you decide what to do next. These being either good data or as you might be

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Sid Shares His Experience from the Natural Health Product Research Conference

6/13/18

Our CSO, Dr. Sidney Sudberg recently attended and presented at the 16th Annual Natural Health Product Research Conference in Guelph Ontario Canada.  We are happy to share a summary with you. There was a one day invitation-only workshop on “DNA Testing: Assessing the State of the Science” with Bob Hanner (Director of Canadian Barcode of Life Network, BIO, Guelph) adjacent

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The Alkemist Lab Facility

6/11/18

We’re excited to introduce you to our new lab, with over four times more space to accommodate continued growth. The new 21,000 square foot facility includes a much larger laboratory area, with the lab expanding from 1,000 sq. ft. to nearly 6,000. The new facility will offer clients increased capacity and allow for expansion of

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ALKEMIST LABS ANNOUNCES NEW BOTANICAL REFERENCE MATERIALS, REDUCED PRICES

3/21/18

Garden Grove, CA (March 21, 2018) – Visitors to Alkemist Labs’ web store will notice quite a few new botanical reference materials (BRMs) available for plants and plant parts that were previously unavailable to the market. In addition to existing offerings from Extrasynthese, Alkemist Labs’ own line, and the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia’s AHP-Verified Botanical Reference Materials,

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Alkemist Labs Has Moved!

2/16/18

  Dear Valued Client, Alkemist Labs is now operating out of a new state-of-the-art facility!   Samples should be shipped to our new address: Alkemist Labs 12661 Hoover Street Garden Grove, CA 92841 Download our updated Sample Submission Form   Here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions about our relocation: What if

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