Dr.Phoutthavantha has over 14 years of experience in analytical laboratory testing in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries including clinical diagnostic testing. He spent 10 years as an executive laboratory director and consultant in CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) high complex laboratories with Biotech Industries Corporations.
He was a senior research scientist for over 10 years including time at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Battelle. His educational background includes a PhD in Molecular Genetics from The Ohio State University where he also did a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship focusing on Genetic Medicine, Pharmacogenetics and Toxicology.
“We are very excited to have Toto join the Alkemist team. His experience and knowledge is an excellent fit with our strategy for the future,” said Alkemist Labs CEO, Elan Sudberg. “With our demonstrated fundamental strengths in botanical testing and the complementary experience that Toto brings from the clinical diagnostic and cannabis industries, Alkemist will continue to be at the forefront of innovation as the industry evolves.”
“Alkemist Lab’s commitment to delivering quality and safety in botanical testing, impressed me from the beginning,” Dr. Phoutthavantha said. “With my extensive experience leading numerous laboratories, it’s clear that Alkemist is extremely innovative in the industry, and I’m excited to help drive their future growth in new ground-breaking directions.”