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Lab consultant and advisor for hemp and cannabis facilities

Consulting and Training Services

Lab consultant for hemp and cannabis facilities and more

Who I Help

Testing Laboratories Consultant

Whether you are an experienced lab that needs additional help, or expertise to bring new testing online, refine current testing practices, or troubleshoot issues, OR you are a new laboratory that is just getting started, I want to help you meet your scientific goals.

Advisor for hemp growers, producers, processors & retailers

Trying to navigate the for-profit testing market can be difficult, regardless of your level of familiarity with scientific analysis. I am here to help you with everything from choosing and vetting a laboratory that meets your needs to interpreting testing results. I want to be the scientist that works for you to ensure you’re getting the most out of your testing experience.

As a consultant, I share my knowledge in analytical chemistry as an industry recognized expert of cannabis and hemp testing.

Testing Laboratory Services

Technical Consulting

Technical Consulting

  • Analysis of cannabinoids, residual solvents, pesticides, mycotoxins, terpenes

  • Method development

  • Method validation

  • Troubleshooting

  • Document generation, review and editing for SOPs, validation reports and training programs

Scientific Advising

Scientific Advising

  • Evaluation and recommendations on practices and methods

  • Guidance on

    • Laboratory set-up

    • Staffing matters

    • Regulatory elements

    • Market/client expectations

Technical Training

Technical Training

  • Lecture, training exercises and hands-on sample preparation workflows and instrumental analysis

  • Core laboratory skills

  • Sample preparation techniques

  • Gas chromatography

  • Liquid chromatography

  • Various detectors, including mass spectrometers

  • Data analysis and interpretation

As your advisor, I become your expert team member in discussions with labs or other agencies when technical issues are involved.

Growers / Producers / Processors / Retailers

Lab Vetting

Lab Vetting

  • Client audit of lab

  • SOP review

  • Staff interviews

  • Evaluation of testing quality

Test Results Interpretation

Test Results Interpretation

  • Certification of Analysis review

  • Answer questions about test results

  • Extract information you need

Hemp testing training


  • Testing for non-scientists

  • How to read your results

  • How and what to ask your lab

In-house hemp testing consultant

In-house Testing

  • Establish in-house testing

  • Train staff to run instruments

Julie Kowalski
My expertise can help your company grow and thrive faster than if you try to tackle all of the technical details on your own.
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