Holly E. Johnson, Ph.D, has joined the staff of Alkemist Labs as senior analytical chemist, leading project teams in analytical testing and R&D as well as performing specialized research.
Dr. Johnson earned her Ph.D. in pharmacognosy at the College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois, Chicago, under renowned pharmacognosist and researcher Dr. Norman Farnsworth. Additional education includes a B.S. in environmental biology, and a B.S. in botany, Department of Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Arcata, Calif.
“Dr. Johnson’s training under Dr. Norm Farnsworth and subsequent field work with botanicals, coupled with her innate appreciation for botanicals and expertise in analytical applications and instrumentation are complementary to our specialized areas of expertise,” said Elan Sudberg, CEO of Alkemist Labs. “We’re pleased to have her on the team.”
“Along with Dr. Johnson’s superior scientific acumen, her deep appreciation for natural products and her expertise with the instrumentation used for their analysis, as well as her leadership style and personable attitude, she is a perfect fit for Alkemist Labs,” said Dr. Sidney Sudberg, founder, president and chief scientific officer.
“I am delighted to be Working with Alkemist; focusing my skills and experience on developing innovative methods to support Alkemists clients, many of the leading manufacturers in the industry,” Dr. Johnson said.