Spectra Analytical Lab was founded on June 4th,2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii to help provide precise analytical testing to Hawaii‘s newly emerging medical cannabis industry.
As an accredited ISO/IEC 17025-2017 laboratory, Spectra Analytical Lab serves as a third-party interface between the Hawaii department of Health (HDOH) and medical cannabis dispensaries. Our mission is to meticulously verify that cannabis flowers and products meet the stringent quality standards mandated by the HDOH. Through rigorous testing, we uphold the safety and well-being of medical cannabis patients, making this process an essential cornerstone of their care. We are committed to public safety and ensure full laboratory compliance and testing guidelines to build a safer cannabis industry in Hawaii.
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Mr. Covington has extensive experience in laboratory management, analytical instrumentation, ISO compliance, and regulatory compliance. Mr. Covington has been working in the cannabis industry for over 5 years, including cannabinoid profiling, cannabis chemistry, and cannabis product R&D. Mr. Covington has 20+ years of experience in project management in the fields of commercial construction, engineering, solid and hazardous waste cleanup, wetland reclamation, and hydraulic restoration.
As a trained virologist, Dr. Lazaga's dissertation was titled "Investigation of archetype human polyomavirus JCPyV cellular tropism and genomic alterations in JCPyV pathogenesis”. He also completed his Master of Science degree in Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering from UHM. His hobbies include tennis and eating. He also ran the Honolulu marathon 6 times.
Prior to joining Spectra Analytical in September 2017, Shalin worked as an Analytical Chemist in the pharmaceutical and food testing industry for three years. He is enjoying the greener side, enjoys spending time with his two dogs, Loki and Gummy.