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Kimberly Ross

Chief Science Officer at Peak Compliance, LLC

Kim is the chief scientific officer at Peak Compliance, LCC, and has written for Analytical Cannabis on lab practices since 2019. She earned her PhD from the University of Colorado's Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology program and is currently a contributing member to ASTM's D37 Committee for development of standards for cannabis products and processes and a participant in the Colorado Marijuana Enforcement Division's cannabis regulatory workgroup.

Latest content from Kimberly Ross

Technological Advances in Cannabis Testing

Welcome to our latest eBook, Technological Advances in Cannabis Testing, a collection of features on some of the most exciting developments in marijuana testing, penned by some of the brilliant people making them happen.


The Promising Future of Cannabis Testing Laboratories

Kimberly Ross, the chief scientific officer at Peak Compliance, explores the future of cannabis testing in the US, should federal legalization take effect.


How Cannabis Labs Can Benefit From Data and Process Automation

Kimberly Ross, chief scientific officer at Peak Compliance, LCC, explains how cannabis labs can gain efficiency by modernizing their data handling techniques and digitizing their record keeping.


Tips for Launching a Modern Cannabis Testing Lab

So, to help guarantee a successful lab launch, this Analytical Cannabis How to Guide breaks down the factors every lab owner should consider before opening their operation.


The Challenges of Standardizing and Regulating Hemp Testing

Kimberly Ross of Peak Compliance Labs outlines the many obstacles hemp faces before it becomes fully regulated in the US.


Challenges of Regulatory Oversight, Quality Testing, and Standardization within a Global Patchwork of Hemp Markets

In this webinar, Kim Ross, PhD, Chief Science Officer at Peak Compliance Labs will be discussing the establishment and standardization of consumer safety benchmarks for hemp-derived products, including an overview of current state-mandated testing for cannabis in the US and suitability of this framework for hemp quality control testing.


Avoiding the Pitfalls of Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry in the Cannabis Lab

To help avoid the common pitfalls of the technique, Dr Kimberly Ross, chief science officer at Peak Compliance, and Julie Kowalski of JA Kowalski Science Support outline where LC-MS can go wrong in this original Analytical Cannabis list.


Why Good Manufacturing Practices Will Play a Central Role in the Global Cannabis Industry

There’s a lot of buzz around good manufacturing practices (GMP) in the cannabis industry. But why are they so needed? And how are they best implemented? Dr Kimberly Ross, chief science officer at Peak Compliance, answers all these questions and more in this original Analytical Cannabis list.


Virtual Tour of a Cannabis Lab

Take a step by step guided tour of a virtual cannabis lab and see the journey of a cannabis sample from collection right through to the production of a certificate of analysis.


Chromatography Profiling in the Cannabis Lab

It’s crucial that cannabis labs have effective, preventative maintenance programs for their instruments. Read about all these tips and more in this Analytical Cannabis list.