Amber Wise, PhD
Programming Committee Chair
Amber Wise has a PhD in Chemistry from UC-Berkeley and spent the early part of her career as an undergraduate chemistry lecturer and research professor for 7 years at universities in San Francisco, Bangladesh and Chicago. After transitioning out of academia in 2016, she was the Scientific Director at Avitas Agriculture in Washington and Oregon for two years, overseeing the cannabis extraction and refinement facilities and handling the data analysis, new product development and scientific growth of the company. She is currently the Science director at Medicine Creek Analytics, an ISO-17025 accredited cannabis testing lab outside Seattle. She serves on the Washington State Dept. of Ecology Cannabis Science Task Force Steering Committee and assists in organizing a Seattle-based cannabis science group, CANN-STEM.