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Julia Bramante

Cannabis Reference Laboratory Manager, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, Denver, Colorado, USA

Biggest breakthrough?

It has been inspiring to see the unique combinations of analytical technologies that are being developed and implemented to answer “unknowns” and also re-evaluate what was previously regarded as well known. We have seen this in the ongoing exploration of cannabinoid identification and profiling, especially with regard to cannabinoid conversion chemistry. 


Although it is often presented as the antithesis of creative disciplines like the arts, one of the most important aspects of science is creativity. It is when challenges are approached with perseverance, open-mindedness, and creativity that the greatest breakthroughs are encountered in science (and, arguably, in life). To that end, allowing oneself to branch out into a wide variety of interests and fields of study often has inadvertent, significant impacts.

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