James Laughlin, B.S.


Laboratory Manager

James Laughlin earned his B.S. in Animal Science from Colorado State University, and has over ten years of experience in laboratory management. He has worked in a broad range of laboratory settings from a biological safety level three facility working with Burkholderia mallei to investigating the genetics behind nicotine addiction. James came to ChemaTox with a strong background in a variety molecular biology techniques including real time PCR and tissue culture. Since joining the company, James has also added a variety of chromatography techniques to his repertoire, including liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC/MS) and gas chromatography-flame ionization detection (GC-FID). Here at ChemaTox in addition to insuring that the laboratory operates smoothly on a day to day basis, James assists in new assay development and optimizing current techniques.