540 E Vilas Rd, Suite F
Central Point, OR 97502
Hours of Operation: 10am - 4pm Monday - Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Closed Saturday and Sunday
Meet the EVIO / Medford Team
Anthony Smith, PhD
Chief Science Officer, EVIO Labs
EVIO Labs Chief Science Officer and founder of Kenevir Technologies, LLC and Kenevir Research Labs, Dr. Anthony Smith received his PhD from Oregon State University in Molecular & Cellular Biology with an emphasis on biochemistry, metabolism and nutrition. Dr. Smith was recently appointed to the Oregon governor's Task Force on Researching the Medicinal and Public Health Properties of Cannabis. He brings over 15 years of natural product research, quality assurance, product development, GMP manufacturing, FDA & regulatory experience and analytical expertise to the EVIO group.
Jason Wilson, MS
Director of Operations, EVIO Labs
Jason brings a variety of skill sets to EVIO Labs. He earned a B.A. from the University of Mississippi and an M.S. from Southern Oregon University in Environmental Education, a degree specializing both in Biology and Education. At the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi, he worked with the USDA Natural Products Research Center and the NIDA Cannabis Research and Development Laboratory providing Information Technology support and analytical instrumentation service. Jason brings with him nearly 10 years of technology, marketing, and science education experience to EVIO Labs.
Ian Riversong, BS
Laboratory Director, EVIO Labs Medford
Mr. Riversong serves as the laboratory technical director for EVIO Labs / Medford (previously known as Kenevir Research). Ian graduated from Southern Oregon University with a BS in Chemistry where he gained hands-on experience with a variety of analytical chemistry techniques including liquid and gas chromatography, NMR, mass spectroscopy, UV-Vis Spectroscopy, RAMAN Spectroscopy, AAS, and ICP/OES. Ian’s collegiate capstone work focused on elucidating the electrochemistry of wine tannins using chromatographic separation via HPLC and compound characterization with cyclic voltammetry and chronoamperometry.
Ian later spent several years working as an enologist for Pallet Wine Company, a custom crush facility located in the Rogue Valley, where he oversaw the production of all wine lots, totaling over 1000 barrels of wine, from grape crush to bottling. Ian managed the laboratory there performing various chemical extractions and characterizations including titrations, distillations, free-SO2 analysis, protein stability assays, alcohol level determination, enzymatic assays, and chromatography. After working in the wine industry, Mr. Riversong went on to spend over a year in the cannabis industry serving as a chemist developing cannabinoid and terpenoid extraction and analytical methods while operating and maintaining various extraction technologies including supercritical fluid extractors and short-path stills in a production environment.
Nathan Albert, BS
Laboratory Technician, EVIO Labs Medford
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