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Pragna Gaur

Senior Forensic Scientist-Illicit Drug Analysis Unit | NSW Forensic & Analytical Science Service

Pragna Gaur

Pragna has more than ten years of expe­ri­ence as a Senior Foren­sic Sci­en­tist with the illic­it drug analy­sis lab-Foren­sic ana­lyt­i­cal sci­ence ser­vices. She is an expert in the ana­lyt­i­cal work of illic­it drugs. She has in-depth knowl­edge of qual­i­ty assur­ance, method devel­op­ment and train­ing in Illic­it drug iden­ti­fi­ca­tion field.

She has MScTech from Uni­ver­si­ty of New South Wales (UNSW) , and have com­pli­ment­ed her qual­i­fi­ca­tions by work­ing with­in the indus­tri­al, ana­lyt­i­cal and research branch­es of the chem­i­cal test­ing orga­ni­za­tion con­duct­ing research and devel­op­ment, val­i­da­tion of ana­lyt­i­cal meth­ods, and process opti­miza­tion. Since the Year 2016, She has been doing dual senior role (Senior Botanist and Senior Chemist) with IDAU-FASS. She is a chair­per­son of CANNTAG ‑DrugSAG. She has been part of the group which pro­vides train­ing for cannabis iden­ti­fi­ca­tion pro­gram to the chemists/analysts of oth­er institutes.

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