Lauren Gandy

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Lauren Gandy

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2015-2016

Biography

Lauren Gandy is a graduating senior at the University of Central Florida majoring in forensic science – biochemistry track and French, with minors in chemistry and biomedical xciences. Her research interests focus on chemical and biological warfare agents, specifically prevention and detection technologies. Gandy’s goal is to attend a chemistry graduate program, then working for the Department of Defense in the chemical agent preparedness division after obtaining her doctorate. Currently, she works at the National Center for Forensic Science as an undergraduate research assistant in a trace analytical laboratory focusing on gunshot residue detection techniques. Additionally, Gandy is the Sibille H. Pritchard Global Peace Fellow at the UCF Global Perspectives Office, focusing on chemical warfare agents and nuclear proliferation. She also participates in extracurricular activities such as the President’s Leadership Council, the American Chemical Society, and the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Undergraduate Major

Forensic Science- Biochemistry Track

Future Plans

Chemistry Ph.D.

Disciplines

Chemistry

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