Klobut ’15M, Dr. Scott Present on Detecting Drug Abuse Through Hair

By jretter | April 8, 2015

Master of Science in Forensic Science student Jakub Klobut ’15M and Dr. Karen Scott, director and associate professor of Forensic Science, presented research on “Supported Liquid Extraction,” a method of drug abuse detection through hair, at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in Florida last month.

“Supported Liquid Extraction as a New Technique for the Clean-up of Hair Extracts Containing Drug of Abuse” concluded that “[Supported liquid extraction] was … a suitable alternative clean-up method for hair extracts containing drugs of abuse compared to traditional [solid phase extraction] methods.”

Read a summary of the presentation online.