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Jessica Brown, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Chemistry and Physics
(954) 262-8313 jbrown3@nova.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry with a focus in Forensic Science, Florida International University, 2012
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, Florida International University, 2007

Area of Research

  • Postdoctoral Research - Trained African elephants to detect the odor from trinitrotoluene (TNT) and tested their sensing capabilities by administering double-blind scent recognition tests.
  • Doctoral Research – Analyzed the volatile organic compounds emanating from various biological specimens for the purpose of differentiating individuals from their human scent.
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