LifePage Career Talk on Wildlife Forensic Science
By Dr S K Gupta
[Scientist E in Wildlife Institute of India]
What is Wildlife Forensic Science?
Dr S K Gupta: “Forensic science is the application of science to criminal and civil laws, mainly on the criminal side during criminal investigation, as governed by the legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedure. Wildlife forensic science is forensic science applied to legal issues involving wildlife.”
How I got into Wildlife Forensic Science?
Dr S K Gupta: “After completing B Sc in Botany, Zoology & Chemistry, I did Masters in Biotechnology from Meerut. Post that, I did Ph D in Wildlife Science from Saurashtra University. After that, I then worked as a Scientist at Dr Surapaneni Genomic Solutions for 2 years. I joined Wildlife Institute of India in 2008 as a Scientist C and am now I am a Scientist E.”
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