GARY HARMOR (ABC-BC, ABC-GKE, ABC-MB)
Laboratory Director, Chief Forensic DNA Analyst
Texas Forensic Science Commission #764
Gary Harmor is a graduate of CSU Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Forensic Science and minors in Chemistry and Biological Science. In 1978, Mr. Harmor started SERI with the late Brian Wraxall, where they spent the entire first year training many present-day criminalists, including a few laboratory directors, all over the country in serological methods. They then spent the next 34 years conducting casework in forensic biology and forensic DNA analysis. Mr. Harmor is now SERI’s Laboratory Director and a Fellow of the American Board of Criminalistics in Forensic Biology with subspecialties in Forensic Biochemistry and Forensic Molecular Biology. He is also a member of the California Association of Criminalists (CAC), the Northwest Association of Forensic Scientists, the California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors (CACLD), and the Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers (AFQAM). Mr. Harmor is qualified as an expert in both forensic serology and forensic DNA and has testified in hundreds of cases in 22 states, including over 20 counties in California alone, as well as in federal and military courts. He is experienced in biological screening methods and HLADQα, STR and YSTR DNA analysis. View his CV here. Contact him directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.