2017 NIJ R&D Series Forensic Biology & DNA

2017 NIJ R&D Series Forensic Biology & DNA


The NIJ Forensic Science Research and Development Symposium was a free and open meeting where attendees learned about NIJ-funded research across a variety of forensic science areas.

Morning Session II - Forensic Biology & DNA Speakers & Presentations for this section listed below:


  • Susan Walsh | Forensic DNA Phenotyping of Quantitative Pigment in Human Physical Appearance Prediction, Indiana University
  • Erin Butler | Proteomic Analysis of Menstrual Blood for Forensic Identification, City of New York, Office of Chief Medical Examiner
  • Sree Kanthaswamy | The Enhancement of the Native American CODIS STR Database for use in Forensic Casework, UC Davis
  • Tracey Dawson Cruz | An Optimized DNA Analysis Workflow for the Sampling, Extraction, and Concentration of DNA Obtained from Archived Latent Fingerprints, Virginia Commonwealth University

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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