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American Academy of Forensic Sciences

2011 Annual Conference

Students from the Forensic Science and Law program attended the 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) in Chicago, IL. More than 800 scientific papers, breakfast seminars, workshops, and other special events were presented at the February 2011 event.

The AAFS consists of 11 sections representing a wide range of forensic specialties, and the annual scientific meeting gathers these professionals who present the most current information, research, and updates in this expanding field.

Students at the 2011 AAFS Meeting

Student Presentations

Students from the Forensic Science and Law program made the following presentations at the conference:

A Comparison of Lead, Barium, and Antimony Isotope Concentrations in Gunshot Residue Using ICP-MS and SEM. Holly Bennett and Dr. Stephanie J. Wetzel

Recovery and Analysis of Nuclear DNA From Charred Muscle and Tendon Tissue Using White-Tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) as an Animal Model. Jennifer M. Hornyak and Dr. Lisa Ludvico

Liquid Chromatography - Tandem Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Organic Compounds in Soil. George Hupfer and Dr. Stephanie J. Wetzel

An Application of Speciated Isotope Dilution Mass Spectrometry (SIDMS) for Simultaneous Drug Quantitation of Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB) and Gamma-Butyrolactone (GBL) in Urine and Blood Matrices. Joshua Z. Seither, H.M. Kingston, and Timothy Fahrenholz

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View photos of the 2011 Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.