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Distinguished Forensic Scientist Seminar Series

Tuesday, December 11th, 2001

"Eigenface re-composition: studies of a witness-assisted configural face recall system"

Dr. Colin Tredous, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology
University of Cape Town
South Africa

Tuesday, December 11th, 2001 at 1:30 PM
Wertheim Conservatory – WC 130

Friday, May 4th, 2001

"Optimization of Microarrays for Forensic DNA Typing"

Dr. Steven B. Lee, Ph.D.

Dr. Lee is Director of Research and Development at Hitachi Genetic Systems, MiraiBio Inc., Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley and Adjunct Assistant Professor at San Francisco State University.  Previously, he was the Director of Research and Development at the California Department of Justice DNA Laboratory and Assistant Professor at the University of Northern Colorado, Dr. Lee has also held positions at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Columbia University, and University of Georgia, Athens.  He is currently conducting research in the areas of Microarrays, BioImaging and Bioinformatics. Dr. Lee received his Ph.D. from University of California at Berkeley in Molecular and Physiological Plant Biology. 

Friday, May 4th, 2001 at 10:30 AM
Chemistry & Physics Building CP197

Friday, March 9th, 2001

"Developing New Technologies for Forensic DNA Typing: Multiplex PCR and MALDI-TOF-MS, new markers and assays from mtDNA and the Y chromosome"

Dr. John Butler, Ph.D.

Dr. Butler is a pioneer in Forensic DNA typing. He completed his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Virginia in 1995 working with the FBI Research Laboratory first demonstrating STR typing by capillary electrophoresis and developing a method for quantitating mitochondrial DNA. After completing postdoctoral training at NIST, he became a project leader at GeneTrace Systems and is currently a NIST as research chemist developing time-of-flight mass spectrometry for forensic DNA typing.

Friday, March 9th, 2001 at 3:30 PM
Chemistry & Physics Building CP145