AAFS 2015 Annual Conference

2015 Annual Conference

Students from the Forensic Science and Law program attended the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) in Orlando, FL. Also attending were faculty members Dr. Frederick Fochtman and Ms. Lyndsie Ferrara. More than 800 scientific papers, breakfast seminars, workshops, and other special events were presented at the February 2015 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.

Student Presentations

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

A Study of the Presence of Gunshot Residue in Pittsburgh Police Stations Using SEM/EDX and LC-MS/MS. Leah Ali and Dr. Stephanie J. Wetzel

Genotyping of Used Drug Stamp Bags With Special Attention to the Minor Contributor. Aaron Beaver and Dr. Lisa R. Ludvico