AAFS 2016 Annual Conference

2016 Annual Conference

Students from the Forensic Science and Law program attended the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) in Las Vegas, NV. Also attending were faculty members Dr. Frederick Fochtman, Dr. Lisa Ludvico, and Ms. Lyndsie Ferrara. More than 800 scientific papers, breakfast seminars, workshops, and other special events were presented at the February 2016 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.

AAFS 2016 group


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

How Abductive Reasoning Impacts Criminal Investigations. Lyndsie N. Ferrara

Demystifying Mixture Interpretation Software Tools (MIST) -- Practical Applications and Implementation Strategies for DNA MIST. Patricia A. Foley-Melton, Jeri D. Ropero-Miller, and Lyndsie N. Ferrara