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MAY 5, 2021

Forensic Sciences 2021

LabRoots is pleased to announce our 3rd Forensic Sciences Virtual Event on May 5, 2021. Join us for this free, one-day event on May 5th as we discuss DNA, chemistry, toxicology, digital forensics, and the important marginal area where science and medicine interact with the law.

This year's event includes the following tracks:

Forensic Research: From Evidence to Testimony

  • Forensic Genealogy

Advances and Challenges in Forensic Research

  • COVID-19 Impact on Forensic Science

Application of Analytical Methods in Forensic Sciences

Our virtual conference allows you to participate in a global setting with no travel or cost to you. The event will remain open for 2 years from the date of the live event, and the webinars will be available for unlimited on-demand viewing.  This virtual conference also offers increased reach for the global microbiology community with a high degree of interaction through live-streaming video and chat sessions.

Like the 2020 conference, this event will be produced on our robust platform, allowing you to watch, learn and connect seamlessly across all desktop or mobile devices. Equipped with gamification and point system, you can now move around the entire event, earning points for a chance to win one of LabRoots' most popular T-shirts.


 

Call for Posters — Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present data to a global audience via a PDF poster and video summary, and discuss results with interested colleagues through email. Plan now to have your poster included in the 2021 Forensic Sciences Virtual Event. Submission is free. Submit your abstract here.

Continuing Education  LabRoots is approved as a provider of continuing education programs in the clinical laboratory sciences by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program. By attending this event, you can earn 1 Continuing Education credit per presentation for a maximum of 30 credits.

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Speakers
  • Nigel Brown, PhD, FIBMS, FRCPath, MRSC

    Consultant Clinical Scientist, Toxicology, Wansbeck General Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Francis Diamond

    Senior Staff Scientist, Center for Forensic Science Research and Education (CFSRE) - USA
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD

    Founder, Identifinders International
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Henry C. Lee, PhD

    Chia Professor, University of New Haven Chief Emeritus (ret.), Connecticut State Police Director, Research & Training Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Nicole M.M. Novroski, PhD

    Assistant Professor & Forensic Geneticist, Forensic Science Program (Dept of Anthropology), University of Toronto Mississauga
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jennifer Pechal, PhD

    Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Katelynn Perrault, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Forensic Sciences and Chemistry, Laboratory of Forensic and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Forensic Sciences Unit, Chaminade University of Honolulu
    BIOGRAPHY
  • David Rivers, PhD

    Professor of Biology, Director of Forensic Studies, Graduate Director, Forensic Pattern Analysis Department of Biology, Loyola University Maryland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Cyril Wecht, M.D., J.D.

    Forensic pathologist and Medicolegal Consultant
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Brooke Weinger Kammrath, Ph.D., D-ABC

    Assistant Director, Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, Associate Professor, Forensic Science Department
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Frank Wendt, PhD

    National Institute of Mental Health NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry Division of Human Genetics, Yale School of Medicine & VA CT Healthcare System
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Karen Woodall, PhD

    Assistant Professor and Forensic Toxicologist Forensic Science Program, University of Toronto
    BIOGRAPHY

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Agenda
  • How to improve seized drug analysis workflows and throughput with fast, specific analysis by direct ionisation mass spectrometry?
    MAY 05, 2021 12:00 PM PDT
    How to improve seized drug analysis workflows and throughput with fast, specific analysis by direct ionisation mass spectrometry?
    Francis Diamond
    Senior Staff Scientist, Center for Forensic Science Research and Education (CFSRE) - USA
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Designer benzodiazepines and pregabalin. A lethal combination
    MAY 05, 2021 10:30 AM PDT
    Designer benzodiazepines and pregabalin. A lethal combination
    Nigel Brown, PhD, FIBMS, FRCPath, MRSC
    Consultant Clinical Scientist, Toxicology, Wansbeck General Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Forensic Evidence; From Scene to Lab to Court
    MAY 05, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
    Keynote Presentation: Forensic Evidence; From Scene to Lab to Court
    Henry C. Lee, PhD
    Chia Professor, University of New Haven Chief Emeritus (ret.), Connecticut State Police Director, Research & Training Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Forensic Genetic Genealogy, a Revolutionary New Tool for Solving Cold Cases
    MAY 05, 2021 7:30 AM PDT
    Keynote Presentation: Forensic Genetic Genealogy, a Revolutionary New Tool for Solving Cold Cases
    Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD
    Founder, Identifinders International
    BIOGRAPHY
  • A comprehensive look at decomposition odor research and the impact of COVID-19 on studies
    A comprehensive look at decomposition odor research and the impact of COVID-19 on studies
    Katelynn Perrault, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Forensic Sciences and Chemistry, Laboratory of Forensic and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Forensic Sciences Unit, Chaminade University of Honolulu
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Combining Morphological and Chemical Identification for the Interrogation of Forensic Traces
    Combining Morphological and Chemical Identification for the Interrogation of Forensic Traces
    Brooke Weinger Kammrath, Ph.D., D-ABC
    Assistant Director, Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, Associate Professor, Forensic Science Department
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Forensic Pathology, From Crime Scene to Courtroom: Evidence to Testimony
    Forensic Pathology, From Crime Scene to Courtroom: Evidence to Testimony
    Cyril Wecht, M.D., J.D.
    Forensic pathologist and Medicolegal Consultant
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Forensic Science Education in the COVID Era: Challenges, Victories and A Novel Pedagogical Approach for the Future
    Forensic Science Education in the COVID Era: Challenges, Victories and A Novel Pedagogical Approach for the Future
    Nicole M.M. Novroski, PhD
    Assistant Professor & Forensic Geneticist, Forensic Science Program (Dept of Anthropology), University of Toronto Mississauga
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Identification and Interpretation of Fly Pattern Evidence at Crime Scenes
    David Rivers, PhD
    Professor of Biology, Director of Forensic Studies, Graduate Director, Forensic Pattern Analysis Department of Biology, Loyola University Maryland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Leveraging Bioinformatic Resources to Better Tackle Challenging Biological Substrates and DNA Profiles
    Leveraging Bioinformatic Resources to Better Tackle Challenging Biological Substrates and DNA Profiles
    Frank Wendt, PhD
    National Institute of Mental Health NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry Division of Human Genetics, Yale School of Medicine & VA CT Healthcare System
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Microbiomes after Death
    Microbiomes after Death
    Jennifer Pechal, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • The Opioid Crisis - Challenges for Forensic Toxicologists
    The Opioid Crisis - Challenges for Forensic Toxicologists
    Karen Woodall, PhD
    Assistant Professor and Forensic Toxicologist Forensic Science Program, University of Toronto
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Application of Analytical Methods in Forensic Sciences
  • The Opioid Crisis - Challenges for Forensic Toxicologists
    The Opioid Crisis - Challenges for Forensic Toxicologists
    Karen Woodall, PhD
    Assistant Professor and Forensic Toxicologist Forensic Science Program, University of Toronto
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Leveraging Bioinformatic Resources to Better Tackle Challenging Biological Substrates and DNA Profiles
    Leveraging Bioinformatic Resources to Better Tackle Challenging Biological Substrates and DNA Profiles
    Frank Wendt, PhD
    National Institute of Mental Health NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry Division of Human Genetics, Yale School of Medicine & VA CT Healthcare System
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Combining Morphological and Chemical Identification for the Interrogation of Forensic Traces
    Combining Morphological and Chemical Identification for the Interrogation of Forensic Traces
    Brooke Weinger Kammrath, Ph.D., D-ABC
    Assistant Director, Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, Associate Professor, Forensic Science Department
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Microbiomes after Death
    Microbiomes after Death
    Jennifer Pechal, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Advances and Challenges in Forensic Research
  • A comprehensive look at decomposition odor research and the impact of COVID-19 on studies
    A comprehensive look at decomposition odor research and the impact of COVID-19 on studies
    Katelynn Perrault, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Forensic Sciences and Chemistry, Laboratory of Forensic and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Forensic Sciences Unit, Chaminade University of Honolulu
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Identification and Interpretation of Fly Pattern Evidence at Crime Scenes
    David Rivers, PhD
    Professor of Biology, Director of Forensic Studies, Graduate Director, Forensic Pattern Analysis Department of Biology, Loyola University Maryland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Forensic Science Education in the COVID Era: Challenges, Victories and A Novel Pedagogical Approach for the Future
    Forensic Science Education in the COVID Era: Challenges, Victories and A Novel Pedagogical Approach for the Future
    Nicole M.M. Novroski, PhD
    Assistant Professor & Forensic Geneticist, Forensic Science Program (Dept of Anthropology), University of Toronto Mississauga
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Forensic Genetic Genealogy, a Revolutionary New Tool for Solving Cold Cases
    MAY 05, 2021 7:30 AM PDT
    Keynote Presentation: Forensic Genetic Genealogy, a Revolutionary New Tool for Solving Cold Cases
    Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD
    Founder, Identifinders International
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Forensic Research: From Evidence to Testimony
  • Forensic Pathology, From Crime Scene to Courtroom: Evidence to Testimony
    Forensic Pathology, From Crime Scene to Courtroom: Evidence to Testimony
    Cyril Wecht, M.D., J.D.
    Forensic pathologist and Medicolegal Consultant
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Keynote Presentation: Forensic Evidence; From Scene to Lab to Court
    MAY 05, 2021 9:00 AM PDT
    Keynote Presentation: Forensic Evidence; From Scene to Lab to Court
    Henry C. Lee, PhD
    Chia Professor, University of New Haven Chief Emeritus (ret.), Connecticut State Police Director, Research & Training Center
    BIOGRAPHY
Speakers

  • Nigel Brown, PhD, FIBMS, FRCPath, MRSC
    Nigel Brown, PhD, FIBMS, FRCPath, MRSC
    Consultant Clinical Scientist, Toxicology, Wansbeck General Hospital
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Francis Diamond
    Francis Diamond
    Senior Staff Scientist, Center for Forensic Science Research and Education (CFSRE) - USA
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD
    Colleen Fitzpatrick, PhD
    Founder, Identifinders International
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Henry C. Lee, PhD
    Henry C. Lee, PhD
    Chia Professor, University of New Haven Chief Emeritus (ret.), Connecticut State Police Director, Research & Training Center
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Nicole M.M. Novroski, PhD
    Nicole M.M. Novroski, PhD
    Assistant Professor & Forensic Geneticist, Forensic Science Program (Dept of Anthropology), University of Toronto Mississauga
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Jennifer Pechal, PhD
    Jennifer Pechal, PhD
    Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Katelynn Perrault, PhD
    Katelynn Perrault, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Forensic Sciences and Chemistry, Laboratory of Forensic and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Forensic Sciences Unit, Chaminade University of Honolulu
    BIOGRAPHY
  • David Rivers, PhD
    David Rivers, PhD
    Professor of Biology, Director of Forensic Studies, Graduate Director, Forensic Pattern Analysis Department of Biology, Loyola University Maryland
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Cyril Wecht, M.D., J.D.
    Cyril Wecht, M.D., J.D.
    Forensic pathologist and Medicolegal Consultant
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Brooke Weinger Kammrath, Ph.D., D-ABC
    Brooke Weinger Kammrath, Ph.D., D-ABC
    Assistant Director, Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science, Associate Professor, Forensic Science Department
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Frank Wendt, PhD
    Frank Wendt, PhD
    National Institute of Mental Health NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry Division of Human Genetics, Yale School of Medicine & VA CT Healthcare System
    BIOGRAPHY
  • Karen Woodall, PhD
    Karen Woodall, PhD
    Assistant Professor and Forensic Toxicologist Forensic Science Program, University of Toronto
    BIOGRAPHY
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C.E. Credits

The speakers below have been approved for Continuing Education Credits. To redeem your credits, locate the presentation you watched and click on the CE buttons for further direction. For more general information regarding continuing education, the processes to receive credits, and the accreditation bodies, Click here


Committee

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  • M. Eric Benbow, PhD, AAFS-F

    Dr. Benbow joined the faculty of at Michigan State University in 2014 with a joint appointment in the Department of Department of Entomology and Department Osteopathic Medical Specialties. From 2008 - 2013 he was an assistant professor at the University of Dayton. His research ...

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  • Henry C. Lee, PhD

    Dr. Henry C. Lee is one of the world's foremost forensic scientists. Dr. Lee's work has made him a landmark in modern-day criminal investigations. He has been a prominent player in many of the most challenging cases of the last 50 years. Dr. Lee has worked with law enforcement ...

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  • Nicole M.M. Novroski, PhD

    Dr. Nicole Novroski is an Assistant Professor and Forensic Geneticist within the Forensic Science Program at the University of Toronto. She is native to Canada, where she completed her Bachelor's Degree in Forensic Science and Biology at the University of Toronto (where she is ...

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Posters

CALL FOR POSTERS
The deadline for electronic submission of your poster title, abstract, and poster PDF is Friday 30th of April 2021 at 5:00 pm PT.

POSTER SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
Virtual poster sessions offer the opportunity to present data to a global audience via a PDF poster and video summary and discuss results with interested colleagues through email or live chat. Posters should be submitted as a PDF file. Presentations should incorporate illustrative materials such as tables, graphs, photographs, and large-print text. This content is not peer-reviewed. Submission is free.

For the complete poster guidelines, please visit www.labroots.com/posters.

POSTER SPONSORSHIP
If you are interested in sponsoring a Poster for this virtual event and generate leads, the cost is $250 and you can submit the poster at If you are interested in sponsoring a poster for this virtual event and generating leads, the cost is $250. For more information please email us at advertise@labroots.com.

POSTER COMPETITION
Give your research a competitive edge - featuring the Labroots' Virtual Poster Competition!

The winning author(s) and their research will be featured in a Labroots Trending Science News article written by a specialist in the field. This article will be distributed to over 30,000 Labroots Newsletter subscribers and will be highlighted on our social media pages to provide increased global reach.

Posters will be assessed and voted on by an anonymous board of Labroots conference organizers in the following categories: originality, innovation, impact, and organization.

The winner of the Labroots Poster Competition will be announced after the virtual poster symposium. The winner(s) will then have the option to be interviewed by a science writer and provide quotes describing the importance of their work.

Each poster submitted will be automatically considered for the competition unless the authors opt-out.

Sponsored posters are not eligible for inclusion in the Poster Competition.

Questions? Email Posters@Labroots.com

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