Future AAFS Meetings:

February 16-21, 2015 in Orlando, Florida – The Peabody Orlando

Feb. 22-27, 2016 – Las Vegas, NV – Rio Las Vegas Hotel

Feb. 13-18, 2017 – New Orleans, LA – Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Feb. 19-24, 2018 – Seattle, WA – Washington State Convention Center

Feb. 18-23, 2019 – Baltimore, MD – The Baltimore Convention Center


2015 American Academy of Forensic Sciences

                                                           67th Annual Scientific Meeting

                                                             MARSHALL PRESENTATIONS

                                                                         ORLANDO, FL

                                                                   February 16 – 21, 2015

Betzaida Maldonado Poster Wed., 11:30 – 1 pm B70 Internal Validation and Comparative Analysis of the Promega PowerPlex Fusion and the AB GlobalFiler Experess Amplification Kits for Direct Amplification
Lisa Burgee* Poster Wed., 11:30 – 1 pm B80 Evaluation of the Qubit 2.0 Fluorometer Quantitation System and Comparison to Real-Time Quantitative PCR
Quentin Gauthier Poster Wed., 11:30 – 1 pm B85 An Improved Method for Extraction of DNA from Envelopes
Amanda Hoffman* Poster Wed., 11:30 – 1 pm B12 Database Samples Warranting a Closer Look and Examination of the D8S1179 Locus
Hannah Kennedy Oral Wed., 6-7 pm YFSF BYOS Qiagen® Investigator® DIPplex Kit: Validation and Use With Parentage Section Cases Involving Degraded/Inhibited Samples or Complex Relationships
Mackenzie Kilkeary Poster Wed., 6-7 pm YFSF BYOP Internal Validation of the Qiagen® QIAgility™ Liquid Handling Robot
KariAnna Baber Oral Thurs., 9:50 – 10:10 am C5 Age Estimation of Adolescents and Adults Using the Dimensions of the Eye and Pupil in “Selfie” Photographs
Harrison Redd Poster Thurs., 11:30 – 1 pm B87 Evaluation of a Modified DNA Extraction Approach for Improved STR Recovery from Severely Degraded Skeletal Elements
Kelly Daniel Poster Thurs., 11:30 – 1 pm E30 Evaluating Method for Removing Radioactive Contamination from Traditional Forensic Evidence: Moths
Darcie Winkler Poster Thurs., 11:30 – 1 pm C11 Online Anonymity: Forensic Analysis of the Onion Router (TOR) Browser Bundle
Jordan Green Oral Thurs., 3:50-4:10 pm C20 Steganography Analysis: Efficacy and Response Time of Current Steganalysis Software
Catherine Rushton* Oral Thurs., 4:15-4:30 pm E51 Multidimensional Model for Assessing Student Achievement
Karyn Crawford Oral Thurs., 5:15-5:30 pm B122 Detection of Organic Components of Gunshot Residue of Carbon SEM Stubs by Raman Spectroscopy
Taha Ahmad* Poster Wed., 7:30 – 9 pm K32 The Role of Cytochrome P450 2B6 (CYP2B6) Genetic Polymorphisms in Unexpected Methadone Fatalities
Kayla Holsworth Oral Fri., 1:45 – 2:15pm H112 Comparison of QIAcube® Differential to Manual Differential Extraction When Purified Using the QIAamp® DNA Blood Mini Kit




Event:   Marshall University Alumni Reception at AAFS

Date: Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Time: 7-9pm

Room: Bayhill 25

Hyatt Regency. 9801 International Drive. Orlando, FL 32819 


Event:  AAFS College & University Fair – Marshall FS will have a table if you would like to speak with prospective students!

Date: Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Time: 6-8pm

Location: Adjacent to the AAFS Wine and Cheese Reception (no room listed at this time)

Future IAI Meetings:

August 2-8, 2015 in Sacramento, California

August 7-13, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio

August 6-12, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia

July 29-August 4, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas


Future Chesapeake Bay IAI Meetings:www.cbdiai.org

October 10-11, 2014 – Fall Educational Conference – Williamsburg, Virginia


Future Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Science Meetings

May 18-22, 2015: Hyatt Regency, Chesapeake Bay, MD