Forensics lab dissects the tech | Charleston Daily Mail

Tuesday August 9, 2011 by Zack Harold, Daily Mail staff As with everything else, crime is moving online. And thanks to experts at the West Virginia State Police Digital Forensics Unit, there’s a new way to dust for fingerprints.   Cpl. Robert … Continued


Marshall University forensics professor receives federal grant to analyze interpretation of fire debris

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University has received a $540,752 grant from the National Institute of Justice for a two-year project to study factors that affect interpretation of data by fire debris analysts and to develop a computer program to aid in interpretation. Dr. J. Graham Rankin, a professor of forensic chemistry in the Forensic Science Graduate Program at Marshall, is conducting the study, which began January 1, 2011…



Students Learn Science Through Murder Mystery – WSAZ.com

Reporter: Carrie Cline CHESAPEAKE, Ohio (WSAZ) — A local middle school is taking advantage of the spooky Halloween season to stage a murder complete with the blood and bones all as a warning and a learning opportunity. …read more.





AAFS 2011 – Call for Student Posters

The Young Forensic Scientists Forum (YFSF), in association with the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), is currently accepting abstracts for poster presentations on forensic research, case studies, or other relevant research, for the YFSF/AAFS annual meeting at the Hyatt … Continued


Graduate Program Open House Friday October 29, 2010

Interested in our graduate program? The Marshall University Forensic Science Program is participating in the Marshall University BMS Graduate Programs Open House on Friday, October 29, 2010.  To sign up, visit Open House Registration – bms.marshall.edu or call the BMS program … Continued


Marshall’s Forensic Science Center to receive more than $5.9 – Herald-Dispatch

Huntington Herald Dispatch HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University Forensic Science Center is scheduled to receive federal funding and a grant totaling more than $5.9 million, for advanced academic research in criminal forensic technologies… Read more: http://www.herald-dispatch.com/news/briefs/x2094510730/No-Headline




$5.4M Awarded to Marshall University Forensic Science Center – WSAZ

Thursday it was announced funding secured by Senator Byrd totaling $5,430,000, and an additional competitive grant award of $540,752, have been awarded to the Marshall University Forensic Science Center for advanced academic research in criminal forensics technologies…read more. WSAZ – … Continued


Promega Genetic Analysis/Forensic Scientist

Promega is looking for a Genetic Analysis/Forensic Scientist Promega is looking for a research scientist with a background in genetic analysis and/or forensic DNA analysis. This position will be responsible for developing innovative products for forensic laboratories. The ideal candidate … Continued


MUFIA Entertainment Book Fundraiser

MUFIA (Marshall University Forensic Identification Association) is selling Entertainment Books to raise money for conferences and professional development trips. To buy your local book: 1. Visit www.entertainment.com/support 2. Enter group number: 961110 (otherwise MUFIA doesn’t get credit) 3. Enter your zip … Continued


Expert Witness: Effective Courtroom Testimony | DFI News

FROM Digital Forensic Investigator: Effective Courtroom Testimony: Trick Questions Cross-examination can be very tricky and quickly make you appear to be feeble minded. There are two types of questions often asked to catch you Read more Expert Witness: Effective Courtroom … Continued