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2024 News

March 12, 2024

MSFS Students Present Research at National Conference

The 76th Annual Conference of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) was held in Denver, Co last month. AAFS is a multidisciplinary professional organization that provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. Two students (pictured) from the Marshall University Forensic Science Graduate Program were selected for oral presentations of their research.
Christopher Haser presented “Development, Testing, and Comparison of Decontamination Methods for Drugs and Ignitable Liquids from Mobile Devices”. Charis Hickey presented her research entitled “A Probabilistic Genotyping Analysis of Touch DNA and Transfer Evidence”.

In addition to the oral presentations, six Marshall MSFS students were selected to give poster presentations. They were Jett Brandes, Charis Hickey, Katelyn Peyton, Madeline Robinson, Allison Swigart, and Jessica Smith.

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2018 News

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2017 News

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2016 News

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August 8, 2016
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February 2016
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January 2016
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2015 News

July 2015
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$1,500 in Donations Presented to Forensic Scholarship

April 2015
MUFSP Featured in Herald Dispatch Article

March 2015
Dr. Lauren Richards-Waugh, Ph.D., Collaborates and Receives Award with Others from JCESOM on OB/GYN Research

January 2015
Faculty achievement: Brunty Nominated to Digital Evidence Committee

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2014 News

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