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Innovating methods to simplify the interpretation of low-level signal obtained from complex environments



LFTDI student Amanda Gonzalez receives the AAFS/FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Grant

Amanda is the recipient of the Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Grant, which includes funding for her single-cell forensic research and travel to present her work at AAFS. The award is also accompanied by a plaque presented at the 2019 AAFS Criminalistics Section Business Meeting, Wednesday, February 20, 2019.


Dr. Grgicak chairs the 2018 ISHI workshop on Systems Thinking and Forensic DNA Mixtures

In her workshop (Sept 24, 2018) at ISHI 29, Dr. Grgicak chairs a workshop demonstrating why a systems thinking approach to validation positively impacts forensic mixture interpretation outcomes. Dr. Grgicak describes what Systems Thinking is, how the PROVEDIt DNA Database came to be, and how her background in physical chemistry drives her research.