Graduates of LFTDI acquire the technical expertise to become a member of myriad laboratory environments and will be qualified to apply for positions such as forensic DNA analyst, research assistant or associate, production analyst, forensic biologist, QA/QC forensic specialist and clinical laboratory technician. For more information visit current Job Posting websites:
To Join LFTDI:
Students should be enrolled in the Department of Chemistry, Program in Forensic Science or the Center for Computational and Integrative Biology (CCIB) at Rutgers University, Camden. They should have a strong background in Biochemistry, Instrumental Analysis, Biomedical Engineering, Statistics or Computational Biology.
In addition, we seek students who have or will have completed the four DAB (DNA Advisory Board) courses: 1) Biochemistry; 2) Statistics or Population Genetics; 3) Molecular Biology and; 4) Genetics.
LFTDI uses a structured and immersive three-tier training approach, where our students become proficient in advanced forensic bio-analytical techniques over the course of their B.S., M.S. or Ph.D.