Tuesday, March 19, 2013

New and Emerging Analytical Technologies in Forensic Science

Organizers
Ruth Smith, Michigan State University and John W McIlroy, Michigan State University

Titles
02:00 PM   Introductory Remarks -
02:05 PM   Progress in Laboratory and Field-Based Instrument Strategies That Integrate Canine Capabilities for Forensic Applications
02:40 PM   Novel 1064nm Dispersive Raman Spectrometer and Raman Microscope for Forensic Analysis
03:15 PM   Five Years of DART-TOF Forensic Applications
03:50 PM   High Throughput Analytical Separations of Drugs of Abuse and Their Metabolites by Differential Mobility Spectrometry - Mass Spectrometry (DMS-MS)
04:25 PM   Applications of Multivariate Statistics in Forensic Science


Overview
This symposium will highlight current areas in forensic science research. These areas include improving traditional analysis methods and increasing sample throughput by employing new analytical technologies, as well as investigating statistical procedures that will increase confidence in forensic comparisons. Symposium speakers will be leaders in their respective fields and will represent research efforts in academia, industry, and forensic laboratories.