Advancing Forensic Science
The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) is dedicated to supporting the justice and defense communities through innovative programs, evaluation of the latest technologies, training, laboratory support and consulting. Our goal is for all stakeholders to receive and provide the highest level of forensic science services.
Calling all CODIS lab directors: survey coming up
Posted on November 24, 2014
ICF International (ICF), with funding from the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), U.S. Department of Justice, is conducting the Study of Familial DNA Searching Policies and Practices. All eligible Laboratory Directors will receive an email in early December with a unique link to complete the survey. […]read more...
NFSTC is seeking a Logistics Specialist
Posted on November 11, 2014
NFSTC is looking for a Logistics Specialist (NFSTC) for its Largo, FL, headquarters location. This NFSTC team member will be responsible for providing logistic and warehouse support for the organization, including shipping and receiving, inventory controls and material handling, and mobile unit maintenance and deployment. […]read more...
NFSTC makes major donation of analysis instruments to the University of Tampa forensic science program
Posted on November 6, 2014
The University of Tampa’s Forensic Science degree program has a major infusion of analysis equipment and capabilities this semester. The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) donated eight DNA, drugs and explosives analysis instruments including gas chromatograph mass spectrometers (GS/MS) and genetic analyzers, totaling more than $170,000.
“All of the equipment we donated to UT […]read more...
Science in the Sun is a Success
Posted on October 22, 2014
Invisible ink, fingerprints and perfect weather made for a great St. Petersburg Science Festival. The National Forensic Science Technology Center was joined by volunteers from Pinellas Park High School’s Criminal Justice Academy for the fourth annual event held on the University of South Florida St. Petersburg waterfront campus.
Children, and quite a few adults, wandered […]read more...
Thanks to you, the FIC moves towards new grant
Posted on October 15, 2014
Thanks to your support, the Forensic Innovation Center (FIC) is one step closer to receiving a Mission Main Street Grant for Small Businesses from Chase Bank. The FIC needed 250 votes before October 17 to advance to the next round and we not only met it, we exceeded the goal three days early.
A panel […]read more...