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.


    NFSTC products win two Forensic Magazine Readers’ Choice Awards

    Posted on December 16, 2014

    Forensic Magazine Readers' Choice Logo 2014 NFSTC received two Readers’ Choice Awards from Forensic Magazine. For this inaugural awards selection, a panel of subscribers to the industry magazine selected the Best Forensic Products of the Year. […]


    Calling all CODIS lab directors: survey coming up

    Posted on November 24, 2014

    ICSI Biological Screening-ALS 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. […]


    NFSTC is seeking a Logistics Specialist

    Posted on November 11, 2014

    NFSTC Challenge Coin frontNFSTC 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. […]


    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 […]


    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 […]