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New tools and tips

We’ve been busy creating and updating tips and resources for your forensic science toolbox. So what’s new?

NFSTC@FIU named Rapid DNA Center of Excellence by Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has established a Rapid DNA Center of Excellence within the National Forensic Science Technology Center at Florida International University (NFSTC@FIU). The Center combines cutting-edge DNA analysis technology with hands-on DNA training to advance forensic science, and will house Thermo Fisher’s RapidHIT and Applied Biosystem RapidHIT ID platforms […]

Save the Date: 9th Annual Forensic Science Symposium

Join more than 200 forensic science colleagues and aspiring scientists from Florida and beyond at the 9th Annual Forensic Science Symposium at the beautiful Florida International University Modesto A. Maidique Campus in Miami. The symposium will be held June 2-4, 2020. The 2020 symposium will showcase topics like DNA, chemistry, […]

NFSTC@FIU welcomes former Department of Justice forensic director

NFSTC@FIU is pleased to announce Gerald LaPorte as the new Director of Research Innovation for the Global Forensic and Justice Center.     LaPorte, former Chief Forensic Research Chemist for the U.S. Secret Service, most recently served as Director in the Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences at the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), […]

Online DNA Training modules now available

NFSTC@FIU’s online DNA analysis course is now available in smaller blocks, allowing you or your team to enroll in just the right content when you need it, saving money and time. Use them as a refresher or to bring new technical staff up to speed quickly. Each module is available […]