Author: Michelle Chernicoff
NFSTC makes major donation of analysis instruments to the University of Tampa forensic science program
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 […]
Science in the Sun is a Success
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 […]
National Forensic Science Week Recap
The second annual National Forensic Science Week wrapped up as a hugely successful event with participation by crime laboratories and forensic professionals across America. Official proclamations were made by officials in cities including Largo, FL; Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; and Miami-Dade, FL, and statewide in Pennsylvania and Indiana to kick off the celebration.
New online course! Intro to Forensic Biology
There’s more to running a successful crime lab than the TV shows would lead you to believe. Real-life crime laboratories require safe and effective practices that are both scientific and administrative in nature. These two concepts go hand-in-hand because if your findings aren’t accurately recorded and analyzed, investigations can be compromised.
NFSTC Celebrates National Forensic Science Week
It’s a week we anticipate all year. No, it’s not Shark Week. It’s even better; it’s National Forensic Science Week! Our team is kicking off the second annual event with photo contests on our Facebook page, a new Forensic Update on our YouTube channel, and even launching a brand new […]