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Four officers from the Royal Thai Police, NFSTC@FIU staff, and an interpreter all stand for a group photo

Royal Thai Police wrap up week-long training

While online training is a cost-effective way to deliver instruction, creating and sustaining these programs requires a special skillset. This week, four officers from the Royal Thai Police (RTP) worked with NFSTC@FIU’s Senior Instructional Design Strategist, Lori Sullivan, learning the logistics of building effective online training courses and the basic […]

Celebrating the 7th Annual Forensic Science Week

It’s been seven years of celebrating National Forensic Science Week. Each year, we’ve watched as more and more agencies, schools, and organizations take park showcasing the important work done in laboratories across the country. This week, NFSTC@FIU will be highlighting how we are working to make science serve justice: Monday […]

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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 […]

FIU Forensic Science Symposium

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), […]