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Forensic and Investigative Science 20th Anniversary Celebration

20 years of forensic science at West Virginia University

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of WVU's forensic and investigative science program on Wednesday, April 25. 


Schedule of Events

Research Lab Open House

10 a.m. – 11 a.m. 
208 Oglebay Hall     

Speaker Series: Challenges and Innovation in Forensic Science 

1:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. 
122 Ming Hsieh Hall 

Emerging Technology and the Impact on Forensic Investigation  
Steve Johnson, Ideal Innovations, Inc. 
1:30 p.m.   

Geographic Sourcing of Heroin Samples Using Elemental and Strontium Isotope Ratio Data 
Jose Almirall, Florida International University 
2 p.m.   

The Return on Investment from Testing the Backlog of SAKs 
Paul Speaker, WVU College of Business and Economics 
2:30 p.m.   

NIST Scientific Foundation Reviews: Plans and Progress with DNA Mixture Interpretation 
John Butler, National Institute of Standards and Technology  
3 p.m.   

Discussion Forum
3:30 p.m.  

Open House

4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
Crime Scene Training Complex 
The event will open with remarks from President E. Gordon Gee, Provost Joyce McConnell and Eberly College Dean R. Gregory Dunaway, followed by student-led demonstrations, a research poster fair and tours of the Crime Scene Training Complex. Light refreshments will be served.