Phd Candidate in Chemistry, Haixiang Yu , has been awarded the prestigious FIU Provost Award for Outstanding Paper or Manuscript (STEM) for their paper on applied forensic chemistry entitled A cooperative-binding split aptamer assay for rapid, specific and ultra-sensitive fluorescence detection of cocaine in saliva.
D’Nisha D. Hamblin, FIU MSFS was selected as a winner for the 18th Annual Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) Emerging Scientist Award paper competition, hosted in New Orleans, LA, for her presentation entitled Evaluation of a New Technology for the Collection and Analysis of Breath Components for Marijuana Detection Using Capillary Microextraction of Volatiles (CMV).
IFRI Faculty and Student Presentations AAFS 69th Annual Meeting, February 13-18, 2017, New Orleans, LA
A group of sixth graders from Mater Academy Middle School visited FIU in January for an interactive, hands-on science day.
IFRI Director Jose Almirall makes a presentation to the National Commission on Forensic Science in Washington DC on the status of extramural research in forensic science in the U.S.
IFRI Director Jose Almirall is invited to give the prestigious Beto Lecture at Sam Houston State University on March 10, 2017. For more information on the Beto Chair visit: http://www.betochair.com
FIU's Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony took place on Thursday, September 29th in the Graham Center Ballrooms. During this ceremony, the achievements of faculty who have excelled in the areas of teaching, research, service, engagement, librarianship, mentoring and advising were honored.
Dr. McCord discusses how new developments in genomics and rapid typing technology will continue to add depth to DNA's leading role in forensic science.
The Proceedings from the 5th IFRI Symposium are now available
The fifth annual Forensic Science Symposium kicked off Tuesday, March 15, by welcoming nearly 100 Miami-Dade County students as part of the first High School Student Forensic Academy at FIU.