Forensic scientist Lilliana Moreno, Ph.D. ’15, is a Puerto Rico native and works at the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) as a Research Biologist in the DNA Support Unit. She is an integral part of the Rapid DNA technology development, testing
Dr. Moreno, known as Lilly, designs and oversees validation studies in various fields of forensic science as they apply to the criminal justice needs of the FBI. She received the FBI Director’s Award for Scientific Achievement from Robert Mueller for her role in categorizing and databasing human DNA samples in order to understand the statistical frequency of DNA data occurrences and aid agencies nationwide.
Before joining the FBI, Dr. Moreno managed the Forensic DNA Profiling Facility at FIU where she completed her Masters (’05) and
View Dr. Moreno's dissertation and ResearchGate profile