Registration Open for 2018 R&D Symposium

The Forensic Technology Center of Excellence recently announced that registration is now open for onsite attendance of the 2018 NIJ Forensic Science R&D Symposium.


The annual symposium, hosted by the FTCoE and the National Institute of Justice, will be held February 20, 2018 in conjunction with the 70th Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting in Seattle, Washington. The symposium is a free and open meeting where attendees learn about NIJ-funded research across a variety of forensic science areas.

Sessions throughout the symposium will focus on forensic anthropology; controlled substances and toxicology; trace micro biome, and forensic biology/DNA.

You can learn more and register here.

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