Monthly Archives: January 2016


2016 Distinguished Fellow: Douglas H. Ubelaker

Dr. Douglas Ubelaker has served the forensic science profession for more than 40 years and is regarded as one of the world’s leading anthropologists. He currently serves as curator and senior scientist at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC, where he has been employed for over four decades. Since 1978, […]


January 2016

Editors: Brianna Bermudez, BS and Jacob Griffin, BS A Letter from the YFSF President Happy New Year, everyone! The AAFS 68th Annual Scientific Meeting is quickly approaching and will be here before you know it. I hope everyone has finalized hotel and travel arrangements! Over the last year, the YFSF Committee has worked hard to […]


In Honor of Special Agent (Maj) Adrianna Vorderbruggen, USAF: Associate Member of the General Section, December 2015

Special Agent Adrianna M. Vorderbruggen, 36, of Plymouth, MN, died December 21, 2015, of wounds suffered when her patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. She was assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, 9th Field Investigations Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, FL. She […]


ASCLD Webinar Series “Train the Directors”

The American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors’ (ASCLD’s) Training and Education Committee is hosting a webinar series titled: ASCLD “Train the Directors” Webinar Series. The series will consist of presentations on six forensic disciplines: Firearms, Toxicology, Controlled Substances, Digital and Multimedia Evidence, Latent Prints, and DNA. The goal of the webinar series is to provide […]


Attention All Voting Members and Fellows

Pursuant to AAFS policies, specific documents such as proposed bylaws amendments and the financial audit report must be provided to the Voting Members of the Academy 30 days prior to the Annual Business Meeting. Documents which have historically been mailed in January (e.g., Applicants List, Proposed Bylaws Amendments, Audit Report, and Annual Business Meeting Minutes) […]