Daily Archives: January 15, 2016


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 […]


Interdisciplinary Symposium announces new Keynote Speaker

UPDATE:  AAFS regrets that Howard Schmidt is unable to serve as the keynote speaker for this year’s Interdisciplinary Symposium during the 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas.  However, AAFS is delighted to announce that Dr. Nancy Rodriguez, Director of the U.S. National Institute of Justice, has agreed to deliver the keynote address titled “Strengthening Forensic Science at […]


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 […]