Daily Archives: April 7, 2016

FSF Warren-Young Scholarship: May 1 Deadline

Purpose: This award is designed to encourage forensic science education at the middle and high school level. Scholarship Eligibility Requirements: The Warren-Young Scholarship is intended to provide funds; up to $1,500, for middle and high school teachers to purchase supplies, equipment, or reference materials to support forensic science education in teaching basic scientific principles. Applications […]

FSF Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant: July 31 Deadline

Purpose: The Jan Grant Award is to provide Graduate Students with financial assistance to complete their thesis or independent research project as required for a graduate degree in Criminalistics/Forensic Sciences. The thesis or research project must be in the field of Criminalistics/Forensic Sciences. Jan S. Bashinski Criminalistics Graduate Thesis Assistance Grant Eligibility Requirements: The applicant […]

FSF Acorn and Lucas Research Grants: June 15 Deadline

The Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) Acorn Grants (up to and including $1,000) and Lucas Grants (up to and including $5,000) are intended to help the investigator/researcher initiate original in-depth problem-oriented research. These grants are open to members and affiliates (at any level) of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. Each research proposal must include: An […]

2016-17 Annual Meeting Program Chairs

AAFS President John Gerns announced the 2017 Annual Program Committee for the 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA. The Program Committee Chairs and Co-Chairs are: Program: Julie A. Howe, MBA (314) 977‑8707 howej@slu.edu Christine Funk, JD christinefunk@christinefunk.net Plenary Session: Joanna L. Collins, MFS (210) 858-5125 joanna@linusconsultinggroup.com Nikolas P. Lemos, PhD (415) 553-9009 nikolas.lemos@sfgov.org […]

Thank You 2016 Annual Meeting Financial Supporters!

The Academy would like to thank the following financial supporters for their generous contributions that led to the success of the 2016 AAFS 68th Annual Scientific Meeting: Mitotyping Technologies supported the Exhibit Hall Coffee Break Aegis Sciences Foundation supported the Toxicology Section’s Program Agilent Technologies, Inc. supported the Toxicology Section’s Program Anthropology Section supported the […]

AAFS Topics of Interest and CE Needs Requested

What topics should be addressed at the Academy’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting? AAFS members are asked to send suggestions for topics of interest and continuing education needs for the 2017 AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting to the Academy headquarters. All responses received will be communicated to the program committee members when they commence their review of […]

AAFS Outstanding Early Career Achievement in Forensic Science Award: Call for Nominations

The AAFS Past Presidents Council (PPC) is pleased to announce that nominations are open for the Outstanding Early Career Achievement in Forensic Science Award, to be presented at the AAFS Annual Meeting in 2017. The award’s intent is to provide Academy-wide recognition for the contributions of an Associate Member, Member, or Fellow of the Academy […]

2016-17 Section Officers

Anthropology Chair: Gregory E. Berg, PhD Secretary: Kate Spradley, PhD Criminalistics Chair: Karolyn L. Tontarski, MS Secretary: Vincent J. Desiderio, Jr., MS Digital & Multimedia Sciences Chair: Marcus Rogers, PhD Secretary: Marla E. Carroll, BS Engineering Sciences Chair: John Nixon, CEng, MBA Secretary: Michelle R. Hoffman, MS General Chair: Claire E. Shepard, MS Secretary: Joanna […]

18th Annual FSF Emerging Forensic Scientist Award (EFSA) Competition

PURPOSE: To nurture a productive dialogue between emerging judicial and forensic standards of reliability and validity, the Forensic Sciences Foundation (FSF) is pleased to offer the 18th Annual Emerging Forensic Scientist Award. The award will be presented to the author of the best paper on any topic focusing on the reliability and validity of techniques, […]