Daily Archives: September 17, 2016


Zika Virus Information for Travelers to the U.S. (Source:  U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention)

Although some countries have issued travels alerts for portions of the United States concerning the Zika virus, New Orleans is not currently in those alerts. The links below can help you stay up to date on U.S. Zika information: Areas with Zika in the U.S. (CDC) – http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/united-states.html CDC Zika Info – http://www.cdc.gov/zika/ Prevention – http://www.cdc.gov/zika/prevention/index.html


AAFS Deadline for Application for Membership and Promotion Is October 1

Sources:  Marla E. Carroll, BS, Section Secretary, and Rhesa G. Gilliland, MS, Section Membership Committee Chair We have a great program scheduled for the 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, and we want as many people as possible who are qualified to attend to benefit from the presentations.  Please tell your coworkers and colleagues about […]


2017 IAFS 21st Triennial Meeting Announcement

IAFS 2017 is now less than a year away!  The 21st Triennial Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences (IAFS) will be held in Toronto, Canada, August 21-25, 2017. The theme of IAFS 2017, Inter-Professional Collaboration in Forensic Science, will address the humanitarian aspects of forensic science to support human rights and justice.  The […]


Looking Ahead to the 2017 Pathology/Biology Session

Source:  David O. Carter, PhD, Section Program Chair They call it “D Day.”  Delivery Day, September 1, 2016, is the date that all presentations and moderators must be scheduled for the 2017 annual meeting. This year, we launched a new strategy for success on D Day:  using a Program Committee of five Members/Fellows.  Owen Middleton, […]


A Word From Your 2017 Program Chair

Source:  Julie A. Howe, MBA, 2017 Annual Meeting Program Chair The 2017 meeting looks to be popular, with more than 1,300 submissions for all sections, scientific sessions, and workshops, in addition to breakfast and luncheon seminars.  The Plenary and Interdisciplinary Sessions promise to be interesting with a focus on the meeting theme, Our Future Reflects […]


Toxicology Section News — October 2016

Source:  Fiona Couper, PhD, Section Secretary Now is the time for you to be making plans to join us in New Orleans as we both celebrate the past and look forward to the years ahead.  Section Program Chair Nikolas Lemos (Nikolas.Lemos@ucsf.edu) and Co-Chair William (Bill) Johnson (william.johnson@slh.wisc.edu) continue to work behind the scenes to bring […]