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ISABS: Personalized Medicine Conference With Nobel Laureates to be Held in Split, Croatia

Source: Dragan Primorac, MD, PhD, Chair, AAFS International Affairs Committee The International Society for Applied Biological Sciences (ISABS), the Mayo Clinic, and St. Catherine Hospital are organizing the 11th ISABS Conference on Forensic and Anthropologic Genetics and Mayo Clinic Lectures in Individualized Medicine, to be held in Split, Croatia, June 17–22, 2019. The Conference is […]

AAFS Fellow Dragan Primorac Awarded With the High State Decoration of the Order of Ante Starcevic

The President of the Republic of Croatia, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, has presented Dragan Primorac with the high State decoration of the Order of Ante Starčević for his extraordinary achievements in the field of science, education, and politics, as well as for his contributions to the development of the Republic of Croatia. Prof. Primorac is one of […]

AAFS International Affairs Committee Update

Source: Carla Noziglia, MS, AAFS International Affairs Committee The AAFS International Affairs Committee (IAC) met during the AAFS annual meeting in Seattle and would like to thank the Academy for the courtesies extended to the committee. We are excited to report there were 516 international attendees representing 59 countries at the annual meeting. Part of […]

Jurisprudence Section Happenings – January 2016

  Sources:  Christine Funk, JD, Section Chair and Stephanie Domitrovich, JD, PhD, Section Secretary We look forward to the wonderful presentations of our members and others at the AAFS Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas in February. Please do not forget to buy your luncheon ticket ASAP online AND ahead of time. Do not wait […]

An Update from Croatia

Members of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), as part of its International Educational Outreach Program (IEOP), visited the University of Split in Croatia. The University Department of Forensic Science hosted a reception for the AAFS delegation. The delegation, together with Professor Dragan Primorac, received Professor Simon Anđelinović, Rector of the University of Split, and Professor […]

AAFS IEOP 2015 – Destination Croatia!

IEOP 2015 Croatia Source:  Nancy Jackson, AAFS Director of Accreditation & Development Monday, June 15 – Day 1 Greetings from Zagreb! Travelers arrived safely in Croatia to warm temperatures and sunny skies. The travelers, Peter Ausili (Criminalistics), Moses Schanfield (Criminalistics), Robert Barsley (Odontology). John Gerns (General), Shaku Teas (Pathology/Biology), Danielle Ruttman (Jurisprudence) and I, along […]

June 2015 President’s Message

As I look back at the past few months, there have been an unusual number of issues in forensic science which have garnered media attention including a series of articles on bitemark evidence, a study of FBI hair analysis cases disclosing a high proportion of errors, changes in the leadership of the Washington, DC, Department […]

Engineering Sciences March 2015 News Update

Source: John Nixon, MBA, Section Chair The meeting in Orlando was well attended. The ESS Academy Cup team did not win the event (hosted by ESS BOD Representative, Laura Liptai) but very much enjoyed the participation and the comradery. Engineering Sciences Section presented a full program of scientific papers – around sixty in all. Good […]