20th Annual FSF Emerging Forensic Scientist Award Recipients Announced!


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The 20th Annual FSF Emerging Forensic Scientist Award paper competition was hosted during the AAFS Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD. The following presenters were selected as the 2019 winners by a panel of judges:

  1. Helen M. Brandt, MS – “An Examination of Pelvic Scarring as a Determinant of Sex” (A8/Anthropology)
  2. Carrie Polston, BA – “Assessing the Impacts of Induction Spatial Effects on Magnetic Flux Measurements of Toners” (J15/Questioned Documents)
  3. Ellyn A. Zeidman, BS – “Development of a Single-Tube Assay for the Simultaneous Detection of Blood, Semen, and Saliva Utilizing DNA Methylation and ScreenClust® High-Resolution Melt Software” (B44/Criminalistics)

Congratulations to Helen, Carrie, and Ellyn who will receive expense reimbursement to attend the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting in Anaheim!

The deadline for an abstract submission of the 21st Annual FSF Emerging Forensic Scientist Award is August 1. Please see “21st Annual FSF Emerging Forensic Scientist Award (EFSA) Competition” submission guidelines HERE.