Thank You From the Young Forensic Scientists Forum (YFSF)!


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Source: Alex J. Krotulski, MS, 2018 YFSF Chair

On behalf of the Young Forensic Scientists Forum (YFSF), thank you to all those who attended our sessions, and especially all of our great speakers that helped shape our programs this year during the AAFS Annual Scientific

Meeting in Seattle, WA! Our Breakfast Session, Special Session, Bring Your Own Posters (BYOP) Session, and Bring Your Own Slides (BYOS) Session were very successful and informative to all our young and emerging forensic scientists.

Dr. Josep De Alcaraz-Fossoul discussing 3D Imaging Technology with YFSF Special Session attendees.

FSF Emerging Forensic Scientists Award Honoree Lindsay Glicksberg presenting at the YFSF Special Session.

Thank you to all the sections, organizations, and people who have supported YFSF over the years, especially The Center for Forensic Science Research and Education at The Fredric Rieders Family Foundation for their generous donations this year.

For the first time during our BYOP Session, YFSF committee members had the privilege of awarding two posters the title of “Best Poster.” These two awards encompass the hard work and excellent research that is being conducted by so many young scientists across the country and around the world. This year’s awardees are Amy Crawford, MS, and Emma-Rae Ranger, who presented outstanding work in the areas of forensic document examinations and gunshot residue analyses, respectively. Congratulations!