Student Research Presentations

 

James Anasti, Parameter Effects in Hydrophilic-Interaction Liquid Chromatographic Method to Simultaneously Quantify Polar Metabolites and Closely Associated Parent Opiates in Urine, Sixty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, 2014.

Sean Block, Characterization of Solder by Trace Metals Using AAS, Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hershey, PA, November 2014, and Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL 2015.

Heidi Campbell, STR Genotyping of Human DNA in Soil Beneath a Decomposing Body as a Way of Estimating Time of Body Deposition, Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015.

Susan Cheng, The Identification of Biological Fluids Based on DNA Methylation, 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, February 2016.

Susan Cheng, DNA Methylation Differences Detected Using High Resolution Melt Curve Analysis as A Novel Method for Human Vaginal Fluid, Menstrual Blood, and Saliva Identification, Gordon Research Conference, 2016 Forensic Analysis of Human DNA, Waterville Valley, NH, June 2016.

Lauren Cohen, Comparison of Reducing Agents in Differential DNA Extraction, Sixty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Seattle, 2014.

Caitlyn Deppen, High Resolution Melt Curve Analysis for DNA Methylation as a Novel Method for Human Semen Identification, Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hershey, PA, November 2014, and Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL, February 2015.

Ashia Eckroth, The Effect of PCR Inhibitors on DNA Mixture Interpretation, Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015 and Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists, Richmond, VA, May 2016.

Clare Fried, The Screening of Arson Accelerants by APCI-MS/MS and Flow Injection, Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015, Sixty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, February 2016, and Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists, Richmond, VA, May 2016.

Kaitlin Hafer, An Analysis of Elemental Content in Various Brands of Cigarette Ash by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy, Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL, February 2015.

Kaitlyn HessInvestigation into the Use of BioSPME for the Analysis of Illicit Substances in Urine, Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015, Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerset, NJ, November 2015, and Sixty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, February 2016.

Andrea Jones, Investigation into the Analysis of Benzodiazepines in Dried Blood Spots using LC-MS/MS, Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hershey, PA, November 2014, Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015, and Sixty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, February 2016.

Kevin Karakkat, Cobalt Chloride as an Enhancement Reagent for Footwear Prints Made in Ice-Melt Products, Forty-First Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015.

Karen Lau, Determination of the Stoichiometry in the Modified Ferric Hydroxamate Test for Gamma-Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB), Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL, February 2015.

Jennifer Leach, Identification of Methcathinone in Urine by GC/MS Using a One-Step Simultaneous Dispersive Liquid-Liquid Extraction/Cyclohexanone Derivation, Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hershey, PA, November 2014, and Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL, February 2015.

Heather Moody, The Effecof Walking on the Evidentiary Value of Soil Taken from Footwear, Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL, February 2015, and Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015.

Emily Myers, Differentiation of Cosmetic Foundations Using LC-MS/MS, Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hershey, PA, November 2014, and Sixty-Seventh Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Orlando, FL, February 2015.

Erin NovalAn Expansion of the Greiss Test for Nitrites in Gunshot Residue, Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015, and Sixty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, February 2016.

Emily Prisaznik, Direct Thermal Extraction of Volatiles from Black Electrical Tapes, Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015, Sixty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, February 2016, and Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists, Richmond, VA, May 2016.

Anusha Rankoth, Analysis of Change in Nitrite to Nitrate Ratios in Gunshot Residue over Time Using Ionpairing HPLC, Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015, Sixty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Las Vegas, NV, February 2016, and Annual Meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists, Richmond, VA, May 2016.

Sagar Shah, Estimating the Age of Bloodstains by Comparing Oxidized and Reduced Hemoglobin Absorption Spectra, Forty-first Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hyannis, MA, October 2015.

Danielle Weinstein, The Use of the Microbial-Vac in the Collection of Touch DNA from Handled Fabrics, Fortieth Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists, Hershey, PA, November 2014.