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2018 NIJ R&D Symposium - Forensic Anthropology
The FTCoE assisted the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) in hosting the annual NIJ Forensic Science Research & Development (R&D) Symposium on February 20th, 2018 at the 70th Annual American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting in Seattle, WA.
Original Live Symposium took place on 02/20/2018

 - Forensic Anthropology - 

Welcome Opening Remarks
 - Gerald LaPorte: Director, NIJ

The Macromorphoscopic Databank: A New Tool For Forensic Anthropologists
 - Joseph Hefner: Michigan State University

Analysis of Inter-and Intra-Observer Error Associated with the Use of 3D Laser Scan Data of the Public Symphysis
 - Detelina Stoyanova & Jieun Kim: Florida State University

Building a Science of Adult Cranial Fracture
 - Mariyam Isa: Michigan State University

Standardizing a Large-Scale, Whole Body CT Image Database
 - Shamsi Berry & Heather Edgar: University of New Mexico

The 2018 NIJ Forensic Science R&D Symposium featured a full day of forensic scientific sessions.  The FTCoE and NIJ hosted 16 separate Forensic R&D presentations during the event.

The NIJ Forensic Science Research and Development Symposium was a free and open meeting where attendees learned about NIJ-funded research across a variety of forensic science areas.

This Symposium was recorded in its entirety at the time of the Live event in order to capture the one on one interaction with the presenter. Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.


Multiple NIJ Grantees
Gerald LaPorte - Director, NIJ

Joseph Hefner - Michigan State University

Detelina Stoyanova & Jieun Kim - Florida State University

Mariyam Isa - Michigan State University

Shamsi Berry & Heather Edgar - University of New Mexico