2018 NIJ R&D Symposium - Controlled Substances & Toxicology
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 - Controlled Substances & Toxicology - Liver "Doesn't Die," or at Least it's Enzymes, and Other Useful Information Discovered While Evaluating the Effect of Sample Preparation Techniques and Matrix Effects and Absolute Recovery of Opiates in Liver Tissue Using UPLC-MS/MS - Carl Wolf: Virginia Commonwealth University Evaluating Trends in Novel Psychoactive Substances Using a Sentinel Population of Electronic Dance Music Festival Attendees - Alex Krotulski: Center for Forensic Science Research & Education at the Fredric Rieders Family Foundation Assessing the Impact of Implementing Portable Mass Spectrometers for On-Site Drug Evidence Processing - Jamie Wieland: Illinois State University Rapid Peptide Analysis Utilizing Matrix-Assisted Inlet Ionization and Paper Spray Ionization Mass Spectrometry - Kyle Vircks: Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences 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.