Expert 439615 - CA(N)


Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Forensic Biological Sciences and Genetics.  My experience includes DNA testing, advanced laboratory techniques, local crime laboratories, paternity testing and forensic serology.  I am also highly knowledgeable in topics of criminalistics; genotype profiling; testing of blood, spit, and hair; human DNA identification; STR mosaicism; and environmental toxicology.  I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes Forensic DNA Consulting.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include DNA Identification Testing Technology and Education to Tanzania and Kenya
Service Learning Program in Genetics.


Relevant Experiences

My area of expertise is in forensic DNA. I have served as an expert consultant in more than fifty cases involving forensic DNA evidence and have testified in court approximately twenty times. My training and experience as a college professor gives me an edge as a consultant. I have the ability to explain complex scientific ideas in ways that make them accessible to attorneys, judges, and juries.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
Ph.D.GeneticsUniversity of California Davis
M.S.GeneticsUniversity of California Davis
B.S.Biological SciencesCalifornia State University Sacramento

Licenses Certifications

Awards & Affiliation

Outstanding Community Service Award
Pedagogy Enhancement Award
Research and Creative Activity Award Program
Outstanding Teaching and Service Award

Primary Affiliation

American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Criminalistics Division)


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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