Expert 435763 - CA(N)


Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in forensic DNA with expertise in casework examination and testing of biological evidence, including serological testing and PCR-based DNA analysis. I have extensive experience in DNA preparation / extraction, identification, toxicology, forensic chemistry, fingerprint lab, and crime scene investigation. I have additional expertise with systematic semen analysis, whole blood preparation, hairs, fingernails, blood evidence, blood or saliva reference samples, as well as PCR-based DNA methods, including organic extraction, amplification, PE 9700 thermocycler operation and Applied Biosystems 310 Genetic Analyzer. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes testifying in court as a DNA expert witness.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: case review, client consultation and expert witness testimony; collecting evidence and maintain chain of custody to laboratory; teaching seminars on DNA to legal community.


Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes founding and being a Forensic DNA Consultant at a DNA consulting company, working as a Director of Forensic Training and Forensic Scientist, and working at a research center as a Forensic Serologist.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
B.A.BiologyUniversity of California Santa Cruz
M.A.Higher EducationAshton University

Licenses Certifications

Certificate in Applied Forensic Science – California

Awards & Affiliation

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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