Expertise DescriptionI 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
My expert witness experience includes Forensic DNA Consulting.
My consulting services include DNA Identification Testing Technology and Education to Tanzania and Kenya
Service Learning Program in Genetics.
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.
|Ph.D.||Genetics||University of California||Davis|
|M.S.||Genetics||University of California||Davis|
|B.S.||Biological Sciences||California State University||Sacramento|
Awards & Affiliation
|Outstanding Community Service Award|
|Pedagogy Enhancement Award|
|Research and Creative Activity Award Program|
|Outstanding Teaching and Service Award|
American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Criminalistics Division)
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases