Arborist Expert Witness 524467

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience as an Arborist with a focus in arboriculture, forensic arboriculture, plant identification, cartography, botany, and horticulture. I have additional knowledge in tree & landscape evaluations, hazard tree analysis, tree inventories, insect and disease diagnosis and control, and tree removals. I have spent more than 15 years providing deposition, consultations, and courtroom testimony as an arboriculture expert witness.

Biologist 415440

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience as a Biologist, Microscopist, and Imaging Specialist. My areas of expertise include Microbiology, Cell Biology, Plant Biology/Morphology, Insects, Evolution, and Ecology. I have experience in imaging equipment, sample fixation/preparation and imaging and analysis with light and electron microscopy (SEM, TEM), X-ray spectroscopy, imaging mass spectrometry (e.g., Nano-SIMS); scientific communications (reports, viewgraph presentations, etc.); dSLR photography. I also have experience with developing electron microscopy (EM) sample preparation methods, including cell/tissue fixation, cryo-sectioning, and immuno- labeling.

Dna Consultation 444364

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years of experience in the fields of Molecular Biology and Genetics. My expertise in forensic DNA consultation and identification, which includes DNA obtained through blood evidence, semen, and fingernails. I have additional knowledge in botany, phenotype profiling, bioinformatics, STR scanning, multiplex liquid SNP array, and criminalistics. I have more than 20 years experience as an expert witness.

Plant Science 409833

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience as a biologist in the field of Botany and Plant Sciences. I am highly knowledgeable with general biology, identification of wood plants, plant taxonomy, and local flora. My research focuses on plant and microbial taxonomy, plant and microbial molecular systematic, freshwater ecology, evolution, biogeography, agal growth, and conservation biology. My other experience includes zooplankton diversity, hydroecological engineering, algal growth on sidewalk surfaces, and tree identification. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.