Expertise DescriptionI 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
My expert witness experience includes testifying in court as a DNA expert witness.
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.
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.
|B.A.||Biology||University of California||Santa Cruz|
|M.A.||Higher Education||Ashton University|
|Certificate in Applied Forensic Science – California|
Awards & Affiliation
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases