Expertise DescriptionI have more than 40 years experience in the field of Genetics with expertise in chromatin organization and function, Structure of small nuclear RNA genes and middle repetitive elements; small nuclear RNA isoforms and their effect on gene regulations and development; DNA fingerprinting and identification in humans and strains of silk moth, as well as molecular biology phylogeny of AIDS. I have additional knowledge as a biologist in human evolution and population genetics, paternity analysis, detection and treatment of autoimmune diseases, and legal forensic DNA fingerprinting. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.
Areas of Expertise
My expert witness experience includes DNA Fingerprinting in cases of Paternity/Maternity disputes, Child Abuse, Rape, Homicide, and Immigration.
My consulting experience includes reviews of forensic laboratory data, analyses, and conclusions.
My professional experience includes Professor, Assistant Professor and Director of a Minority Education Program, Research Associate, and Coordinator in a medical laboratory.
|Post Doctoral||Molecular Genetics||The Rockefeller University|
|M.S.||Genetics||New York University|
|B.S.||Biology and Genetics||The City College of CUNY|
Awards & Affiliation
|American Association of Human Genetics|
|Member of Sigma Xi|
American Association of Human Genetics
Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases