Workshop

Technical Leaders Meeting

Thursday September 27th, 2018 // 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm // 102

Early registration, before August 1st$165.00
Standard registration, after August 1st$185.00
TimeTopicSpeaker
1:00 – 1:30pmCODIS – Q&ADouglas Hares, PhD-NDIS Custodian
1:35 – 2:05pmUNT Center for Human Identification – Missing Persons UpdateDixie Peters, M.S., Technical Leader of the Missing Persons Unit at UNT Center for Human Identification

 

The National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative-Outsourcing Experiences and Thoughts from the Vendor Lab’s Perspective

 

2:10 – 2:40pmForensic Science Center’s DNA programMisty Marra, M.S., Forensic DNA Analyst and Laboratory Coordinator Marshall University
2:45 – 3:15pmSorenson Forensics DNA programCami Greene, Director of Technical Sales
3:20 – 3:50pmBode Cellmark ForensicsAndy Singer, Director Sales and Marketing
3:50 – 4:00pmWrap up questions

Speakers

Private: Dan Campbell

Forensic Science Supervisor, DNA Analysis Unit, WI State Crime Laboratory

Dan Campbell is currently employed as a Forensic Scientist Supervisor in the DNA Analysis Unit for the Wisconsin State Crime Laboratory Bureau in Madison, WI.  He's had a 25 year career thus far--all in DNA, with 17 years working cases on the bench and being one of his Laboratory’s former LDIS Adminstrators, and with the last 8 years as a supervisor in DNA.

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Private: Cami Green

Sales Manager, Sorenson Forensics

Cami has over 12 years of experience in Forensic Sciences specifically with DNA Testing. Her forensic career began in 2002 with the Utah Bureau of Forensic Services where she worked in the Serology/DNA section, then continued her work as a Forensic DNA Analyst at Myriad Genetic Laboratories and Sorenson Forensics, where she also earned her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

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Private: Douglas Hares

National DNA Index System Program Manager, Federal Bureau of Investigation’s CODIS Unit

Dr. Hares is the National DNA Index System Program Manager in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s CODIS Unit. Dr. Hares is an invited guest and participant at the Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods (SWGDAM) and the European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI) meetings. He also serves as a member and advisor to Interpol’s DNA Monitoring Expert Group.

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Private: Misty Marra

Forensic DNA Analyst and Laboratory Coordinator, Marshall University Forensic Science Center

Misty has analyzed hundreds of forensic cases, as well as thousands of convicted offender samples. She has been instrumental in coordinating the MUFSC’s sexual assault kit testing projects as well as the outsourced technical review of sexual assault kit projects with agencies across the US.

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Private: Dixie Peters

Technical Leader of Missing Persons Unit, UNT Center for Human ID

Dixie Peters is the Technical Leader of the Missing Persons Unit at the UNT Center for Human ID. She received her BS in Biology from Texas Christian University and MS in Forensic Genetics from the University of North Texas Health Science Center.

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Private: Andrew Singer

Bode Cellmark Technologies

Mr. Singer manages domestic sales efforts, global marketing programs, and drives new program and product launches.  Mr. Singer has more than 10 years of experience in product development and management in the forensics and biotechnology industries.

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