Women Advancing Forensics: Rachel Kieser

Meet some of the women who are propelling the field of forensic science forward. In this interview, we meet Rachel Kieser of the University of North Texas Health Science Center. A woman of many talents, Rachel found her career path in forensic science serendipitously. She’s had a love for the double helix as long as she can remember, but only through exploring other avenues did she find that her heart lies with research and academia. Rachel has already accomplished a great deal with it comes to working with degraded DNA, and there is no doubt that we will be hearing more from her in the future. In this interview, Rachel shares her quirky side as she describes her ideal superpower, her passion as she discusses her work, and her wisdom as she shares her advice for the next generation.