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2011 MFRC Annual Meeting Agenda


May 26, 2011
St. Louis, Missouri


8:30 - 9:00 am

David Baldwin, MFRC Director

9:00 - 9:45 am

R&D Presentation: Dr. John Goodpaster, Asst. Professor, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN. Discrimination of Dyed Cotton Fibers Based on UV-visible Micro-spectrophotometry and Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Presentation [PPTX]

9:45 - 10:30 am

R&D Presentation:  Dr. Robert Allen, Professor and Chairman of the Forensic Science Department, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, OK. Assessment of the Quantity and Quality of DNA in Evidentiary Samples Using the Q-TAT Multiplex Assay
Presentation [PPT]

10:30 - 10:50 am


10:50 - 11:20 am

TIMI Presentation: Mr. Timothy Kupferschmidt, Executive Director, Sorenson Forensics, Salt Lake City, UT.
TIMI Presentation not available.

11:20 - 11:50 am

R&D Presentation: Mr. Roger Jones, Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University, Ames, IA. Rapid Arson Analysis Using DART Mass Spectrometry
Presentation [PPT]

11:50 - 12:20 pm

R&D Presentation: Ms. Taylor Grieve, Grad. Student, Iowa State University/Ames Laboratory, Ames, IA. Clarity of Microstamped Identifiers as a Function of Primer Hardness and Firearm Action.
Presentation [PPTX]

12:20 - 1:45 pm


1:45 - 2:30 pm

TIMI Presentation: Mr. Allen Hamm, Assistant Director, Johnson County Sheriff’s Office Crime Laboratory, Mission, KS. Process Mapping of the Biology Section
Presentation [PPT]

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Discussion Sessions – MFRC Program Areas – Input on and discussion of casework assistance, training, education, research, and TIMI programs

Moderator: David Baldwin

3:30 - 3:50 pm


3:50 - 4:35 pm

Discussion Session - MFRC Program Areas
Moderator: David Baldwin

4:35 - 4:45 pm