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Forensic Entomology

Forensic Entomology

General Information

Date:          May 21st

 

Lecturer:  Dr. Jeff Tomberlin

 

 

Certification: Certificate of Participation

 

Schedule:       09h00 - 12h30

                         14h15 - 18h15

 

Programme

9h00 Welcome and review of outline

9h15 Introduction to Case Work

9h45 Visit Decomposition Site

 

10h45 Break

 

11h00 Forensic Entomology: The Hidden Witness

11h45 The Etymology of Entomology

12h30 Forensically Relevant Insects

 

13h15 Lunch

 

14h15 Proper Methods for Collecting and Processing Insects

15h00 Time of Colonization

15h45 Extended Applications

 

16h30 Break

 

16h45 Visit Decomposition Site

17h30 Mock Cases

18h15 Closing Comments

Lecturer

Dr. Jeff Tomberlin

  • Director and principal investigator of FLIES Facility at Texas A&M University

  • B.S. in Biology from the University of Georgia

  • M.S. in Entomology from Clemson University

  • Received his doctorate from the Department of Entomology at the University of Georgia

  • Faculty position in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University

  • Active participant in the North American Forensic Entomology Conference and North American Forensic Entomology Association

  • Certified by the American Board of Forensic Entomology

  • Teaches An Introduction to the Forensic Sciences and Science and Law