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Forensic Microbiology

Forensic Microbiology

General Information

Date:          May 26th


Lecturer:  Dr. Jeff Tomberlin



Certification: Certificate of Participation


Schedule:       09h30 - 12h45

                         14h30 - 16h00



9h30    Welcome and review of outline

9h45    What is a Microbe? Microbiology Today- Applications in Forensics

10h15  Entomology


11h00  Break


11h15  Bones and Microbes

12h00  Microbial Community Structure and Function: Sampling, Data Collection, and      



12h45  Lunch


14h30  Microbial Community Structure: Data Analysis and Interpretation

15h15  Perspectives on Forensic Microbiology

16h00  Summary



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

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