Topics in Forensic Science (TIFS) Conference @ HCIFS

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 | Topics in Forensic Science (TIFS) Conference @ HCIFS
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Completed Event:June 13, 20198:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences presents the 2019 Topics in Forensic Science (TIFS) Conference: Forensic Biology & DNA – Current Trends and Emerging Practices, providing a forum to promote education and research, to discuss current and emerging investigative techniques in forensic biology & DNA, and to encourage interdisciplinary communication in the forensic sciences.

Featured Presentations:

Which to Use: Familial DNA, Genealogy, or Genetic Phenotype in Forensic Investigations

  • Rockne Harmon, J.D., Forensic/Cold Case Consultant

Cold Case Solved: Identification of a Suspect for the Golden State Killer
Using Investigative Genealogy 

  • Barbara Rae-Venter, J.D., Ph.D., Investigative Genealogy Consultant


Cold Case Investigation: Christy Mirack

  • Christine Wilson, J.D., Assistant District Attorney,
  • Christopher Erb, Detective, and
  • Larry Martin, Detective, Office of the District Attorney of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania