FBI scientist from
to discuss forensic chemistry
Pamela Reynolds, an FBI scientist from Quanitico, Virginia will
discuss her work in forensic chemistry on Wednesday, October 20
at 5 p.m. in Grote 129 on the UTC campus.
Reynolds will provide a look into this popular field with a PowerPoint
presentation, which includes:
- Forensic science is the application of science to matters of
the law. Forensic chemistry is using chemistry principles and
theories toward the analysis of evidence.
- Evidence can support or contradict accounts by witnesses or
suspects; can provide general leads for investigators; link suspects
to places, persons or things related to a crime, or provide information
for reconstruction a crime for a jury.
- Along with the FBI, it may surprise you to know that there
are also forensic labs run by:
Drug Enforcement Administration
U.S. Customs Service
Food and Drug Administration
U.S. Postal Inspection
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Fish and Wildlife
For more information about this event, please email Manuel
Santiago or call 425-4278.