The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Pamela Reynolds,
FBI scientist from
Quantico, Virginia


FBI scientist 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
    Secret Service.

For more information about this event, please email Manuel Santiago or call 425-4278.