Fifth Annual Forensic Science Leadership Lecture
Thursday, October 8
Alumnae Hall Auditorium
Cedar Crest College’s Forensic Science program will host the fifth annual Forensic Science Leadership Lecture featuring the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Special Assistant to the Director for Forensic Science, Dr. John M. Butler, on Thursday, October 8 at 5:30 p.m. This free event will take place in the Alumnae Hall Auditorium and is open to the public.
Dr. John M. Butler is the Special Assistant to the Director for Forensic Science at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He has authored five textbooks on the subject of Forensic Science DNA Typing as well as co-authored numerous scholarly publications. His professional experience includes the National Institute of Standards and Technology, GeneTrace Systems, Inc., the FBI, and the University of Virginia. He received his B.S. in Chemistry from Brigham Young University and his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Virginia. He completed a Post Doc in the Biotechnology Division of the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
The Forensic Science Leadership Lecture is sponsored by Dr. Richard Saferstein who, for more than 21 years, headed the crime laboratory of the New Jersey State Police, which is one of the largest forensic science laboratories in the United States.