Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC)

School of Adult and Graduate Education
Blaney Hall 105

Lawrence A. Quarino, Ph.D.
Director/Professor, Forensic Science
610-437-4471 ext. 3567

Student Research Publications

Mills, Mills, M., Bonetti, J., Brettell, T., and Quarino, L., Differentiation of Human Hair by Colour and Diameter Using Light Microscopy, Digital Imaging and Statistical Analysis, Journal of Microscopy, Vol. 270, No. 1, 2018.

Murray, A., Grant, C., Beyer, M., Wilz, A., Williamson, E., Maier, J., Kesserling, L., Wojtas, K., Gibbs, J., Karakkat, K., and Quarino, L., “Familial DNA Testing: Current Practices and Recommendations for Implementation”, Investigative Sciences Journal, Vol. 9, No. 4, 2017.

Fachet C., Quarino, L., and Karnas, K., “High Resolution Melt Curve Analysis Based on Methylation Status for Human Semen Identification”, Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2017.

Karakkat K., Schwartz, T., and Quarino, L., “Cobalt Chloride as an Enhancement Reagent for Two-Dimensional Footwear Impressions Containing Ice Melt Product Residue”, Journal of Forensic Identification, Vol. 66, No. 3, 2016.

Myers E., Pritchett T., and Brettell T., “Determination of Preservatives in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products by LC-MS/MS”, LCGC North America, April 2015.

Sween K., Quarino, L., and Kishbaugh, J., “"Detection of Male DNA in the Vaginal Cavity Following Digital Penetration Using Y-Chromosome Short Tandem Repeats" Journal of Forensic Nursing, Vol. 11, No. 1, 2015.

Anasti, J. N. and Brettell, T. A. , “Defining Hydrophilic Interaction Liquid Chromatography”, Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry, 1–9.

Bonetti, J. and Quarino, L., “Comparative Forensic Soil Analysis of New Jersey State Parks Using a Combination of Simple Techniques with Multivariate Statistics”, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 59, No. 3, 2014.

Schmidt, M. and Quarino, L., “A Novel Method for the Detection of Cocaine in Hair using a Freeze/Thaw Method and GC/MS Analysis”, Romanian Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2012.

Dawes, M. and Brettell, T. “Analysis of Goldenseal, Hydrastis canadesis L., and Related Alkaloids in Urine using HPLC with UV Detection”, Journal of Chromatography B, Vol. 880, 2012.

Kishbaugh, J. and Quarino, L., “The utility of Y-STR profiling in 4, 6, and 8 day postcoital vaginal swabs", Medicine, Science, and the Law, Vol. 52, No. 2, 2012.

Mulligan, C., Kaufman, S., and B “The Utility of Polyester and Cotton as Swabbing Substrates for the Removal of Cellular Material from Surfaces”, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 56, No. 2, 2011.

Deitz, N. and Quarino, L., “Differentiation of Blue Gel Inks Using Adobe Photoshop”, Journal of Forensic Identification, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2010.

Zellner, M. and Quarino, L. “Differentiation of Twenty-One Glitter Lip Glosses by Pyrolysis-Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectroscopy”, Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 54, No. 5, 2009.

Deitz, N., and Quarino, L., “Microscopic Methods of Differentiation of Thirty-Six Blue Gel Inks”, The Microscope, Vol. 55, Number 2, 2007.




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