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Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 ET American Academy of Forensic Sciences Holds 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting will take place Feb. 13-18, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans....


Mar 08, 2016, 08:00 ET Italian Forensic Scientists Present a Neuroscientific Protocol to Protect NASA Astronauts

Vincenzo Lusa, professor at Milan's Università Internazionale di Scienze della Sicurezza e della Difesa Sociale and at the Pontifical...


Jan 19, 2016, 12:19 ET American Academy of Forensic Sciences to Hold 68th Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada

 The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 68th Annual Scientific Meeting will take place February 22-27, 2016, at the Rio...


Jan 13, 2015, 13:00 ET Forensic Scientists to Assemble in Orlando: American Academy of Forensic Sciences Holds 67th Annual Scientific Meeting

More than 5,000 forensic professionals representing all states in the U.S. and 70 countries worldwide will convene at the American Academy of...


Jun 27, 2014, 13:00 ET Ten Members of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Appointed to Forensic Science Standards Board (FSSB)

 The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) announces that the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the...


Mar 27, 2014, 14:00 ET American Academy of Forensic Sciences Announces 2014-15 Officers and Board of Directors

 The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) announces its new 2014 officers and directors.  The Academy is governed by an 18-member...


Jan 14, 2014, 18:00 ET Forensic Elite to Meet in Seattle

More than 4,000 forensic professionals representing all states in the U.S. and 66 countries worldwide will convene at the American Academy of...


Jan 10, 2014, 17:00 ET American Academy of Forensic Sciences Applauds Broad Representation of Practitioners and Stakeholders on Newly Named National Commission on Forensic Science

Dr. Barry K. Logan, president of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, issued the following statement today: The American Academy of Forensic...


Feb 15, 2013, 17:57 ET American Academy of Forensic Sciences Supports New National Commission on Forensic Science

 The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) applauds the Department of Justice and the National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST)...


Jan 16, 2013, 13:00 ET Forensic Elite to Meet in Washington, D.C. for Scientific Meeting in February - Meeting Marks 65th Anniversary of American Academy of Forensic Sciences

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 65th annual scientific meeting is scheduled for February 18-23, 2013 at the Marriott Wardman Park...


Jan 18, 2012, 13:00 ET 4,000 Forensic Elite to Convene in Atlanta for Scientific Meeting in February

 The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 64th annual scientific meeting will take place February 20-25, 2012 at the Atlanta...


Feb 24, 2011, 14:20 ET Forensic Scientist Honored for Exceptional Service

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) presented Kurt M. Dubowski, PhD, George Lynn...


Jan 27, 2011, 10:00 ET Forensic Elite to Converge in Chicago at 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 63rd annual scientific meeting will take place February 21-26, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency in...


Sep 08, 2009, 19:43 ET The American Academy of Forensic Sciences Approves Position Statement in Response to the National Academy of Sciences' "Forensic Needs" Report

On September 2, 2009, the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) approved a formal AAFS Position Statement in...


Feb 19, 2009, 11:37 ET The American Academy of Forensic Sciences Comments on National Academy of Sciences' 'Forensic Needs' Report

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (the Academy) welcomes the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report: Strengthening Forensic Science in...


Feb 18, 2008, 00:00 ET Nation's Capital Plays Host to 4,000 'Real-Life CSIs' Leading Forensic Scientists to Detail Findings at 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), a professional organization...