Forensic Science Day Registration

On behalf of The Forensic Science Program at the University of Toronto Mississauga,

you are cordially invited to attend our

 

21st ANNUAL FORENSIC SCIENCE DAY

Student Internship Presentations


Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

REGISTRATION:  Room 108, Kaneff Bldg.  (right next door to the Second Cup)

STUDENT PRESENTATIONS:  Matthews Auditorium, Room 137,  Kaneff Centre


The day will begin with Registration and a Continental Breakfast; Morning Session Student Internship Presentations; followed by Lunch; then the Afternoon Session Student Internship Presentations; we then wrap-up the day's events with a brief Reception .

All invited guests are welcome to join us for the Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Reception.

Please RSVP using the link below (or form is at bottom of this page) by March 31st, 2017.

http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/forensic/fsc-day/forensic-science-day-registration

 

UTM FORENSIC SCIENCE DAY PRELIMINARY TALK SCHEDULE

Matthews Hall (Kaneff Centre Rm. 137)

APRIL 4th, 2017

 

TIME

SPEAKER

TOPIC

8:00 REGISTRATION & COFFEE  Kaneff Building, Room 108

8:30

Joel Cahn, FSC481 Instructor

Opening Remarks

8:35

Ulli Krull, Interim Vice-President and Principal, UTM

The Forensic Science Internship: A unique intersection of scientific research and experiential learning

 

MORNING PRESENTATIONS

 

8:45

Celine Moyen

A retrospective review of suicide deaths in the Hamilton region over a 5-year period

8:55

Lauren Ferrara

Suicide fatalities due to sharp force trauma: a retrospective study

9:05

Kayla Forrester

Sharp force injury deaths in Ontario

9:15

Cassandra Santaera

The assessment of youth homicides in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA)

9:25

Cindy Prashad

Fatal pulmonary thromboembolism – shift in the prevalence of risk factors in Ontario medicolegal autopsy cases

9:35

Harman Nahal

Determining factors that affect the duration of the blanched lividity state, for ultimate use in time-since-death determinations

9:45

Vaneesa Shariff

The nature of unidentified cases in Ontario

9:55

Melissa Bernard

Potential application of alkaline hydrolysis in forensic anthropology

10:05

Ellie Shoji

Evaluation of photogrammetry models of the human adult crania for forensic 3D facial approximation

10:15

Krishna Shah

Viability of photogrammetry for injury documentation at autopsy

10:25-10:50

COFFEE BREAK

 

10:50

Isabel Tran

Deviation analysis between 3D point clouds generated by drone photogrammetry and by laser scanner

11:00

Charmaine Rodrigues

Determining the suitability of 3D laser scanning for forensic footwear impression analysis in sand

11:10

Delia Xu

Efficacy of reflectance transformation imaging (RTI) in documenting 3D footwear impression evidence

11:20

Yuanming Ma

The effect of fabric type, weave pattern, and impact angle on the calculation of impact angle in bloodstain pattern analysis

11:30

Matthew Woo

Reliability of Hemastix® vs. Kastle-Meyer/phenolphthalein test and associated false-positive rates

11:40

Meriah Woodhouse

Evaluating the use of the diphenylamine test for the detection of gunshot residue

11:50

Meadow Libby

An evaluation of the transfer of gunshot residue from a policing environment and uniform patrol officers to an arrested subject

12:00

Alexandra Chee

The effect of ventilation in indoor shooting ranges on the level of gunshot residue detected on clothing

12:10-

1:30

LUNCH -- BLIND DUCK PUB

 

 

AFTERNOON PRESENTATIONS

 

1:30

Jude Hamam

The operator’s effect on developing latent handwriting indentations using the electrostatic detection apparatus (ESDA)

1:40

Roxanne Chui

The effects of ammo type and actual firing distance on shotgun range determinations

1:50

Ellie Chen

Latent fingerprint development on pressure treated wood using ninhydrin and 1,2-indanedione

2:00

Amanda Ferrari

The recovery of fingerprints from unfired cartridges: a comparison of three enhancement techniques

2:10

Taylor Davie

Recovery and analysis of DNA from cartridge cases

2:20

Thomas Cimino

Evaluation of the E.Z.N.A.® forensic DNA kit for genomic DNA extraction

2:30

Jeffrey Youn

Multiplex-isothermal amplification of digital microfluidics

2:40-

3:05

COFFEE BREAK

 

3:05

Dylan Galbraith

Raman spectroscopy in forensic fibre analysis

3:15

Kai Wen Gu

Incidence and characteristics of THC findings in fatal motor vehicle collision drivers in Ontario

3:25

Navneet Lotay

Dioxin analysis of particulate matter in air samples from two cities in Mexico: Mexico City & Mexicali

3:35

Maria Khan

The effect of monoamine oxidase A and serotonin transporter genes on aggression levels in children

3:45

Amanda Wuth

Understanding mediators of educational attainment within the criminal justice system

3:55

RECEPTION -- BLIND DUCK PUB

 

     
 

 



PARKING ON CAMPUS FOR THE EVENT 

**Complimentary FSC Day Event Parking Location:  CCT Underground Garage & Parking Lot #9 ONLY! 

Please enter the campus using the main entrance located at Mississauga Rd. and The College Way (The College Way extends into the Campus). Access to CCT Underground Garage is through Parking Lot #9.

  ** You MUST reserve complimentary parking when registering on-line for Forensic Science Day. 

Please Note:  Guests who have reserved parking should proceed directly to either the CCT Garage OR to Parking Lot #9 to park (Access to CCT Underground Garage is through Parking Lot #9). You may park anywhere in the CCT Garage, with the exception of any parking spaces marked designated for "Car Pool Permit Holders" and "Invited Friends and Families" --Please DO NOT PARK in these spaces.

Anyone parking elsewhere on campus other than the CCT Garage or Parking Lot #9:  Visitor/Daily Parking Permits may be purchased from Pay and Display machines in Lots 3, 4 and 8  or the Alumni House.

UTM Campus Map/Directions:  http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/parking/parking-information/maps-directions

Please register your attendance with us for Forensic Science Day below.

**Please Note: In order to ensure that our records are accurate, all fields in the registration form must be filled in, including "Licence Plate Number". (*Exception:  Guests who are assigned a company vehicle on "the day of" and cannot provide a licence plate number in advance upon registering, you can just leave this field blank.)

Don't forget to RSVP for the following: 

  • Morning Session Talks
  • Afternoon Session Talks
  • Lunch
  • Complimentary Parking Pass
  • Reception

Forensic Science Day Registration

For Current & Alumni UTM Students ONLY. Select one.
Please be sure to select "Vegetarian Lunch Option" above if required and/or list any " Special Dietary Restrictions" below.
Select "Yes" to Reserve a Complementary Parking Space on FSC Day.
If you are reserving a parking space, please specify the vehicle plate number. (For those guests who are assigned a company vehicle on "the day of" and cannot provide a licence plate number in advance upon registering, please indicate that you are reserving a space and just leave this field blank.)
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.