Dr. Nicole Novroski: Forensic Geneticist and Tenure-Stream Assistant Professor

Dr. Nicole Novroski

Biology and Forensic Science

Novroski, Nicole 

BSc, 2009 

Dr. Nicole Novroski is a Forensic Geneticist and Tenure-Stream Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Anthropology with a primary teaching appointment in the Forensic Science Program at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM).  After completing an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science and Biology at UTM in 2009, Dr. Novroski then went on to earn a Master of Science (2011) in Forensic Biology from the University at Albany (SUNY) and a Doctor of Philosophy (2018) in Molecular Genetics from the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Texas. Immediately upon completion of her doctoral degree, Dr. Novroski returned to UTM in both research and teaching capacities.  


Dr. Novroski is the recipient of numerous honors including the Forensic Sciences Foundation (AAFS) Douglas M. Lucas Grant, the Connaught New Researcher Award and the University of Toronto Mississauga Dean’s Award for Excellence (Faculty). She is an Associate Member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, an Active Member of the International Society of Forensic Genetics and co-Editor in Chief for the journal Forensic Genomics. To learn more about Dr. Novroski and her team, please visit www.nicolenovroski.com.  To those students and young scholars aspiring to pursue a career or educational path in STEM... "identify what you love, prioritize what risks are worth the reward(s), and sacrifice where and what is necessary in order to achieve your goals - discipline and commitment are your strongest assets". 


  • Biology 
  • Forensic Science
  • Forensic Biology
  • Philosophy in Molecural Genetics