June 21 Zoom Meeting – Crime Scene Clues: Insects

On Tuesday, June 21 at 7:00 p.m., we welcome forensic entomologist Dr. Jason Byrd. Looking to add a little entomological accuracy to your next fictional crime scene? If you’ve been dying to use flies, crickets, or maggots to help your sleuth solve crimes, get your questions ready!

Dr. Byrd has combined his formal academic training in Entomology and Forensic Science to serve as a consultant and educator in both criminal and civil legal investigations throughout the United States and Internationally. He specializes in the education of law enforcement officials, medical examiners, coroners, attorneys, and other death investigators on the use and applicability of arthropods in legal investigations. Dr. Byrd is a Professor and Associate Director of the William R. Maples Center for Forensic Medicine at the University of Florida’s College of Medicine. He is a board-certified Forensic Entomologist and Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Entomology, and has been consulting on forensic casework for over 25 years.

This meeting is free, but registration is necessary. We use Eventbrite for reservations – registering on Eventbrite will get you the Zoom link. Once you register, you’ll receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link (scroll to the bottom of the email) from Eventbrite. Please keep your confirmation email with the Zoom link!  Spaces are limited, so sign up today. Also, please make sure that if you sign up, you attend.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

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