News from Microtrace

Microtrace Scientist Appointed to National Forensic Science Committee

Microtrace's Ethan Groves was recently appointed to the Geological Materials Subcommittee of OSAC. He joins other Microtrace scientists Skip Palenik, (Geological Materials),  Dr. Christopher Palenik (Materials (Trace)), and Jason Beckert (Materials (Trace) Afflilate). Read More

Discoveries in American Art looks at Microtrace’s Contributions to the Art World

A fascinating look at some of Microtrace's contributions to the art world- establishing provenance and uncovering forgeries... sometimes with tragic consequences. Read More

AAFS names Chris Palenik to Editorial Board of the JFS

Chris Palenik was recently named to the editorial board of the Journal of Forensic Sciences. Read More

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Recent Publications

Kelly Brinsko Beckert Presents at Joint SAFS/ASTEE Conference

This Friday, Microtrace's Kelly Brinsko Beckert will present a paper entitled, "Nanoparticles as Trace Evidence." at the Southern Association of Forensic Scientists' (SAFS) and the American Society of Trace Evidence Examiners' (ASTEE) joint meeting in Ashville, NC. Read More

NIJ Webinar to Feature Research of Dr. Christopher Palenik

On Thursday, April 4th, 2019, Dr. Christopher Palenik will present his recent paint research as part of a webinar entitled "Emerging research in forensic chemistry," sponsored by The Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, a program of the NIJ. Read More

Encyclopedia of Analytical Science Chapter by Microtrace Scientists

The recently released third edition of the Encyclopedia of Analytical Science features a chapter on Forensic Microscopy, co-authored by three Microtrace scientists: Chris Palenik, Skip Palenik, and Ethan Groves. Read More

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