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Dr. Bruce McCord, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and a faculty member in the International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI), was recently interviewed by News Medical Life Sciences to discuss his upcoming talk “Forensic Epigenetics: A Novel Method for Body Fluid Identification and Phenotyping.

In his interview, Dr. McCord shares that his team will be presenting their work on age and tissue type. “We will demonstrate how epigenetic DNA methylation permits the determination of body fluid type, suspect age, and other information from trace levels of samples left behind at crime scenes,” said Dr. McCord.

Read the full article on Dr. McCord to learn more about his upcoming talk for Pittcon 2018.