News from Microtrace

Chris Palenik Presents at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Meeting

    The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) held their 70th Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington from February 19 to 23, 2018. Microtrace Senior Research Microscopist Chris Palenik gave two oral presentations and co-taught a workshop at the conference. Chris opened the week by chairing a workshop on Raman spectroscopy in trace evidence examinations on […] Read More

Skip Palenik Invited to Speak at Heavy Mineral Analysis School in Milan

This February 20th-23rd students and other scientists from around the world have come to Milan, Italy for a School of Heavy Mineral Analysis. Skip Palenik was invited to speak at the school, where he will use real case histories to discuss effective analytical techniques. Read More

Merry Christmas from Microtrace

From all of us at Microtrace as we continue to celebrate our 25th anniversary, we wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Read More

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Recent Publications

Microtrace Scientists Present on Nanoparticles at Pittcon 2018

On March 1st, Microtrace scientists Katie White and Kelly Beckert presented four posters at PittCon 2018. Their work detailed aspects of Microtrace's research into nanoparticles and other subvisible particles as trace evidence. Read More

Skip Palenik Guides MAFS Workshop to Uncover “What’s in that Dust?”

On September 20th, Skip Palenik presented a full day workshop ("What's in that dust?") at the Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists' Annual Meeting in Cincinnati, OH. Skip guided attendees through a practical introduction to the identification and contextualization of dust components by microscopy and microchemistry. Beginning with lecture-demonstrations and moving quickly to practical laboratory sessions, students learned techniques to support every aspect of a dust investigation from collection and analysis to interpretation. Read More

See Breadth of Microtrace at Inter/Micro 2017

This week, microscopists from around the world gathered in Chicago for Inter/Micro 2017- the premier international microscopy conference. Seven Microtrace scientists presented papers during the symposium. Read More

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