Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Nicola Glover-Thomas  

Research Interest:

Dr. Nicola research interests and work span a wide spectrum within Medical Law, Mental Health Law and Bioethics, but can broadly be organised into three key themes

Professor
Department of Medical Law
School of Law, University of Manchester
UK

Brion Benninger  

Research Interest:

Dr. Benninger research has benefited both military and civilian medicine

Executive Director
Department of Medical Anatomical Sciences
Western University of Health Sciences
USA

George Paraskevas  

Research Interest:

Surgical anatomy and embryology of gastrointestinal tract; Congenital anomalies of bones and muscles; Entrapment syndromes of nerves and neuropathies; Variational anatomy of vascular system; Trauma and surgery; History of Anatomy; Anatomical nomenclature; Anthropometric studies

Orthopaedic Surgeon/Associate Professor of Anatomy
Department of Anatomy
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Greece

Ravindra Fernando  

Research Interest:

Pathology; Toxicology; Forensic Science; Intensive Care Medicine; Addiction; Substance Abuse; Drug Abuse; Forensic Pathology

Senior Professor
Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
University of Colombo
Sri Lanka

Varlet Vincent  

Research Interest:

Dr. Varlet interested in Forensic Toxicology in general, with a specialisation in Gas and Volatile compounds.

Biochemist-Toxicologist
Department of Forensic Toxicology and Chemistry
Lausanne University Hospital, University Center of Legal Medicine
Switzerland

Serafino Ricci  

Research Interest:

Surgical Anatomy, Injuries and accidents; Biotechnology and forensics; Toxicological aspects and ethical conduct; Medicolegal issues emerging (transsexualism, MOBING, telemedicine); Social Medicine (Diseases social and social phenomena of medical interest, protection of personal rights); Forensic Medicine (legitimization of the right holder and consent; areas of professional liability, biological damage, protect privacy)

Professor
Department of Forensic Medicine/Social Medicine
University Sapienza of Rome
Italy

Franklin L Dorman  

Research Interest:

  • Persistent organic pollutant (POP) analytical methodology
  • Organic and organometallic compound analysis in biological tissue
  • Method development for emerging compounds of forensic and environmental concern
  • Human exposure to chemicals and links to disease
  • Trace analysis in complex matrices
  • Analytical instrumentation research and development
  • Chromatographic column research and development

Associate Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Pennsylvania State University
USA

Jytte Banner  

Research Interest:

Dr. Jytte scientific work is mainly in the area of forensic pathology with special emphasis on sudden death at all ages

Professor
Department of Forensic Medicine
University of Copenhagen
Denmark

Roberto Maniglio  

Research Interest:

Dr. Maniglio research interests include the etiology and prevalence of psychiatric disorders, family dysfunction, parenting, intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual crimes, victimization, and aggression.

Associate Professor
Department of University and Research
University of Salento
Italy

Artem V Domashevskiy  

Research Interest:

Plant protein toxins; Ribosome inactivating proteins (RIPs); Ricin toxin; Eukaryotic and Viral translation

Assistant Professor
Department of Sciences
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
USA

Omid Iravani  

Research Interest:

  • Cancer Biomarker Discovery
  • Medical Genetics/ Cytogenetic
  • Anatomical Variations and pathologies
  • Medical Education
  • Forensic Sciences

Lecturer
Department of Anatomy
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Sadik Toprak  

Research Interest:

Dr. Toprak Currently works on examination and autopsytechnics in femicidecases and chemical

AssociateProfessor
ForensicMedicine
Bulent Ecevit University
Turkey

Matthew J Delisi  

Research Interest:

Dr. Delisi research interests are homicide offenders, sex offenders, psychopathy, and biosocial criminology.

Professor and Coordinator
Criminal Justice Studies
Iowa State University
USA

Rahul Pathak  

Research Interest:

Body fluid analysis; Blood Pattern Analysis; Trace Evidence Examination; DNA forensics; Forensic Entomology; Forensic Pathology

Lecturer and Course Leader
Department of Biomedical and Forensic Science
Anglia Ruskin University
UK

Akihiro Shiina  

Research Interest:

Forensic mental health; Mental health law; Professional education for psychiatrists; Cognitive behavioral therapy; Eating disorders; Psychiatric testimony; Psychiatric medications; Social psychiatry; Clinical statistics.

Clinical Psychiatrist
Researcher of Forensic Mental Health, Center for Forensic Mental Health
Chiba University
Japan

Gloria Proni  

Research Interest:

Organic Chemistry; Spectroscopy; Supramolecular Chemistry

Associate Professor
Science Department
John Jay College, City University of New York
USA

Xiufen Zheng  

Research Interest:

Dr. Zheng research interest is to study genetic diversities of populations and to investigate the association of DNA with disease sand physical traits of individuals.

Scientist
Lawson Health Research Institute
Canada

Peter D Anderson  

Research Interest:

Drug-induced violence; Adverse drug reactions

Forensic Pharmacologist
Randstad Healthcare, Boston
USA

Anne Cossins  

Research Interest:

The treatment recidivism and classification of sex offenders; Sexual assault law reform; Jury decision-making; Theoretical criminology and Expert forensic evidence

Associate Professor
Faculty of Law
University of New South Wales
Australia

Adarsh Kumar  

Research Interest:

Forensic Pathology in general and specific area pertaining to Forensic Toxicology; Forensic Anthropology; Human Rights and Custodial Deaths

Professor
Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India

Lawrence Kobilinsky  

Research Interest:

Dr. Kobilinsky research interests focus on developing sensitive methods of human identification using polymerase chain reaction methodology.

Chairman
Department of Sciences
City University of New York
USA

Ranajit Chakraborty  

Research Interest:

Genetic Epidemiology; Human Population Genetics; Statistical Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics; Molecular Evolution and Comparative Genomics; Computational Genetics/Genomics; Human Evolutionary Genetics; Genetics of Complex Disease; DNA and Microbial Forensics with Applications for Missing Person Identification; Development and Applications of Ancestry-Specific Markers; Health Disparity, Race and Medicine; Radiation Risk Estimation; Evidence-based Medicine; Faith-based Genetic/Public Health Counseling

Professor
Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics
University of North Texas Health Science Center
USA

Evgeny Katz  

Research Interest:

Biocomputing; Molecular computing; Biomolecular computing; Chemical computing; Biochemical computing; Unconventional computing; Biosensors; Bioactuators; Bioelectronics; Bioelectrodes; Modified electrodes; Bioelectrochemistry; Switchable electrodes; Biocatalytic electrodes; Biofuel cells; Biomarkers; Logic gates; Logic systems; Enzymes; Injury; Bionanotechnology

Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biomolecular Science
Clarkson University
USA

Ang Eng-Tat  

Research Interest:

Dr. Eng-Tat research goals are both clinically oriented and scientifically driven. Previous working experiences with patients afflicted with various medical conditions allow me to appreciate the big picture and urgency. Biological basis for exercise induced neuroprotection and memory enhancement

Senior Lecturer
Department of Anatomy
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Brooke W Kammrath  

Research Interest:

Dr. Kammrath's research interests include uniting microscopy with spectroscopy, the identification and characterization of microscopic samples of forensic interest, and the statistical analysis of trace, pattern and impression evidence.

Assistant Professor
Department of Forensic Science
University of New Haven
USA

Khaldoon A A Aljerian  

Research Interest:

Ethics; Public health and Community medicine; Forensic medicine; Women’s health; Quality assurance and Education

Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology
King Saud University
Saudi Arabia

Cintia Fridman  

Research Interest:

  • Human Genetics
  • Human Identification
  • Forensic Genetics
  • Ancestry Markers Polymorphisms

Professor
Department of Legal Medicine
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Kewal Krishan  

Research Interest:

Forensic anthropology; Forensic osteology; Forensic podiatry; Anthropometry

Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
Panjab University
India

Cristiana Palmela Pereira  

Research Interest:

Dr. Cristiana research relates primarily to forensic dentistry in the main fields of forensic pathology (human identification and identify others variables related to the circumstances of death) and clinical forensic medicine (bite marks and age estimation).

Assistant Professor
Dental Faculty
University of Lisbon
Portugal

Eve Lowenstein  

Research Interest:

Dr. Lowenstein research interests have included acne, paleodermatology and history of medicine, forensics in dermatology and Turner Syndrome.

Associate Professor
Departmenr of Dermatology
University of SUNY HSC Brooklyn Downstate, Kings County
Brooklyn New York

Igor Ovchinnikov  

Research Interest:

  • Forensic DNA and genomics
  • Paternity testing
  • Ancient DNA
  • Forensic Biology and Serology Dactyloscopy

Associate Professor,
Department of Biology
University of North Dakota
USA

Toshikazu Kondo  

Research Interest:

Dr. Kondo research interests are forensic molecular pathology. Especially, we are focusing the determination of wound age and wound vitality.

Professor
Department of Forensic Medicine
Wakayama Medical University
Japan

Henry C Lee  

Research Interest:

Forensic science; Forensic serology; Bloods patter analysis; Crime scene investigation; Crime scene profiling; Crime scene reconstruction; Fingerprints; Imprints and General physical evidence

Chair Professor
Department of Forensic Science Program
University of New Haven
USA

Stefania Turrina  

Research Interest:

Forensic genetics; Crime scene investigations and pharmacogenetics

Lecturer
Laboratory of Forensic Genetics - Section of Legal Medicine, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
University of Verona
Italy

Hu Qidong  

Research Interest:

My research has focused on the role of small RNAs in critical biological processes, including stem cell maintenance and differentiation, cell proliferation and alternative splicing.

Assistant Professor
Department of Anatomy
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Anna Barbaro  

Research Interest:

Forensic DNA Analysis

President
Worldwide Association of Women Forensic Experts
Italy

Claire Glynn  

Research Interest:

Dr Glynn's research interests focus mainly in the area of molecular biology and its application to forensic science.

Assistant Professor
Department of Forensic Science
University of New Haven
USA

Asim A Sheikh  

Research Interest:


Lecturer
Department of Forensic and Legal Medicine, School of Medicine and Medical Science
College of Life Sciences, University College Dublin
Ireland

Marwa M Fawzi  

Research Interest:

Forensic medicine and clinical Toxicology.

Associate Professor
Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology -Pathology
Taibah University
Saudi Arabia

Sheree Hughes-Stamm  

Research Interest:

Forensic Genetics; Forensic Anthropology; Human Anatomy

Assistant Professor
Department of Forensic Science
Sam Houston State University
USA

Christian M Crowder  

Research Interest:

Forensic anthropology; Bone histology; Skeletal trauma; Bone biology; Forensic archaeology

Director
Department of Forensic Anthropology
Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences
USA

Charles Clifford Boyd  

Research Interest:

Dr. Clifford Boyd research interests include prehistoric and historic archaeology of the southeastern U.S., human osteology, forensic archaeology, and anthropological theory.

Professor
Department of Anthropological Sciences
Radford University
USA

Gisela Bichler  

Research Interest:

Program evaluation; situational crime prevention; Problem-oriented policing; Network analysis; and The socio-spatial structure of crime events; Co-offending and Illicit transnational markets

Professor
Department of Criminal Justice
California State University
USA

Sue Black  

Research Interest:

Dr. Black research is multidisciplinary, covering a wide variety of subjects including the detailed gross, microscopic and biomolecular analysis of adult and juvenile remains to establish all aspects of biological and personal identity including the sex, age at death, and disease and trauma status of the individual. We are working on some new and exciting multidisciplinary approaches to identification all underpinned by anatomical information and understanding.

Professor
Department of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology
University of Dundee
UK

Lata Gautam  

Research Interest:

  • Detection of drugs in alternative matrices (hair, nails and feathers)
  • Drugs synthesis and profiling (eg piperazines and cathinones)
  • Drug-facilitated sexual assault-related research (GHB, ketamine, flunitrazepam, diazepam, etc in spiked beverages)
  • Shoe polish, lip stick and perfume analysis
  • Detection of drugs in wastewater and surface water
  • Analysis of street drugs
  • Presumptive testing methods for drugs of abuse
  • Resource efficiency and sustainability in analytical and forensic science

Senior Lecturer
Department of Biomedical and Forensic Sciences
Anglia Ruskin University
UK

Denice Higgins  

Research Interest:

Dr. Higgins research interests are in forensic human identification.

Research Associate
Australian Centre for Ancient DNA
School of Biological Sciences,University of Adelaide
Australia

Baeg Gyeong Hun  

Research Interest:

  • Effects of airborne pollutants on the induction of reactive oxygen species (ROS)
  • Cytotoxicity of nanoparticles and molecular mechanisms underlying the toxicity
  • Role of the JAK/STAT signalling in stem cell maintenance and self-renewal

  • Assistant professor
    Department of Anatomy
    National University of Singapore
    Singapore

    Vikas Menon  

    Research Interest:

    Epidemiology; Clinical aspects of suicidal behavior; Psychosomatic disorder; Obsessive-compulsive disorder; Practice of Medical Education

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Psychiatry
    Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
    India

    Baneshwar Singh  

    Research Interest:

    Dr. Singh research interest revolves around application of molecular methods in forensic science. Specifically, he interested in microbe-blow fly interaction with respect to decomposition ecology, and its application in the development of new forensic tools for estimation of postmortem interval (PMI) and identification of trace evidences.

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Forensic Science
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    USA

    Marilyn T Miller  

    Research Interest:

    Miller research interests are centered around bringing science to the crime scene as a method for ensuring that all physical evidence is found and used as part of a criminal investigation.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Forensic Science
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    USA

    Jessica Zarate  

    Research Interest:

    Fluorescence of biological fluids; Pattern and impression analysis

    Research Scientist
    Department of Forensic Science
    Madonna University
    USA

    David Thompson  

    Research Interest:

    Forensic applications of global metabolic profiling techniques for the detection of complex food frauds

    Lecturer
    Department of Forensic and Analytical Chemistry
    Keele University
    UK