The CFSRE conducts research, development, and new technology assessment, and delivers educational and training services for the forensic science community and beyond. Our educational programs include short-term placement for visiting scholars and researchers; partnerships to deliver degree programs at area universities; and continuing professional development for forensic scientists, law enforcement, and legal professionals.

Continuing Education

Recent News

YFSS – Young Forensic Scientist Scholarship

June 28, 2021 The Brazilian Academy of Forensic Sciences, the Center for Forensic Science Research & Education, and the Forensic Sciences Foundation have… Learn More

Becoming a Forensic Pathologist

May 28, 2021 As the United States begins to emerge from the worst of the pandemic, Alec looks back with three guests on… Learn More
Overdose syringe

New Deadly Opioid Results in over 120 Deaths

November 23, 2020 Philadelphia PA.  A novel synthetic opioid named brorphine, with effects similar to fentanyl, is the latest  opioid drug to emerge on the… Learn More

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Two of our staff members, Thomas Walsh and Justina Nichols, presented posters this week at Promega's International Symposium on Human Identification. Congrats!

#Forensics #DNA #Biology #ISHI

The @NPS_issed (ISSED) has brought together industry leading subject matter experts and presenters for their upcoming LIVE and FREE webinar on September 16th, 2021. We are pleased and thrilled to have 3 presenters representing the CFSRE for this event.

The MiSeq FGx Sequencing System in our DNA/Bio Lab needs a name! This instrument by @VerogenBio is a next-generation sequencing (NGS) instrument developed and validated for forensic genomics.

Contest goes until Wed. at 5 pm and just put your name choice in the comments.


We’re excited to share this new paper available now in @Clin_Tox … Respiratory failure in confirmed synthetic cannabinoid overdose

“This study demonstrates that SCs are associated with respiratory failure…”

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After over a decade of experience with #NPS, we know that drugs tend to rise and fall in popularity. Read about such effect for #isotonitazine and #brorphine in this review by @alexkrotulski @DMPtox @BarryKLoganTox and @christophestove ➡️

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