Britton is an experienced DNA analyst and laboratory manager. She currently serves as the Laboratory Director at the Union County Prosecutor’s Office Forensic Laboratory, where she supervises Forensic Biology and Controlled Dangerous Substances sections. She has been in that role for over two years. During this time, she has managed the validation and implementation of several new technologies, including both STRmix and Y-STR analysis. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Delaware and a Master of Science in Forensic Science from Pace University.
Prior to joining UCPO, she was a criminalist for the NYC Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Department of Forensic Biology, working in both the Homicide/Sex Crimes and Property Crimes Groups. She was also the DNA Technical Leader at NMS Labs, a private forensic testing agency. In addition to supervising casework there, she was responsible for the validation and implementation of a number of new technologies. She also served as an adjunct professor at Arcadia University, giving graduate level lectures and serving as an advisor on graduate thesis projects.