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Dutch Forensic Scientists to Deliver Public Lecture
February 2, 2007

Trent University’s Forensics Society will be hosting a free, public lecture featuring two renowned forensic scientists from the Netherlands, Richard and Selma Eikelenboom, on Tuesday, February 27 at 7 p.m. in Peter Gzowski College, room 114.

During the lecture, Richard and Selma Eikelenboom will discuss DNA, trace recovery, bloodstain pattern analysis, crime work in the Netherlands, and post mortem interval and wound analysis.

Richard Eikelenboom has been a member of the Department of Biology at the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) since 1992. During the last three years, he has been responsible for the introduction of bloodstain pattern analysis in the Netherlands.

Selma Eikelenboom holds a degree in medicine from the Free University in Amsterdam. She has completed internships in surgery, neurology, obstetrics, and internal medicine, and has worked complex crime scenes, conducting biological trace recovery for the NFI.

The lecture is free. To reserve your tickets, call 748-1011 x7200 or e-mail us.