Forensic Biology

Faculty & Staff

James Acker
University at Albany / School of Criminal Justice
Phone: (518) 442-5317
e-mail: acker@albany.edu
Coursework:
CRJ 626 Law and Science in Criminal Justice

Jakov (Yasha) Crnkovic
University at Albany/ School of Business
Phone: (518) 442-5318
e-mail: yasha@albany.edu
Coursework:
BITM 510 Advanced Excel
BITM 520 Database Management

W. Mark Dale
United States Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory
Coursework:
ABIO 577B Techniques in Forensic Science

Allison Eastman
Forensic Identification & Profiling Laboratory
e-mail: dnacop1@nycap.rr.com
Coursework:
ABIO 517A Current Literature in Forensic Biology
ABIO 575 Forensic Biology Laboratory
ABIO 577 Techniques in Forensic Science

Steve Hogan
NYS Police Forensic Investigation Center
e-mail: shogan@troopers.state.ny.us
Coursework:
ABIO 527 Courtroom Testimony for Forensic Scientists
CRJ 626 Law and Science in Criminal Justice

Pan Li
University at Albany, Department of Biological Sciences
Phone: (518) 591-8879
email: panli@albany.edu
Coursework:
ABIO 524 Advanced Molecular Biology

Donald Orokos
University at Albany / Department of Biological Sciences
Phone: (518) 442-4308
e-mail: orokos@albany.edu

Sho-Ya Wang
University at Albany / Department of Biological Sciences
Phone: (518) 591-8829
e-mail: sywang@albany.edu
Coursework:
ABIO 514 Biotechnology Laboratory

Richard Zitomer
University at Albany / Department of Biological Sciences
Phone: (518) 442-4323
e-mail: rz144@albany.edu
Coursework:
ABIO 524 Advanced Molecular Biology
ABIO 650 Graduate Seminar

Invited Faculty
Some of the lectures in ABIO 577 (Techniques in Forensic Science) are presented by invited, nationally-recognized experts from the criminal justice community. Topics include, for example, crime scene investigation, trace evidence, ethics, and quality assurance including ISO17025 standards.