Barbara Flowers

 
 
Instructor of Forensic Science
Seton Hill Faculty
 
 

About

Joined Seton Hill: 2004
Hometown: Latrobe
Personal Areas of Interest: Running, drawing, eating spicy foods and Steeler football
Academic Areas of Interest: Forensic trace evidence analysis, Serology, Bloodstain Pattern Interpretation and DNA analyis

Education

  • B.S. in Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, 1990

Publications

  • Case Work Guidelines and Interpretation of Short Tandem Repeat Complex Mixture Analysis, Croatian Medical Journal, 42(3):276-280, 2001.

Organizations

  • American Academy of Forensic Scientists Member – February 2005 - present Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (MAAFS) Member – March 1999 - present American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Member – February 2000 – December 2002

Achievements

  • Testified approximately 17 times as an expert in DNA Analysis in 13 different counties in Pennsylvania. Testimony included RFLP analysis, PM/DQA1, and STR analysis. Analyzed approximately 1250 cases for serology and trace evidence Testified approximately 33 times as an expert in Serology/Trace Analysis in Pennsylvania and North Carolina. July 18, 2001 Letter of Commendation from Pennsylvania State Police Feb. 13, 1997 Letter of Recognition from Charlotte/Mecklenburg Police Chief Dec. 4, 1995 Letter of Recognition from Charlotte/Mecklenburg Police Chief March 10, 1994 Letter of Commendation from Charlotte/Mecklenburg Crime Scene Search Supervisor