2nd International Caparica Conference in Translational Forensics 2019

18th – 20th November 2019 | Caparica | Portugal

Oral Speakers

Ashraf Mozayani, PhD ??????? PETRO

Affiliation: Texas Southern University, USA

Title: Soon

Jeeva Niriella, PhD ??????? PETRO

Affiliation: Faculty of Law /UoC, Sri Lanka

Title: Soon

Toshikazu Kondo, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Forensic Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Japan

Title: Prevention of CaCl2-induced aortic inflammation and subsequent aneurysm formation by CC chemokine ligand 3 (CCL3)

Anna Kirenskaya, PhD ??????? PETRO

Affiliation: Serbsky National Research Centre of Psychiatry and Narcology, Russia

Title: Soon

Regina Maria Barretto Cicarelli, PhD

Affiliation: Laboratório de Investigação de Paternidade – NAC-FCFAr, UNESP (Universidade Estadual Paulista), Brazil

Title: Evaluation of whole mtDNA diversity in samples from Brasilia-DF, Brazil

Ramon Brugada, PhD ????? PETRO

Affiliation: Universitat de Girona, Spain

Title: The MOSCAT study, the search for a genetic cause of unexplained sudden death in forensics

Shaofang Wang, PhD

Affiliation: Hubei University of Police, China

Title: The Review of Expert Opinion

Maria del Rocio Gomez Ortega, PhD ????????? PETRO

Affiliation: Departamento de Toxicología, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, México

Title: Y-chromosome in the Mexican population

Hyung-Seok Kim, PhD ??????? PETRO

Affiliation: Department of Forensic Medicine, Chonnam National University Medical School, South Korea

Title: New Vasculatome: Tanslation from autopsy table to bench side

Věra Kalvodová, PhD

Affiliation: Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Title: The Importance of Expert Opinion in the Criminal Proceedings

Panteleimon Giannakopoulos, PhD ???????? PETRO

Affiliation: University Hospitals of Geneva, Department of Health/Department of Security, Switzerland

Title: The antisocial brain: myth or reality?

Ashok K. Jaiswal, PhD ???????? PETRO

Affiliation: All India Institute of Medical Sciences (A.I.I.M.S), India

Title: Soon

Miguel de Figueiredo, PhD

Affiliation: Laboratoire Central de la Préfecture de Police, Paris, France

Title: Source inference of ignitable liquids in forensic science using an untargeted chemometric approach

Ludmila Alem, MSc

Affiliation: State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Title: Genetic profiling of enhanced fingerprints deposited on military firearms

Tatiana Nogueira, PhD

Affiliation: Laboratory of Forensic Genetics, Army Institute of Biology, Brazil

Title: Maternal Ancestry in the Brazilian Northern Region

Lei Feng, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of Forensic Science, Ministry of Public Security, China

Title: Construction and Validation Methylation-based Forensic Age Estimation Method.

Tim Laurens, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

Title: Pre-analytical factors related to storage of ante-mortem blood alcohol specimens

Jaroslaw Moszczynski, PhD

Affiliation: University of Warmia and Mazury, Poland

Title: The multi-individuality of handwriting and its consequences in forensic identification

Geoffroy Lorin de la Grandmaison, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Raymond Poincaré Hospital, 104 Bd Raymond Poincaré, Garches, France

Title: Intimate partner violence: a rare case of reciprocal homicide

Alicia Rairden, PhD candidate

Affiliation: Houston Forensic Science Center, 500 Jefferson St, 13th Floor, Houston, TX 77002, USA

Title: Resolving latent conflict: What happens when latent print examiners enter the cage?

Jan LeMay, PhD

Affiliation: Northern Colorado Regional Forensic Laboratory

Title: Accidental Characteristics in Footwear Outsoles May Be Caused by Incomplete Blending of Fillers in the Outsole Rubber


Affiliation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC), Geel, Belgium

Title: Near infrared spectroscopy: a tool for detecting counterfeit cigarettes

Russell Lupica

Affiliation: Crime Scene Program Manager, South Bend Police Department, USA

Title: Comparing Two Alternate Light Sources with Bluestar Forensic: Locating Blood in a Manipulated Crime Scene.

Brian Young, PhD

Affiliation: NicheVision Forensics, Inc., USA

Title: Estimating Number of Contributors in Massively Parallel Sequencing Data of STR loci.

Agatha Grela, PhD

Affiliation: University of West London, United Kingdom

Title: Drugs in drug facilitated sexual assault.

Carlos H. Schenck, PhD

Affiliation: Minnesota Regional Sleep Disorders Center, Departments of Psychiatry, Hennepin County Medical Center and University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, USA

Title: Sexsomnia, Somnambulism, REM Sleep Behavior Disorder and Their Forensic Consequences.

Maria-Eleni Chovalopoulou, PhD

Affiliation: Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center, The Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus

Title: Emerging techniques in sex estimation and osteometric sorting.

Imran Sabri, PhD

Affiliation: Forensic Medicine Division, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Title: Crime Scene Investigation in Developing Countries-Key Issues to be addressed.

Valerio Causin, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Chemical Sciences, University of Padova, Italy

Title: Striations on fired bullets: the effect of chemical composition.

Lay Hong Seah, PhD

Affiliation: School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Title: The Utility of a Remodel of Sperm Chromatin Stability in the Interpretation of Sperm Mixtures.

Korolija Marina, PhD

Affiliation: Forensic Science Centre “Ivan Vučetić”, Zagreb, Croatia

Title: Complete mitochondrial genomes from targeted, deep sequencing perspective.

Aleksandra Borowska-Solonynko, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Forensic Medicine, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Title: Postmortem gas enhanced computed tomography.

Feng Li, PhD

Affiliation: Social Work and Social Administration Department, The University of Hong Kong, China

Title: Application of the Injury Scales in Homicides.

Sreetharan Kanthaswamy, PhD

Affiliation: School of Mathematical and Natural Science, Arizona State University, USA

Title: Database, database, database – database is everything in Forensic Science.

Wilma Duijst, PhD

Affiliation: Public Health Service IJsselland, Department of Forensic Medicine, The Netherlands

Title: The development of a post-mortem interval estimation for human remains found on land in the Netherlands.

Nicholas Booth, PhD

Affiliation: Medical, Molecular and Forensic Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia

Title: DNA recovery from fired hollow point ammunition.

Vladimir Klevno, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Forensic Medicine of Moscow region, Moscow. Russia

Title: New section method of examination of magistral cerebral arteries by using uv – contrast.

Ismail Mekkaoui Alaoui, PhD

Affiliation: Physics Department, Faculty of Sciences Semlalia, Morocco

Title: Gender Determination from Fingerprint Residue-1,2-Indanedione Fluorescence

Alexander Minter, PhD

Affiliation: Fielding Graduate University, California, USA

Title: Perception of Emotion Moderates the Relationship Between Childhood Maltreatment and Sexual Aggression

Anna Carfora, PhD

Affiliation: Forensic Toxicology Unit – Department of Experimental Medicine – University of Campania “L. Vanvitelli” Naples, Italy

Title: Trends in alcohol and drug use in drug-related deaths in Campania (Italy):  a 2008-2018 snapshot study.

Liz Moore, PhD

Affiliation: Limerick Institute of Technology, Ireland

Title: Probability of detection of DNA deposited by habitual wearer and/or the second individual who touched the garment.

Joseph Donfack, PhD

Affiliation: FBI Laboratory Division, United States of America

Title: Postmortem Hair Root Band: Structure, Proteomics & A Conceptual Model of Formation

Miljana Kecmanovic, PhD

Affiliation: University of Belgrade, Faculty of Biology, Serbia

Title: How do we read information written in Y chromosome based on Y STR mutation rates?

Marise Heyns, PhD

Affiliation: University of Cape Town, South Africa

Title: The dispersal and genetic diversity of forensically important Diptera from the Western Cape region of South Africa.

Trevor Broughton, PhD

Affiliation: Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, United Kingdom

Title: A case report of clozapine augmentation with granulocyte colony stimulating factor (G-CSF).

Małgorzata Król, PhD

Affiliation: Jagiellonian University, Poland

Title: Analysis of lipstick traces – new possibilities in forensic examinations.

Andreas Heinrich, PhD

Affiliation: Institute for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Hospital Jena, Germany

Title: Forensic Odontology: Automatic Identification of Persons Comparing Ante-mortem and Post-mortem Dental Panoramic Radiographs Using Computer Vision.

Sunil Subramanyam, PhD

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Forensic Medicine, Pondicherry Institute of Medical sciences, Puducherry, India

Title: Correlation of attributes of homicide cases with its severity based on homicide injury scale.

Conrado Martinez-Cadenas, PhD

Affiliation: Jaume I University of Castellon, Spain

Title: Genetic determinants of freckle occurrence in the Spanish population: Towards ephelides prediction from human DNA samples.

Barbara Hernando, PhD

Affiliation: Jaume I University of Castellon, Spain

Title: Predicting eye colour in a Mediterranean population by taking into consideration the inheritance pattern of the IrisPlex polymorphisms as well as the role of sex.

Eran Elhaik, PhD

Affiliation: University of Shefifeld, United Kingdom

Title: Avaliable Soon.

Gianluca Quarta, PhD

Affiliation: CEDAD-Department of Mathematics and Physics “Ennio de Giorgi”-University of Salento, Italy

Title: Application of radiocarbon dating in forensics.

Lisa Dilbeck, MSc

Affiliation: Crime Scene Unit Supervisor Scottsdale Police Department, Crime Scene Unit, Scottsdale, Arizona (USA)

Title: Lessons Learned: Use of Bluestar Forensic at Crime Scenes

Arefev Michail, PhD

Affiliation: State Budgetary institution of Health Care Agency of the Moscow region, Moscow, Russia


Glendon Parker, PhD

Affiliation: UC Davis, USA

Title: Proteomic Genotyping: Extracting genetic data from forensic protein samples.

Nunzianda Frascione, PhD

Affiliation: King’s College london (UK)

Title: ‘Touch DNA’ – cellular/non-cellular components and DNA origin in touch deposits.

Cristina Pires , PhD

Affiliation: Controlled Substance Analysis Section, NYPD Laboratory, USA

Title: Determining the Length of Time Required for Ninhydrin Development.

Xu Lei, PhD

Affiliation: Insititute of Forensic Science, Ministry of Public Security, China

Title: Explosion Scene Forensic Image Interpretation.

Luciana Caenazzo, PhD

Affiliation: Dept. of Molecular Medicine – University of Padova, Italy

Title: DNA analysis in cold cases: a difficult balance between the preservation of individual privacy and and the promotion of security in society.

Vesna Rakić, PhD

Affiliation: Serbia

Title: Development of a scale for evaluating the severity of disfigurements caused by injuries
disease or surgery.

Emma Cheshire, PhD

Affiliation: University of Leicester, United Kingdom

Title: Novel methods for the post-mortem assessment of paediatric head injury, including visualisation of subdural haemorrhage and bridging veins.

Armin Alibegović, PhD

Affiliation: Institute of forensic medicine, Faculty of medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Title: Molecular Autopsy in scd. a case report.

Anna Lebedeva, PhD

Affiliation: Vladimirsky Moscow Regional Research Clinical Institute, Russian Federation


Sergio Castellon, PhD

Affiliation: Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, United States

Title: Clues in Friction Ridge Comparisons: Tonal Reversals.

Martin Johnston, PhD

Affiliation: Flinders University, Australia

Title: The Akabori–Momotani reaction for the synthesis of amphetamine type stimulants.

Semyon Plis, PhD

Affiliation: Bureau of Forensic Medicine of Moscow Region, Russian Federation

Title: Analysis of deaths in children and young adults related to substance abuse and chemical agents.

Kazuya Ikematsu, PhD

Affiliation: Nagasaki University School of Medicine, Japan

Title: Temporal expression of chitinase-like 3 in wounded murine skin.

Alicia McCarthy Wilcox, PhD

Affiliation: Thomas College, USA

Title: Factors Which Influence Jurors’ Interpretation Of The Value Of Forensic Science Testimony.

Annalise Acorn, PhD

Affiliation: University of Alberta, Canada

Title: Criminal Insanity in Literature and the Ethics of Offender Pathologization.

Tatia Lee, PhD

Affiliation: The University of Hong Kong, China

Title: Are errors differentiable from deceptive responses? An fMRI study.

Pilar Martínez, PhD

Affiliation: National Institute of Toxicology & Forensic Science, Spain

Title: Is the extraction of the bodily-fluid evidence possible from superabsorbent polymer sanitary pads?

Stefania Urso, PhD

Affiliation: PhD School in Applied Medical Surgical Sciences, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Italy

Title: A rare case of suicide by multiple gunshot wounds to the head.

Johannes B Laurens, PhD

Affiliation: University of Pretoria, South Africa

Title: Pre-analytical factors related to storage of ante-mortem blood alcohol specimens.

Laetitia Heudt, PhD

Affiliation: Belgium National institute of Criminalistics and Criminology, Belgium

Title: Forensic advisors : what Is it ? what is the added value ?

Tamara Gelderman, PhD

Affiliation: Maastricht University, the Netherlands

Title: The development of a post-mortem interval estimation for human remains found on land in the Netherlands.

Matteo Fabbri, PhD

Affiliation: University of Ferrara, Italy

Title: mRNA profiling: application to an old casework.

Zdravko Siketic, PhD

Affiliation: Ruder Boskovic Institute, Croatia

Title: Use of IBA techniques for forensic document examination.

Helen Tidy, PhD

Affiliation: University of Leeds, UK

Title: Investigating the effect photodegradation has on natural fibres at a microscopic level.

Carlos Cordeiro, PhD

Affiliation: Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Title: Avaliable Soon.


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Title: Avaliable Soon