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This is the first FFS session that is organised by our students and focuses on the MFS research projects at the end of the 2 year curriculum. The session is organised to celebrate 15 years of academic education in forensic science at the University of Amsterdam (2005-2020). 

Event details of Students & Scientists; forensic innovation from two perspectives
Date 17 September 2020
Time 15:00 -17:00

During this session, supervisors and students present in duos. The supervisor will sketch the bigger picture of the research after which the student will take over and present his/her project results in more detail.


  • 15:00 – 15:15 Welcome, instruction and introduction Lisa Klok and Reini van Hal (students Master Forensic Science)

  • 15:15 – 15:45 The use of portable NIR spectroscopy and chemometrics for detection and classification of pre-blast bulk explosive substances Floor Dussel (MSc Forensic Science) and Jessica Jansen (Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research, TNO)

  • 15:45 - 16:15 The genetic pawprint: Identification and matching of dogs based on genetic and pedigree data in breeding strategies and forensic science Citlalli Limpens (MSc Forensic Science) and dr. Hille Fieten (University of Utrecht)

  • 16:15 - 16:45 Linking cell type and donor using cell type-specific single nucleotide polymorphisms Simão Ribeiro Margarido (MSc Forensic Science) and dr. Margreet van den Berge (Netherlands Forensic Institute)