Research

Student and Faculty Publications

  • 2017
    • Alejandra Figueroa, David Gangitano, Jaime Solano and Leonardo Anabalon. Botanical DNA Evidence in a Case of Illegal Drug Trafficking: The Use of High-Resolution Melting with the Internal Transcribed Spacer Approach in the Identification of Psychedelic Fungus (Psilocybe sp.). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Amanda D'Orazio, Amanda Mohr, Karen Scott, Jennifer Limoges, Amy Miles, Marilyn Huestis, Laura Liddicoat, Sarah Kerrigan and Barry Logan. The Results of the National Safety Council's Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division Survey of Drug Testing in Driving Under the Influence of Drugs and Traffic Fatality Investigations. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Andrew Greenwood and Dayong Lee. Characteristics of Drug Use among Drivers in the City of Houston. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Austin McDaniel, James Sweet and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Comparison of Headspace Cannabinoid Profiles Detected from Different Structures of Dried Cannabis Inflorescences. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Carrie Mayes, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Development and Initial Evaluation of miRNA System for Forensically Relevant Fluids Using Capillary Electrophoresis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Carrie Polston, Williams Mazzella, Martin Furbach and Patrick Buzzini. Evaluation of Instrument Sensitivity and Stability for Magnetic Flux Measurement Relative to Toner Area as a Screening Tool for Casework Application. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Elizabeth Chesna, Charity Beherec, Gabriella Cansino-Jones, Peyton Gandy, Jessica Wells, Danielle Boisvert, Todd Armstrong, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Relationship of Oxytocin and the Serotonin Transporter (5-HTT) Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Antisocial Behavior. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Joan Bytheway, Nichole Miller, Dawnie Steadman, Kelly Sauerwein, Daniel Wescott, Chaunesey Clemmon, Devora Gleiber, Chloe McDaneld and Lauren Meckel. Validation of the Total Body Score/Accumulated Degree Days Equation at 100, 300, 500, and 1,000 ADD on 30 Human Subjects with a Known Postmortem Interval from Three Human Decomposition Facilities. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Kimberly Setien, Kyle Vircks and Warren Samms. Investigating the Utility of Automated Flash Chromatography in Forensic Drug Analysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Kyleen Elwick, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Comparative Tolerance of Short Tandem Repeat and Massively Parallel Sequencing Chemistries to Inhibited Samples. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Lindsay Glicksberg, Kelsie Bryand and Sarah Kerrigan. Stability of Synthetic Cathinones in Biological Evidence. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Lindsay Glicksberg and Sarah Kerrigan. Synthetic Cathinone Stability in Blood Using LC/Q-TOF-MS. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Lauren Perry and Patrick Buzzini. The Discrimination of Less Frequently Encountered Colored Pen Inks Based on their Optical Properties. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Madeleine Swortwood, Allan Barnes, Karl Scheidweiler, Lauren Jansson and Marilyn Huestis. Buprenorphine and Metabolites in Pair Breast Milk and Material and Infant Plasma Specimens. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Matthew Newmeyer, Madeleine Swortwood, Osama Abulseoud, Karl Scheidweiler and Marilyn Huestis. Blood and Oral Fluid Cannabinoids' Pharmacokinetics and the Evaluation of Two On-site Oral Fluid Screening Devices for the Prediction of Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in Oral Fluid and Blood Following Edible Cannabis Administration. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Michelle Harrel and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. The Effect of Using an Extra PCR Cycle with GlobalFiler when Amplifying Skeletal Samples. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Patrick Buzzini, Rebecca Bucht, Peter DeForest, Douglas Lucas, Pierre Margo, Claude Roux and Sheila Willis. Our Future Reflects Our Past: The Evaluation of Criminalistics. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Rachel Houston, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Development and Validation of a New 13-loci STR Multiplex System for Cannabis sativa Genetic Identification. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Sarah Long, Lynne Bell and Joan Bytheway. Postmortem Interval Estimation Using the Blackened Osteocyte Method. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
    • Sierra Smith, Kevin Derr and Joan Bytheway. Differentiating Between Sharp Force Trauma Defects and Insect Invasion of the Skin of Human Cadavers Throughout the Decomposition Process in a Terrestrial and Fluvial Environment. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2017).
  • 2016
    • Matthew Newmeyer, Madeleine Swortwood, Allan Barnes, Osama Abulseoud, Karl Scheidweiler, and Marilyn Huestis. Free and Glucuronide Whole Blood Cannabinoids' Pharmacokinetics after Controlled Smoked, Vaporized and Oral Cannabis Administration in Frequent and Occasional Cannabis Users: Identification of Recent Cannabis Intake. Clinical Chemistry, 62(12): 1579-1592 (Dec 2016).
    • Amy Sorensen, Elizabeth Rahman, Cassandra Canela, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Preservation and Rapid Purification of DNA from Decomposing Human Tissue Samples. Forensic Science International: Genetics, 25, 182-190 (Nov 2016).
    • Esirioghene Tasker, Kyleen Elwick, Bobby LaRue, Charity Beherec, Rachel Houston, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. HID & MPS for Post-blast Bomb Fragments and Highly Inhibited Samples. Summit Forum of Forensic Technology and Applications/China Association for Forensic Science and Technology (Nov 2016), Foshan, Guangzhous, China.
    • Frank Wendt, David Warshauer, Xiangpei Zeng, Jennifer Churchill, Nicole Novroski, Bing Song, Jonathan King, Bobby LaRue and Bruce Budowle. Massively Parallel Sequencing of 68 Insertion/Deletion Markers Identifies Novel Microhaplotypes for Utility in Human Identity Testing. Forensic Science International: Genetics, 25, 198-209 (Nov 2016).
    • Lauren Jansson, Nancy Spencer, Krystle McConnell, Martha Velez, Michelle Tuten, Cheryl Harrow, Hendrée Jones, Madeleine Swortwood, Allan Barnes, Karl Scheidweiler and Marilyn Huestis. Maternal Buprenorphine Maintenance and Lactation. Journal of Human Lactation, 32(4), 675-681 (Nov 2016).
    • Lindsay Glicksberg, Kelsie Bryand and Sarah Kerrigan. Identification and Quantification of Synthetic Cathinones in Blood and Urine using Liquid Chromatography-Quadrupole/Time of Flight (LC-Q/TOF) Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B, 1035, 91-103 (Nov 2016).
    • Madeleine Swortwood, Matthew Newmeyer, Osama Abulseoud, Maria Andersson, Allan Barnes, Karl Scheidweiler and Marilyn A. Huestis. On-site Oral Fluid ?9-tetrahydrocannabinoll (THC) Screening After Controlled Smoked, Vaporized, and Oral Cannabis Administration. Forensic Toxicology, epub ahead of print DOI: 10.1007/s11419-016-0348-3 (Nov 2016).
    • Mariah Carson and Sarah Kerrigan. Quantification of Suvorexant in Urine Using Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography B, DOI: 10.1007/s00414-016-1405-5 (Nov 2016).
    • Lindsay Glicksberg and Sarah Kerrigan. Synthetic Cathinone Stability in Urine Using LC/Q-TOF-MS. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Oct 2016).
    • Madeleine Swortwood, Matthew Newmeyer, Maria Andersson, Osama Abulseoud, Karl Scheidweiler and Marilyn Huestis. Cannabinoid Disposition in Oral Fluid After Controlled Smoked, Vaporized, and Oral Cannabis Administration. Drug Testing and Analysis, DOI: 10.1002/dta.2092 (Oct 2016).
    • Madeleine Swortwood, Matthew Newmeyer, Osama Abulseoud, Karl Scheidweiler and Marilyn Huestis. Cannabinoid Pharmacokinetics and Detection Windows in Oral Fluid after Controlled Smoked, Vaporized, and Oral Cannabis Administration. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Oct 2016).
    • Madeleine Swortwood, Matthew Newmeyer, Osama Abulseoud, Allan Barnes, Karl Scheidweiler and Marilyn Huestis. On-site Oral Fluid Cannabinoid Screening after Controlled Smoked, Vaporized, and Oral Cannabis Administration. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Oct 2016).
    • Matthew Newmeyer, Madeleine Swortwood, Osama Abulseoud and Marilyn Huestis. Subjective and Physiological Effects following Controlled Smoked, Vaporized, and Oral Cannabis Administrations to Frequent and Occasional Cannabis Smokers. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Oct 2016).
    • Samantha Wiegand, Madeleine Swortwood, Marilyn Huestis, John Thorp, Hendree Jones and Neeta Vora. Naloxone and Metabolites Quantification in Cord Blood of Prenatally Exposed Newborns and Correlations with Maternal Concentrations. American Journal of Perintology Reports, 6(4): e385-390 (Oct 2016).
    • Amy Sorensen, Kyleen Elwick, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Comparative Evaluation of Three Commercial Quantitative PCR Kits with Extremely Inhibited and Degraded Samples. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Sept 2016).
    • Carrie Mayes and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Development and Initial Evaluation of a miRNA System for Forensically Relevant Body Fluids using Capillary Electrophoresis. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Sept 2016).
    • Elizabeth Chesna, Charity Beherec, Gabriella Cansino, Jessica Wells, Danielle Boisvert, Todd Armstrong, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Application of Massive Parallel Sequencing in Forensic Psychiatry and Behavioral Science Using Custom Panels Including Markers Linked to Human Behavioral Traits. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Sept 2016).
    • Esirioghene Tasker, Charity Beherec, Bobby LaRue, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Analysis of DNA from Post-blast Fragments for Identification and Determination of Ancestry. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Sept 2016).
    • Kyleen Elwick, Charity Beherec, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Comparative Tolerance of Short Tandem Repeat and Massively Parallel Sequencing Chemistries to Inhibited Samples. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Sept 2016).
    • Rachel Houston, Matthew Birck, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Developmental Validation of a Novel 13-loci STR Multiplex Method for Cannabis sativa DNA Profiling. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Sept 2016).
    • Karl Scheidweiler, Maria Andersson, Madeleine Swortwood, Cristina Sempio and Marilyn Huestis. Long Term Stability of Cannabinoids in Oral Fluid After Controlled Cannabis Administration. Drug Testing and Analysis, DOI: 10.1002/dta.2056 (Aug 2016).
    • Amanda Wheeler, Natalia Czado, David Gangitano, Meredith Turnbough and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Comparison of DNA Yield and STR Success Rate from Different Tissues in Embalmed Bodies. International Journal of Legal Medicine, DOI: 10.1007/s00414-016-1405-5 (Jun 2016).
    • Carrie Mayes and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Development and Initial Evaluation of a miRNA System for Forensically Relevant Body Fluids Using Capillary Electrophoresis. Proceedings of the Gordon Research Conference; Forensic Analysis of Human DNA (Jun 2016).
    • Esirioghene Tasker, Bobby LaRue, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Analysis of DNA from Post-blast Fragments for Identification and Determination of Ancestry. Proceedings of the Gordon Research Conference; Forensic Analysis of Human DNA (Jun 2016).
    • Amy Sorensen, Clare Berry, David Bruce, Michelle Gahan, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and Dennis McNevin. Direct-to-PCR Tissue Preservation for DNA Profiling. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 130(3), 607-13 (May 2016).
    • Anastasia Brown and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Sample Collection of Fire Debris from Burned Cadavers for Ignitable Liquid Analysis. Proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (May 2016).
    • Anastasia Brown, James Sweet and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Heated Headspace Solid Phase Microextraction of Marijuana for Chemical Testing. Proceedings of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists (May 2016).
    • Esirioghene Tasker, Charity Beherec, Rachel Houston and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Bodies, Bones and Bombs; Human Identification. Proceedings of the Human Identification Solutions (HIDS) Conference (May 2016), Barcelona, Spain
    • Anastasia Brown, James Sweet and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Heated Headspace Solid Phase Microextraction of Marijuana for Chemical Testing. Proceedings of the American Chemical Society (Mar 2016).
    • Gretchen Dabbs, Melissa Connor and Joan Bytheway. Interobserver Reliability of the Total Body Score System for Quantifying Human Decomposition. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 61(2), 445-451 (Mar 2016).
    • Alejandra Figueroa, Jaime Solano, Leonardo Anabalon and David Gangitano. Botanical DNA Evidence in a Case of Robbery and Property Crime: Application of High Resolution Melting Analysis of Triticuma aestivum L. Grains. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Amanda Wheeler, Natalia Czado, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Comparison of DNA Yield & STR Success Rates from Various Tissues in Embalmed Bodies. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Amy Sorensen, Clare Berry, David Bruce, Michelle Gahan, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and Dennis McNevin. Tissue Preservation with Direct-to-PCR for DNA Profiling: An Alternative DVI Approach. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Anastasia Brown, James Sweet and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Quantitation of Major Cannabinoids Found in Seized Marijuana Using Automated Headspace/Solid-Phase Microextraction Coupled with Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (HS/SPME-GC/MS). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Daniela Anane-Bediakoh, Martin Lopez, Holly Whillock, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and Amy Castillo. Can DNA Data Be Used to Establish a Cut-Off Time for Juvenile Sexual Assault Exams? Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Elizabeth Chesna, Gabriella Cansino, Peyton Gandy, Jessica Wells, Danielle Boisvert, Todd Armstrong and David Gangitano. Genetic Study of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) in the Oxytocin Receptor (OXTR). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Gretchen Dabbs, Joan Bytheway and Melissa Connor. Comparing Decomposition Assessments from Digital Images to In Situ Observations. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Janice Aleman, Jesse Zavala, Kyle Vircks and Warren Samms. Identification of Regioisomers Via Gas Chromatography Coupled with Vapor-Phase Infrared Detection (GC-IRD). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Jessica Winborn, James Sweet and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Differentiation of Seized Marijuana Samples Using Automated Headspace/ Solid-Phase Microextraction Coupled to Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer/Flame Ionization Detector (HS/SPME-GC/MS/FID) and Principal Component Analysis (PCA). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Joan Bytheway, Kevin Derr, Zachary Lueck, Lyndi Turner, Kandace Schakelford, Erica Fisher and Luis Dominguez. Differentiating Between Sharp Force Trauma (SFT) Defects and Insect Invasion of Skin of Human Cadavers Throughout the Decomposition Process. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Joseph Insana and Patrick Buzzini. Do the Bulk Area and the Exterior Surface of Modern Container Glass Exhibit Differences in Refractive Index (RI) Measurements? Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Kyleen Elwick, Sheree Hughes-Stamm, Kimberly Andreaggi and Michelle Peck. Optimization and Validation of the ForensicGEM™ Rapid Extraction Method for High-Throughput Processing of Cotton Buccal Swabs. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Lindsay Glicksberg, Kelsie Bryand and Sarah Kerrigan. Fragmentation Pathways and Structural Characterization of Synthetic Cathinones Using Electrospray Ionization (ESI) and High Resolution Mass Spectrometry. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Matthew Danker, Donovan Haines and Joan Bytheway. Time-Dependent Changes in Human and Chicken Bones in Soil Examined by Infrared (IR), Raman, Inductively Coupled Plasma/Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP/OES), and Organic Elemental Analysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Natalia Czado, Bobby LaRue, Jr., Amanda Wheeler, Rachel Houston, Amy Sorensen, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. The Effectiveness of Various Strategies to Improve DNA Analysis of Formaldehyde-Damaged Tissues from Embalmed Cadavers for Human Identification (HID) Purposes. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Rachel Houston, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Evaluation of a 13-Loci Short Tandem Repeat (STR) Multiplex System for Cannabis sativa Genetic Identification. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Sarah Long, Richard Wiggins, Jennifer Akin and Amy Gruszecki. A Mercury “Bullet” at Autopsy. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Stephanie Basiliere, Sarah Kerrigan and Kelsie Bryand. Fragmentation Pathways and Structural Characterization of Mitragynine and Its Metabolite Using Electrospray Ionization (ESI) and High Resolution Mass Spectrometry. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2016).
    • Sarah Kerrigan, Megan Savage, Cassandra Cavazos and Paige Bella. Thermal Degradation of Synthetic Cathinones: Implications for Forensic Toxicology. Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 40(1), 1-11 (Jan/Feb 2016).
    • Cassandra Schield, Cassandra Campelli, Jennifer Sycalik, Christopher Randle, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Identification and Persistence of Pinus pollen DNA on Cotton Fabrics: A Forensic Application. Science & Justice, 56(1), 29-24 (Jan 2016).
    • Patrick Buzzini and Edward Suzuki. Forensic Applications of Raman Spectroscopy for the In Situ Analyses of Pigments and Dyes in Ink and Paint Evidence. Journal of Raman Spectroscopy (Year of Light Special Issue), 47(1), 16-27 (Jan 2016).
    • Sheree Hughes-Stamm, Frauke Warnke and Angela van Daal. An Alternate Method for Extracting DNA from Environmentally Challenged Teeth for Improved DNA Analysis. Legal Medicine, 18, 31–36 (Jan 2016).
  • 2015
    • Rachel Houston, Matthew Birck, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Evaluation of a 13-loci STR Multiplex System for Cannabis sativa Genetic Identification. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 130(3), 635-647 (Dec 2015).
    • Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Ashraf Mozayani. Medicolegal and Forensic Factors in Cyanide Poisoning. Toxicology of Cyanides and Cyanogens: Experimental, Applied and Clinical Aspects. Ed by Alan H. Hall, Gary E. Isom, and Gary A. Rockwood. Hoboken: Wiley (Nov 2015).
    • Amy Sorensen, Clare Berry, David Bruce, Michelle Gahan, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and Dennis McNevin. Direct-to-PCR Tissue Preservation for DNA Profiling. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Oct 2015).
    • Joan Bytheway, Melissa Connor, Gretchen Dabbs, Cheryl Johnston and Michelle Sunkel. The Ethics and Best Practices of Human Decomposition Facilities in the United States. Forensic Science Policy & Management: An International Journal, 6(3-4), 59-68 (October 2015).
    • Lindsay Glicksberg and Sarah Kerrigan. Simultaneous Identification of Twenty-Two Synthetic Cathinones in Urine using LC/Q-TOF-MS. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Oct 2015).
    • Rachel Houston, Matthew Birck, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Evaluation of a 13-loci STR Multiplex for Cannabis sativa Genetic Identification. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Oct 2015).
    • Sheree Hughes-Stamm, Elizabeth Rahman, David Gangitano and Gabriel Boselli. Evaluation of a One-Step DNA Extraction Method for “touch” Samples. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Oct 2015).
    • Sarah Kerrigan and Bruce A. Goldberger. Alternative Body Fluids Analysis in Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 2nd Edition. Elsevier and Academic Press, R. Byard. Ed. Academic Press (2015).
    • Jessica Wells, Todd Armstrong, Brian Boutwell, Danielle Boisvert, Shahida Flores, Mary Symonds and David Gangitano. Molecular Genetic Underpinnings of Self-Control: 5-HTTLPR and Self-Control in a Sample of Inmates. Journal of Criminal Justice, 43(5), 386-396 (Sept-Oct 2015).
    • Amy Sorensen, Clare Berry, David Bruce, Michelle Gahan, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and Dennis McNevin. Direct-to-PCR Tissue Preservation for DNA Profiling. International Society for Forensic Genetics, Krakow, Poland (Sept 2015)
    • Rachel Houston, Amy Sorensen, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Using DNA Profiling to Discriminate Marijuana Sources. Proceedings of the Association of Forensic DNA Analysts and Administrators (Aug 2015).
    • James White, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Development and Validation of a Rapid PCR Method for the PowerPlex® 16 HS System for Forensic DNA Identification. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 129(4), 715-723 (Jul 2015).
    • Michael Alexander, Theresa Hodges, Joan Bytheway and Jacqueline Aitkenhead-Peterson. Application of Soil in Forensic Science: Residual Odor and HRD Dogs. Forensic Science International, 249, 304-313 (Apr 2015).
    • Amy Sorensen, Elizabeth Rahman, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Improved Preservation and Purification Methods for DNA in Decomposing Human Tissue Samples; A DVI Application. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Amy Sorensen, Elizabeth Rahman, Cassandra Shield, James White, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Room Temperature DNA Preservation and Rapid Purification of Decomposing Human Tissue Samples: An Alternative DVI Approach. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Science (Feb 2015).
    • Gabriella Cansino, Peyton Gandy, Jessica Motl, Todd Armstrong, Matt Nobles, Brian Boutwell and David Gangitano. Criminal Behavior and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Genes Related to Dopamine and Serotonin Modulation. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Gretchen Dabbs, Melissa Connor and Joan Bytheway. Interobserver Reliability of the Total Body Score System for Quantifying Human Decomposition. Proceedings from the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Jessica Winborn, Margaret Hanson, Luis Figueroa, Ashley Konarik, Dustin James, Kevin Chen, Terra Dassau, James Sweet and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Analysis of Cannabinoids Found in Seized Marijuana Using Automated Headspace Solid-phase Microextraction Coupled with Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Lindsay Glicksberg, Rebecca Ponsini, Megan Savage, Cassandra Cavazos and Sarah Kerrigan. Identification of Synthetic Cathinones from Electron Impact Mass Spectra. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Mustapha Zein, Kristina M. McNerney, Jason Schroeder, William Davis and Roger Kahn. Gunshot Residue on Evidence Packaging. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Patrick Buzzini and Alyshia Meyers. Characterization and Discrimination of Inkjet Printer Inks Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Peter De Forest, Patrick Buzzini, Rebecca Bucht, Carol Hunter and Douglas Lucas. The Making of the Criminalistics Maestro- On the Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities to Work Proficiently on Non-Routine and Complex Cases. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Rebecca Ponsini and Sarah Kerrigan. Identification of Synthetic Cathinones from Electron Impact Mass Spectra. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • R. J. McDown, Joshua D. Sablatura, Lei Chen and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Fingerprint Replication Utilizing Latent Fingerprints for Conducting Forensic Analysis on Mobile Devices with Biometric Security. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Stephanie Basiliere, Tracy Gastineau and Sarah Kerrigan. A Validated Method for the Determination of Salvinorin A and Salvinorin B in Forensic Toxicology Samples. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • Tracy Gastineau and Sarah Kerrigan. A Validated Method for the Determination of Salvinorin A and Salvinorin B in Forensic Toxicology Samples. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2015).
    • JeffreyWozniak, Monte Thies, Joan Bytheway and William Lutterschmidt. A Hydrologic Retention System andWater Quality Monitoring Program for a Human Decomposition Research Facility: Concept and Design. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 60(1), 54-60 (Jan 2015).
    • Sarah Kerrigan. Improved Detection of Synthetic Cathinones in Forensic Toxicology Samples. Technical Report, U.S. Department of Justice, Award Number 2012-R2-CX-K003, 2015.
  • 2014
    • Amy Sorenson, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Room Temperature DNA Preservation and High-Throughput Purification of Decomposing Human Tissue Samples, An Improved DVI Approach. Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Forensic Sciences, The Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (Sept 2014).
    • Todd Armstrong, Brian Boutwell, Shahida Flores, Mary Symonds, Shawn Keller and David Gangitano. Monoamine Oxidase A Genotype, Childhood Adversity, and Criminal Behavior In An Incarcerated Sample. Psychiatric Genetics, 24(4), 164-171 (Aug 2014).
    • Amy Sorenson, David Gangitano and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. DNA Preservation and Rapid Purification of Decomposing Human Tissue Samples; A DVI Application. Proceedings of the Association of Forensic DNA Analysts and Administrators (Jul 2014).
    • Sarah Bahlmann, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Development and Evaluation of a Rapid PCR Method for the PowerPlex® S5 System for Forensic DNA Profiling. Legal Medicine, 16(4), 227-233 (Jul 2014).
    • Jianbo Zeng, Ji Qi, Fuquan Bai, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Wei-Chuan Shih. Analysis of Ethyl and Methyl Centralite Vibrational Spectra for Mapping Organic Gunshot Residues. Analyst, 139, 4270-4278 (May 2014).
    • Ming Li, Jing Lu, Ji Qi, Fusheng Zhao, Jianbo Zeng, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Wei-Chuan Shih. Stamping Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for Label-free, Multiplexed, Molecular Sensing and Imaging. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 19(5), 050501-050503 (May 2014).
    • Cassandra Cavazos, Michael Manes and Monica Brady Mellon. Benefits of Deconvolution Reporting Software in Forensic Toxicology. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Cassandra Schield, Cassandra Campelli, Bruce Budowle, Craig Echt and David Gangitano. Forensic Botany: Molecular Identification of Pinus Pollen Grains in Surface Soil. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Elizabeth Rahman and Sheree Hughes-Stamm. Preservation of Human Tissue Samples in Tropical Climates. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • James White, Sarah Bahlmann, Sheree Hughes-Stamm and David Gangitano. Development and Evaluation of a Rapid PCR Method for a Commercially Available MiniSTR Kit for Human Identification. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Joseph Cox and Jeffrey Walterscheid. Determination of GHB in Blood and Urine Using GC-MS/MS without Derivatization. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Kaitlin Main, Stacie Gray, Kevin Derr and Joan Bytheway. Differences in Skeletal Pathology as Seen in an Individual with Quadriplegia Secondary to Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Kourtni Woods, Sheree Hughes-Stamm, David Gangitano and Frauke Warnke. An Improved Method of DNA Extraction from Environmentally Challenged Teeth. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Peyton Gandy, Mary Symonds, Shahida Flores, Todd Armstrong, Matthew Nobles, Brian Boutwell and David Gangitano. Genetic Study of DNA polymorphisms in Androgen Receptor, Serotonin Transporter and Monoamine-oxidase Genes in an Inmate Sample. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Rebecca McCullough, Yongyi, Jiang and Warren Samms. Differentiation and Thermal Degradation of Synthetic Cathinone Regioisomers During Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry Analysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Rebecca McCullough, Yongyi, Jiang and Warren Samms. Differentiation of Regioisomeric Alpha-methyltryptamine (AMT; 3- (2-aminopropyl) indole) and 5-IT (5-(2-aminopropyl) indole). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Sarah Kerrigan and Paige Bella. Stability of the Synthetic Cathinones: Implications for Forensic Toxicology. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Tiffany McCann and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Optimization of Headspace Solid Phase Microextraction Coupled with Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry for Marijuana Profiling. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Tracy Gastineau, Justin Schwane and Elizabeth Todd. Two Month Stability and Distribution and Study of the Benzodiazepine Phenazepam. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2014).
    • Sarah Kerrigan, Ashley Mullings, Breanna Jatzlau, Francisco Ortiz, Laura Perrella, Sarah Martin and Kelsie Bryand. Psychostimulants in Urine by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 59(1), 175-183 (Jan 2014).
  • 2013
    • Pablo Noseda, Jaclyn Kenline, Samantha Manning and David Gangitano. Genetic Study of Three Closely Linked X chromosome STR Markers in an Argentinian Population. Journal of Forensic Investigation, 1(2), 4, 24 (Oct 2013).
    • Darrel Stein and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. The Use of Near-infrared Photography to Image Fired Bullets and Cartridge Cases. Journal of Forensic Science, 58(5), 1330-1335 (Sept 2013).
    • Sarah Kerrigan, Monica Brady Mellon and Paige Hinners. Detection of Phenazepam in Impaired Driving. Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 37(8), 552-558 (Sept 2013).
    • Sarah Kerrigan. Sampling, Storage and Stability in Clarke's Analytical Forensic Toxicology, 2nd Ed. Pharmaceutical Press, London, UK. Eds. A. Negrusz and G Cooper (2013).
    • Sarah Kerrigan and Bruce A. Goldberger. Opioids in Principles of Forensic Toxicology, 4th Ed., AACC Press, Washington, D.C., Ed. B. Levine (2013).
    • Sheree Hughes-Stamm, Mark Barash, Kelly Grisedale and Angela van Daal. Initial Evaluation of a 96-plex GoldenGate® Genotyping SNP Assay with Suboptimal and Whole Genome Amplified Samples. Journal of Forensic Investigation, 1(1), 8-16, 27 (Sept 2013).
    • Barry Logan, Kayla Lowrie, Jennifer Turri, Jillian Yeakel, Jennifer Limoges, Amy Miles, Colleen Scarneo, Sarah Kerrigan and Laurel Farrell. Recommendations for Toxicological Investigation of Drug Impaired Driving and Motor Vehicle Fatalities. Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 37(8), 605-610 (Aug 2013).
    • Pablo Noseda, Jaclyn Kenline, Samantha Manning and David Gangitano. Population data for DXS6800, DXS101 and DXS8377 loci from Buenos Aires (Argentina). Journal of Forensic Legal Medicine, 20(5), 522-524 (Jul 2013).
    • Cassandra Campelli, Jennifer Sycalik, Christopher Randle, Craig Echt, Bruce Budowle and David Gangitano. Using Pinus STR Profiling to Discriminate Pollen Sources at the Regional Level: A Potential Tool for Forensic Investigations. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2013).
    • Joe Treviño, Darren Williams and Joan Bytheway. Quantification of Color Changes in Human Decomposition Using Image Processing Software. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2013).
    • Paige Hinners, Monica Brady Mellon and Sarah Kerrigan. Phenazepam Impairment: A Case Report. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2013).
    • Sarah Bahlmann, Ashleigh Faris, Sibyl Bucheli and David Gangitano. A Molecular Approach: Species Composition of the Maggot Mass in Human Cadavers in the Pineywoods Ecoregion of Southeastern Texas. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2013).
    • Sarah Sims, Chris Heartsill and Elizabeth Todd. A Proposed Means for the Detection and Quantification of Bath Salts from Blood. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2013).
    • Joan Bytheway and Stephen Pustilnik. Determining Postmortem Interval using Glycoproteinous Adhesion Deposits by Balanus improvisus on Human Skeletal and Dental Remains. Journal of Forensic Science, 58(1), 200-205 (Jan 2013).
    • Patricia Contreras, Stephen Houck, William Davis and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Pyrolysis Products of Linear Alkylbenzenes - Implications in Fire Debris Analysis. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 58(1), 210-216 (Jan 2013).
  • 2012
    • Jorn Chi-Chung Yu, Sarah Martin, Jessica Nasr, Katelyn Stafford, David Thompson and Ilona Petrikovics. LC-MS/MS Analysis of 2-aminothiazoline-4-carboxylic acid as a Forensic Biomarker for Cyanide Poisoning. World Journal Methodology, 2(5), 33-41 (Oct 2012).
    • Kayla Ellefsen and Sarah Kerrigan. Detection of Beta-Keto Amphetamines in Urine by GC/MS. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Jul 2012).
    • MacKenzie Willis and Sarah Kerrigan. Determination of Endogenous Concentrations of GHB in Human Hair by LCMSMS. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Jul 2012).
    • MacKenzie Willis, Kayla Ellefsen, Ayodele Collins, James Bourland and Ronald Backer. Validation and Comparison of the Microgenics and Immunalysis Buprenorphine EIA Kits. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Jul 2012).
    • Sarah Martin and Sarah Kerrigan. Analysis of Psychedelic Phenethylamines in Blood by LC/MS/MS. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Jul 2012).
    • Patricia Contreras, Stephen Houck, William Davis and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Pyrolysis Products of Linear Alkylbenzenes - Implications in Fire Debris Analysis. Journal of Forensic Science, 58(1): 210-216 (May 2012).
    • Ilona Petrikovics, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu, David Thompson, Prashanth Jayanna, Brian Logue, Jessica Nasr, Raj Bhandari, Steven Baskin and Gary Rockwood. Plasma Persistence of 2-Aminothiazoline-4-Carboxylic Acid in Rat System Determined by Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Chromotography B, 891-892, 81-84 (Apr 2012).
    • Ilona Petrikovics, Melinda Wales, Marianna Budai, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Maria Szilasi. Nano-Intercalated Organophosphorus-Hydrolyzing Enzymes in Organophosphorus Antagonis. AAPS PharmSciTech, 13(1), 112-117 (Mar 2012).
    • Jacqueline Aitkenhead-Peterson, Charity Owings, Mara Alexander, Nicole Larison and Joan Bytheway. Mapping the Extent of Human Cadaver Decomposition Islands with Soil Chemistry. Forensic Science International, 216(1-3), 127-134 (Mar 2012).
    • Angela Rippley, Nicole Larison, Kathryn Moss, Jeffrey Kelly and Joan Bytheway. Scavenging Behavior of Lynx rufus on Human Remains during the WinterMonths of Southeast Texas. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Ashleigh Faris, Sibyl Bucheli and David Gangitano. Species Composition of the Maggot Mass. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Danielle Dela Cruz, Chris Heartsill and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. A Comparison of Alprazolam Levels in Blood and Urine. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Eduardo Padilla and Sarah Martin. Method Development and Validation for the Detection of Cannabinoids in Blood Using LC/MS/MS. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Jaclyn Kenline, Lauren Bouse, Pablo Noseda and David Gangitano. Comparison of Genetic Markers and Developmental Validation of the Multicopy LINE-1 Marker for Use in a Sensitive Real-Time Quantification Method. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Joan Bytheway and Nicole Larison. An Atypical Burn Pattern Associated with Forensically Signification Human Remains. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Joan Bytheway, Angela Rippley and Ashleigh Gallaway. Stages of Decomposition of Human Remains in a Subtropical Humid Environment. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Kayla Ellefsen, MacKenzie Willis, Ayodele Collins, James Bourland and Ronald Backer. Evaluation of the Immunalysis Tapentadol Enzyme Immunoassay Kit. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Nicole Harre, Ashley Pipkin, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Colin Anderson. Extraction of Methamphetamine from Postmortem Blood Samples by Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Selective Solid Phase Extraction. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Steve Noser, Ashleigh Gallaway, Angela Rippley, Kevin Derr, Joe Trevino III and Joan Bytheway. Estimation of the Postmortem Interval of Human Remains in a Subtropical Humid Environment Using Accumulated Degree-Days and Total Body Scoring. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Yuanwei Gao, Seongshin Gwak and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Preparation of Molecularly Imprinted Monolithic Polymers as the Stationary Phase for Liquid Chromatography. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2012).
    • Sarah Kerrigan. Designer Amphetamines in Forensic Toxicology Casework. Technical Report, U.S. Department of Justice, Award Number 2008-DN-BX-K126 (2012).
  • 2011
    • Ilona Petrikovics, David Thompson, Gary Rockwood, Brian Logue, Sarah Martin, Prashanth Jayanna and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Organ-distribution of the Metabolite 2-aminothiazoline-4-carboxylic acid in a Rat Model Following Cyanide Exposure. Biomarkers, 16(8), 686-690 (Dec 2011).
    • Sarah Kerrigan, Monica Brady-Mellon, Stephanie Banuelos and Crystal Arndt. Evaluation of Commercial Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assays to Identify Psychedelic Phenethylamines. Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 35, 10-21 (Sept 2011).
    • Sarah Kerrigan, Stephanie Banuelos, Laura Perrella and Brittany Hardy. Simultaneous Detection of Ten Psychedelic Phenethylamines in Urine by Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 35, 1-8 (Sept 2011).
    • Sarah Kerrigan. Sampling, Storage and Stability in Clarke's Analysis of Drugs and Poisons, 4th Ed. Pharmaceutical Press, London, UK. Eds. A.C. Moffat, M.D. Osselton and B. Widdop (2011).
    • Sheree Hughes-Stamm, Kevin Ashton and Angela van Daal. Assessment of DNA Degradation and the Genotyping Success of Highly Degraded Samples. International Journal of Legal Medicine, 125(3), 341-348 (Apr 2011).
    • Brittney Gonzalez, Pablo Noseda, and David Gangitano. STR Data for Three Closely Linked X-Chromosomal Markers in an Argentinean Population. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Charity Owings, Nicole Larison and Joan Bytheway. Taphonomic Changes Observed on Skeletal Remains in Southeast Texas. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Emily Young, Ayodele Collins and James Bourland. Evaluation of Enzymatic Hydrolysis Efficiency for Buprenorphine Analysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Francisco Ortiz, Breanna Jatzlau, Ashley Mullings, Kelsie Bryand and Sarah Kerrigan. Simultaneous Detection of Psychedelic Amphetamines in Urine by LC/MS/MS. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Francisco Ortiz, Jeffrey Walterscheid, Terry Danielson and Ashraf Mozayani. Toxicological Analysis of Synthetic Cannabinomimetic “Spice” Drugs. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Jordan Williams, Laura Perrella, Andrew McWhorter and Jennifer Watson. Optimization of Touch DNA Collection. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Kristina Scott and David Gangitano. Application of a Handheld Vacuum-Filter Device for Differential Sperm Separation. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Laura Perrella, Jordan Williams, Andrew McWhorter and Jennifer Watson. Optimizing Sperm Cell Recovery from Cotton Swabs prior to Christmas Tree Staining and p30 Test. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Lyndsi Ayers and Sarah Kerrigan. Quantitative Analysis of Salvinorin A (Salvia) in Blood. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Mallory Foster, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Darrell Stein. The Use of Infrared Imaging to Facilitate Fired Cartridge Case and Bullet Comparisons. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Sarah Martin, Jessica Nasr, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Ilona Petrikovics. Study of L-2-Aminothiazoline-4-Carboxylic Acid as a Biomarker for Cyanide Poisoning by LC-MS/MS Analysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Seongshin Gwak, Ayodele Collins, Cade Park, Scot Chester and James Bourland. Prevalence of Norhydrocodone in Authentic Hydrocodone Urine Specimens. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Shahida Flores and David Gangitano. Collection of Touch DNA by a Handheld Vacuum Device. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2011).
    • Natalie Lindgren, Jeffrey Kelly, Alan Archambeault, Sybil Bucheli and Joan Bytheway. Exclusion of Forensically Important Flies Due to Burying Behavior by the Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta) in Southeast Texas. Forensic Science International, 204(1-3), 1-3 (Jan 2011).
  • 2010
    • David Gangitano. SNPs as Predictors of Eye/Hair Color. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Identification (Oct 2010).
    • Sibyl Bucheli, Joan Bytheway and David Gangitano. Necrophagous Caterpillars Provide Human mtDNA Evidence. Journal of Forensic Science, 55(4), 1130-1132 (Jul 2010).
    • Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Edward Lai. Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Ochratoxin an Extraction and Analysis. Toxins, 2(6), 1536-1553 (Jun 2010).
    • Alvaro Munoz, David Gangitano, Christopher Smith, Timothy Boone and George Somogyi. Removal of Urothelium Affects Bladder Contractility and Release of ATP but Not Release of NO in Rat Urinary Bladder. BMC Urology, 24(10), 10 (May 2010).
    • Ridhima Rao and Sarah Kerrigan. Determination of Salvinorin A in Urine by GC/MS. Proceedings of the California Association of Toxicologists (May 2010).
    • Jorn Chi-Chung Yu, Ilona Petrikovics, Randy Jackson and Katelyn Stafford. Analytical Method Development for Determining the Biomarker Cyanide Metabolite 2-Aminothiazoline-4-Carboxylic Acid in Mice Liver After Cyanide Exposure. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Mar 2010).
    • Phillip Stout, Kelsie Simons and Sarah Kerrigan. Quantitative Analysis of Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) at Endogenous Concentrations in Hair using Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS). Journal of Forensic Sciences, 55(2), 531-537 (Mar 2010).
    • Sarah Kerrigan and Bruce A. Goldberger. Forensic Toxicology in Forensic Nursing, Second Ed. Elsevier Mosby, St. Louis, MO. Eds. V. Lynch and J Barber Duval, (2010).
    • Sarah Kerrigan and Bruce A. Goldberger. Opioids in Principles of Forensic Toxicology, 3rd Ed., AACC Press, Washington, D.C., Ed. B. Levine (2010).
    • Randy Jackson, Edward Lai, Ilona Petrikovics and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Stir Bar Sorption Extraction and Electrospray Ionization Tandem Mass Spectrometry for Determination of 2-Aminothiazoline-4-Carboxylic Acid as a Marker for Cyanide Exposure. Analytical Methods, 2, 552-557 (Mar 2010).
    • Breanna Mead and David Gangitano. Study on SNPs Relating to Ethnicity and Hair/Eye Pigmentation in a Population of Texas. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Harry Ehmann. The Forensic Assessment of HID (Xenon) Headlights: Determining Energization State and Identifying Illegal Vehicle Modifications. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Jeffrey Kelly and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Analysis of Non-Toxic Ammunition by Double Shot Pyrolysis Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectroscopy (DY-PY GC/ MS). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Jeffrey Kelly, Natalie Lindgren, Alan Archambeault, Sybil Bucheli and Joan Bytheway. Insect Succession Model for Southeast Texas in Early Spring. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Jennifer Sycalik and David Gangitano. Pollen DNA: A New Tool for Forensic Investigations. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Joan Bytheway and Ann Ross. Precision of Coordinate Landmark Data Acquired from the OS Coxa. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Joan Bytheway. Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility (STAFS) at Sam Houston State University: A New Forensic Anthropology Human Decomposition Facility. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Katelyn Stafford, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu, Ilona Petrikovics and Randy Jackson. Analytical Method Development for Determining the Biomarker, 2-Aminothiazoline-4-Carboxylic Acid (ATCA), in Mice Liver after Cyanide Exposure. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Katelyn Stafford, Nicole Larison, Angela Rippley, Natalie Lindren and Joan Bytheway. Postmortem Interval of Surface Remains in Spring Season in Southeast Texas. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Mario Galioto, David Gangitano and Joan Bytheway. Comparative Study on Stability of DNA in Alternative Sample Tissues for Use in the Identification of Decomposed Cadavers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Mario Galioto, Diana Morales and Cassie Carradine. Internal Validation of an Automated Extraction Robot. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Nicole Paes and David Gangitano. Application of mini-STRs to Low Copy Number DNA Samples. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Rebecca Girardet, Kelly Bolton, William Arnold, Breanna Mead, Nicole Paes, Sheela Lahoti, Reena Isaac and Angelo Giardino. The Collection of Forensic Evidence from Prepubescent Victims of Sexual Assault. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2010).
    • Sarah Kerrigan. The Use of Alcohol to Facilitate Sexual Assault. Forensic Science Review, 22(1), 16-32 (Jan 2010).
  • 2009
    • Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Edward Lai. Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Nanomaterials for Mycotoxin Extraction. American Chemical Society - Mycotoxin Prevention and Control in Agriculture Symposium Series, 1031(19), 277-292 (Dec 2009).
    • Katelyn Stafford, Randy Jackson, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Ilona Petrikovics. Analytical Method Development for Determining the Biomarker, 2- Aminothiazoline-4-Carboxylic Acid (ATCA), in Mice Liver after Cyanide Exposure. Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting (Nov 2009).
    • Coral Luce, Shawn Montpetit, David Gangitano and Patrick O'Donnell. Validation of the AMPFlSTR MiniFiler PCR Amplification Kit for Use in Forensic Casework. Journal of Forensic Science, 54(5), 1046-1054 (Sept 2009).
    • Harry Ehmann and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Determination of Energization State of Xenon High Intensity Discharge Automobile Headlights. Forensic Science Journal, 8(1), 13-28 (Sept 2009).
    • David Gangitano, Ramiro Salas, Yanfen Teng, Erika Perez and Mariella De Biasi. Progesterone Modulation of Alpha5 nAChR Subunits Influences Anxiety-related Behavior During Estrus Cycle. Genes, Brain and Behavior, 8(4), 398-406 (Jun 2009).
    • Delisa Downey and Sarah Kerrigan. Quantitative Analysis of Carisoprodol and Meprobamate in Whole Blood Using Benzylcarbamate and Deuterated Meprobamate as Internal Standards. Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 33(5), 278-282 (Jun 2009).
    • Garrett Burleson, Brittany Gonzalez, Kelsie Simons and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Forensic Analysis of a Single Particle of Partially Burnt Gunpowder by Solid Phase Micro-extraction – Gas Chromatography-nitrogen Phosphorus Detector. Journal of Chromotography A, 1216(22), 4679-4683 (May 2009).
    • Amanda Johnson, Joan Bytheway and Stephen Pustilnik. Skeletal Remains in a Fluvial Environment: Microscopic Evidence of Glycoproteinous Adhesive of Balanus Improvisus on the Occlusal Surface of Mandibular Teeth. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Ann Gordon, Preston Wong and Nikolas Lemos. PCP and Drug Impaired Driving in San Francisco, California. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Ashraf Mozayani, William Davis, Luis Sanchez and Colin Anderson. Brake Pad Friction Particles: SEM-EDX Analysis and Comparisons to Gunshot Residue. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Chelsy Wingate, Michelle Parras-Layton, Scot Chester, Cade Park, Israel Reyes and James Bourland. Validation of Opiate Detection and Quantification in Human Urine Using Liquid Chromatography and Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Jamie Jouett and David Gangitano. Molecular Palynology Study in Central East Texas: A New Approach to Linking Crime Scenes. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Jamie Jouett. A Simple Liquid–Liquid Extraction of Carisoprodol and the Metabolite Meprobamate from Suspected Blood and Urine DUI Specimens for GC/MS Analysis. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Jennifer Hogue and Laureen Marinetti. GC/MS Method Development for the Quantitation of Quetiapine in Various Biological Specimens. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Joan Bytheway, Kathryn Moss and Stephen Pustilnik. What Lies Beneath: Re-Examining a Cold Case Homicide from a Forensic Anthropological Perspective: A Case Report. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Nikolas Lemos, Ann Gordon and Preston Wong. Driving Under the Influence of Methamphetamine in the City & County of San Francisco, California. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Ridhima Rao and Dan Anderson. Postmortem Analysis of Buprenorphine/Norbuprenorphine from Whole Blood by GC/MS. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2009).
    • Jessica Ayala, Kelsie Simons and Sarah Kerrigan. Quantitative Determination of Caffeine and Alcohol in Energy Drinks and the Potential to Produce Positive Transdermal Alcohol Concentrations in Human Subjects. Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 33(1), 27-33 (Jan 2009).
  • 2008
    • Ramiro Salas, Adam Main, David Gangitano, Hermona Soreq and Mariella De Biasi. Chronic Nicotine Relieves Anxiogenic-like Behavior in Transgenic Mice Carrying the Human Acetylcholinesterase-R Gene. Molecular Pharmacology, 74(6), 1641-1648 (Dec 2008).
    • Preston Wong, Sarah Kerrigan, Jon Smith, Ellen Moffatt, Ann Marie Gordon and Nikolas Lemos. Muscle: An Alternative Post-Mortem Specimen for Drug Screening by Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay. Proceedings of the Society of Forensic Toxicologists (Oct 2008).
    • Sarah Kerrigan and Bruce A. Goldberger. Specimens of Maternal Origin in Drug Testing in Alternate Biological Specimens, Humana Press, Totowa, NJ. Ed. A.J. Jenkins (2008).
    • James Spurlin III, Patricia Chapela, Ilona Petrikovics, and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Encapsulation Efficiency of Organophosphorous Hydrolase in Lecithin Liposomes as Determined by Capillary Electrophoresis. Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting (Oct 2008).
    • Rebeca Reyna, Brittany Gonzalez, and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Discovery of Molecular Markers for Gunshot Residues by Solid Phase Micro Extraction- Gas Chromatography/Nitrogen Phosphorous Detector (SPME-GC/NPD). Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting (Oct 2008).
    • Sarah Winslett and Jorn Ch-Chung Yu. A Hollow Fiber Assisted Ionic Liquid Surface for Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction. Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting (Oct 2008).
    • Christopher Smith, David Gangitano, Alvaro Munoz, Nilson Salas, Timothy Boone, K. Roger Aoki, Joseph Francis and George Somogyi. Botulinum Toxin Type A Normalizes Alterations in Urothelial ATP and NO Release Induced by Chronic Spinal Cord Injury. Neurochemistry International, 52(6), 1068-1075 (May 2008).
    • Garrett Burleson and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Forensic Analysis of Single Gun Powder Particle by SPME-GC/NPD (Solid Phase Micro-Extraction – Gas Chromatography/Nitrogen Phosphorus Detector. Proceedings of the American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition (Apr 2008).
    • Ayodele Collins, Joseph Monforte, Ying Cheng, Ronald Backer and Sarah Kerrigan. A Stability Study on Ritalinic Acid in Urine. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2008).
    • Coral Luce, Shawn Montpetit, David Gangitano and Patrick O'Donnell. Validation of the AmpFlSTR® MiniFilerTM PCR Amplification Kit and its Application to Identify Human Remains from a 1992 Helicopter Crashed Analyzed by the San Diego Police Department Crime Laboratory. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2008).
    • Shamah Lloyd, Shannon Gross and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Functionalization of Nanocrystals for Latent Fingerprint Development. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2008).
    • Shannon Gross and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Probing Single Strand DNA Using Bioconjugated Quantum Dots. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2008).
  • 2007
    • Ramiro Salas, Adam Main, David Gangitano and Mariella De Biasi. Decreased Withdrawal Symptoms but Normal Tolerance to Nicotine in Mice Null for the Alpha 7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subunit. Neuropharmacology, 53(7), 863-9 (Dec 2007).
    • Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Edward Lai. Determination of Ochratoxin A in Red Wines by Multiple Pulsed Elutions from Molecularly Imprinted Polypyrrole. Food Chemistry, 105(1), 301-310 (Nov 2007).
    • Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Shannon Gross. A Novel Capillary Electrophoresis Immunoassay for Ochratoxin Detection Using Molecular Probe of Quantum Dot Bioconjugate. Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting (Nov 2007).
    • Shannon Gross and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Carbodiimide-Mediated Reaction with Self-Assembly Nano-Structured Quantum Dots for Latent Fingerprint Development. Proceedings of the American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting (Nov 2007).
    • Wei Yun, Qiu Longhui, Jorn Chi-Chung Yu and Edward Lai. Molecularly Imprinted Solid Phase Extraction in a Syringe Needle packed with Polypyrrole-encapsulated Carbon Nanotubes for Determination of Ochratoxin A in Red Wine. Food Science and Technology International, 13(5), 375-380 (Oct 2007).
    • Jorn Chi-Chung Yu, Amy Hrdina, Christina Mancini and Edward Lai. Molecularly Imprinted Polypyrrole Encapsulated Carbon Nanotubes in Stainless Steel Frit for Micro Solid Phase Extraction of Estrogenic Compounds. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 7, 3095–3103 (Sept 2007).
    • Laurel Farrell, Sarah Kerrigan and Barry Logan. Recommendations for Toxicological Investigation of Drug Impaired Driving. Journal of Forensic Sciences, 52(5), 1-5 (Sept 2007).
    • Shamah Lloyd, Shannon Gross and Jorn Chi-Chung Yu. Latent Fingerprint Development Using Functional Quantum Dots. Proceedings of the International Association of Identification (Jul 2007).
    • Anna Leggett, Sharla McCloskey, Rachael Malfer and Sarah Kerrigan. Driving Behavior and Impairment Symptoms in Cannabinoid Positive Subjects Arrested for Driving Under the Influence of Drugs (DUID). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2007).
    • Rachael Malfer, Anna Leggett, Sharla McCloskey and Sarah Kerrigan. Cocaine Impaired Driving: Evaluation of Toxicology, Driving Behavior and Impairment Symptoms in Arrested Drivers. Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2007).
    • Sharla McCloskey, Anna Leggett, Rachael Malfer and Sarah Kerrigan. Driving Under the Influence of Methamphetamine: Comparison of Driving Behavior and Impairment Symptoms in Subjects Arrested for Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). Proceedings of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (Feb 2007).
    • Nilson Salas, George Somogyi, David Gangitano, Timothy Boone and Christopher Smith. Receptor Activated Bladder and Spinal ATP Release in Neurally Intact and Chronic Spinal Cord Injured Rats. Neurochemistry International, 50(2), 345-350 (Jan 2007).