Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility
The term "Applied Forensic Science" describes the majority of research conducted at the Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science Facility.
Bytheway, JA and SM Pustilnik “Glycoproteinous adhesion deposits by Balanus improvisus on human skeletal and dental remains: A case report” J Forensic Sci Jan 2013
JA Aitkenhead-Peterson, CG Owings, MB Alexander, N Larison, JA Bytheway “Mapping the extent of human cadaver decomposition islands with soil chemistry” For Sci Int October 2011 online
Rippley A, NC Larison, KE Moss, JD Kelly, JA Bytheway, “Scavenging Behavior of Lynx rufus on Human Remains during the Winter Months of Southeast Texas” J Forensic Sci. March 2012
Lindgren NK, J Kelly, AD Archambeault, S Bucheli, JA Bytheway “Exclusion of forensically important flies due to burying behavior by the red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) in southeast Texas” For Sci Int. June 2010 online.
Lindgren, N.K., S.R. Bucheli, A.D. Archambeault, B.C. Rahlwes and J.R. Willett. Four forensic entomology case studies: behavioral observations on seldom reported cadaver fauna with notes on relevant previous occurrences and ecology. (Submitted to Forensic Science International: 17 Aug 2012)
Rippley AD, Yu CC, Bytheway JA. Examination of postmortem hair banding [Capstone Research Project]. College of Criminal Justice, Forensic Science Program, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville (TX), 2012.
STAFS is dedicated to providing research opportunities for national and international investigators pursuing medical or scientific research. Research can be conducted in the Outdoor Research Facility or the Forensic Anthropology Laboratory.
Researchers interested in STAFS as a research source, can contact the STAFS Director, Dr. Joan Bytheway via e-mail STAFS@shsu.edu or Bytheway@shsu.edu, phone 936-294-2310 or 936-294-4814, or fax 936-294-2311.
While at STAFS researchers must: