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USF's Erin Kimmerle (center) & NCMEC's Joe Mullins (right) assist a student in the forensic imaging workshop.
Forensic Imaging
A dozen law enforcement professionals from around the world recently visited USF to take part in an annual workshop that teaches them how to use forensic imaging tools, like facial reconstruction and age progression, to help identify suspects and find missing people. We show you some of the methods they learned on University Beat on WUSF TV.

On the Radio

USF & Moffitt reps (left table) and local lawmakers (right table) at a biomedical research roundtable at the Moffitt Cancer Center.
Biomedical Research Roundtable

Biomedical research has a multi-billion dollar presence in the Florida economy, thanks in part to federal funding. But those funds are threatened by previous sequestration cuts and possible new ones.

A recent roundtable gave a trio of Bay area legislators and scientists from USF and Moffitt Cancer Center the chance to talk about the impact research has made and the best ways to continue making that impact in the future. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 has a recap.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday at 10:30 PM
Television
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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Joe Mullins, a forensic imaging specialist with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, talks about the emotion he feels when an age progression helps solve a cold case.

For more information

Forensic Imaging
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children website

Erin Kimmerle, Assistant Professor, USF Department of Anthropology
kimmerle@cas.usf.edu
813-974-5139

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