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Coticone, Sulekha (Ph.D.)

Chair/Professor
College of Arts & Sciences

SH 0427
 Biochemistry, Forensic Biochemistry, Forensic Chemistry

Dr. Coticone received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from University of Minnesota and postdoctoral training at University of California, Berkeley. She was a Senior Scientist in the Human Identification division at Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA (Thermo Fisher Inc) and has developed several multiplexes being used by the FBI and crime laboratories. Her research interests include developing new and improved methods in the area of forensic biochemistry and chemistry and in the scholarship of teaching and learning. The major goal of her laboratory is to develop new and improved methods of analyzing DNA and trace evidence in forensics. These studies involve collaborations with federal laboratories including the Department of Justice Crime laboratories as well as private companies.

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