CSI: Fact and Fiction

Thursday, May 307:00—8:30 PMSecond FloorBillerica Public Library15 Concord Road, Billerica, MA, 01821

Do popular crime shows on television accurately depict the role of forensic science in solving crimes? Discuss the myths and realities of crime scene investigations with Professor Mike Cross. You’ll learn the strengths and limitations of modern forensics and have the chance to test your own skills at crime solving!

Presenter Bio: Mike Cross, Associate Professor of Chemistry,  is department chair of Natural Sciences at NECC where he teaches chemistry and forensic science. He believes that education should be fun and exciting. He enjoys incorporating demonstrations and magic tricks into his teaching.  Mike holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Utah where he specialized in oxidative lesions in DNA and RNA.

Sponsored by the Family Friends of the Billerica Public Library

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