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9/11 Disaster Victim Identification

This is a past event.

Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Virtual Event

As we approach the 20th anniversary of 9/11, this panel will focus on the DNA technology used to identify victims of a mass disaster. We'll look back on what was used during the terror attack in 2001, and what was different for the crews responding to the recent Surfside condo collapse.

Panelists will include Tim Hardiman, NYPD; Mark Desire, NYC OCME biologist and 9/11 responder; Rob O'Brien, Forensic Biology Research Project Manager for NFSTC@FIU; and Max Houck, an international forensic expert who worked at the site of the attack on the Pentagon post-9/11.

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