Observe the decomposition process, involved insect activity, and related ecological and forensic applications.
This course includes a lecture component, lab component, and field work that emphasizes the ecology of forensic insects involved in the decomposition of corpses in a variety of environmental conditions.
M. Denise Gemmellaro, a PHD candidate and instructor at the Department of Entomology of Rutgers University will be instructing this course. She has five years of experience training students, pathologists, and law enforcement officers and has run this particular course for four years. She currently collaborates with colleagues in Italy, Ecuador, North America and Asia.
The location for this course is the NJ School of Conservation in Branchville, NJ.
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