George Duncan
George Duncan finished a job as a Visiting Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Florida International University and is presently Affiliated Faculty at Nova Southeastern University, and an adjunct Professor at Florida Atlantic University. Prior to that he was DNA Unit Manager of the Broward Sheriff’s Office DNA unit in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for 45 years. His present research interests involve the development of applications in forensic genomics, epigenetics, microbiome, and nanoscale sensing. Major research areas also include development of improved forensic and environmental applications for genetic analysis using capillary and microfluidic electrophoresis, DNA sequencing, and environmental qPCR. He has been affiliated with Dr. Jack Gilbert, now at the University of California San Diego concerning forensic applications of the human microbiome. One publication from that work entitled “Detecting personal microbiota signatures at artificial crime scenes” was published in 2020 in Forensic Science International while the original effort was published in Time Magazine in 2015. The most recent publication was entitled; “The genital microbiome and its potential for detecting sexual assault”, published in 2021.