Welcome to the Young Forensic Scientists Forum (YFSF) Website!

The Young Forensic Scientists Forum (YFSF) is a group within the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) that is dedicated to the education, enrichment and development of emerging forensic scientists and future leaders of the field.  Participants of YFSF come from all sections and membership levels of the AAFS.  YFSF provides an amazing opportunity for new forensic scientists to interact with and become part of the established forensic science community. This is accomplished through meetings and educational sessions at the annual AAFS conference, the YFSF newsletter, and this website.

YFSF News
November 2nd 2017
  Source:  Brittany N. Beyer, MS, YFSF Secretary Welcome to the wonderful world of forensic science. Maybe you took a ride-along with your local law enforcement agency or maybe you saw an episode of whatever iteration CSI is on, and thought, &ld…
November 2nd 2017
Sources:  Jeremy M. Manheim, BYOP Chair, Alexandria Anstett, MS, BYOP Co-Chair, Alyssa J. Badgley, MS, BYOS Chair, and Ashley E. Foster, MAS, BYOS Co-Chair The 70th Annual Scientific Meeting in Seattle, WA, is just around the corner! If you missed th…
October 5th 2017
Source:  Brittany N. Beyer, MS, YFSF Secretary An exciting change is coming to the 2018 Young Forensic Scientists Forum (YFSF) Breakfast Session in Seattle, WA. In years past, the YFSF Breakfast Session has only been open to those who register and at…
October 4th 2017
Source:  Brittany N. Beyer, MS, YFSF Secretary The Young Forensic Scientists Forum (YFSF) Special Session Committee hopes everyone is gearing up for another great AAFS annual meeting in February. The YFSF Special Session will be held on Tuesday, Febr…
July 18th 2017
Sources: Amanda R. Hale, MA, YFSF Special Session Chair and Zain Bhaloo, MSc, YFSF Special Session Co-Chair The 2018 YFSF Special Session is coming along great. This year’s Special Session organizers, Amanda Hale (arhale@ncsu.edu) and Zain Bhaloo (z…