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We proudly invite you to the fourth and final Frontiers of Forensic Science (FFS) session of the 2016/2017 Academic Year. This session is will take place at Avans Hogeschool in Breda, home of a successful forensic HBO track. With this session, chaired by dr Ben de Rooij from Avans, we address the field of forensic toxicology. The session, entitled "Alternative Matrices in Forensic Toxicology", is held on Friday, June 9th, 2017.

FFS Toxicology


Please find all details in the attached poster announcement, the program consists of four excellent speakers :

15:00-15:30   Forensic Toxicology, the leading thread in Forensic Laboratory Science  - Ben de Rooij - Avans Hogeschool Breda

15:30-16:00   The advantages of using DART-MS technology in hair analysis - Wilco Duvivier - Wageningen University/RIKILT

16:00-16:30   The significance of alternative matrices in Postmortem Toxicology - Rogier van der Hulst - Netherlands Forensic Institute

16:30-17:00   Analytical challenges: Analysis of drugs and toxicants in hair and dried blood stains - Daan Touw - University Medical Center Groningen

17:00-18:00   Social Drink


This Frontiers of Forensic Science edition is offered to you by Avans Hogeschool Breda, the CLHC and the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies of the University of Amsterdam.

Attending the session and participation in the social drink is free of charge.

In order to assist in the preparation of the event we request all who want to attend to register by sending an email We hope to welcome you on the 9th of June at Avans Breda, HD 001, D corridor (Location Hogeschoollaan).

The program starts at 15:00 and ends at 17:00 and is followed by a social drink for all attendants.

To find your way to Avans Breda Hogeschoollaan please use the following information :

The Hogeschoollaan location can be reached by several bus lines leaving from Breda Central Station For more information on car parking see :

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We hope to welcome you on the 9th of June in Breda!

With kind regards,

Jan Bergstra

Program Director MSc Forensic Science at the University of Amsterdam

Maurice Aalders

Special chair in Forensic Biophysics at the Academic Medical Center Co-director CLHC - Amsterdam Center for Forensic Science and Medicine

Arian van Asten

Special chair in Forensic Analytical Chemistry at the University of Amsterdam Co-director CLHC - Amsterdam Center for Forensic Science and Medicine

Ben de Rooij

Lecturer and senior scientist at Avans Hogeschool Breda