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Biographical Information - Dr. Steven B. Lee

Steven B. Lee is an Associate Professor and Director of the Forensic Science Program at San Jose State University in the Justice Studies Department.
Professor Lee holds a BS in Biology from SUNY Binghamton, and an MS from NYU and PhD from University of California, Berkeley in Molecular Biology. Lee did a post-doc at the University of Georgia, Athens. Lee currently holds several concurrent positions including a consulting position as Director of R&D at MiraiBio (Alameda, CA), Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley, and holds adjunct professor appointments in Biological Sciences at San Francisco State University and Chemistry at Florida International University. He was formerly the Director of R&D at CA Dept of Justice DNA Laboratory from 1994-2000 where he served as an expert witness in DNA and conducted DNA training courses. He is a full member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy of Forensic Sciences, the California Association of Criminalists, National Science Teachers Association and is an American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors Laboratory Accreditation Board certified inspector. He also served on the FBI Technical Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods group from 1994-2000. He has taught courses in molecular biology at SFSU (1996-1998), Forensic genetics at UC Davis (1997), and forensic DNA Typing of STRs at FIU (2003). At SJSU, he has taught courses in Forensic Science (JS 113), Criminalistics (JS 112), DNA and Crime (JS 115), Internships (JS 170), and Independent studies (JS 180). Lee has published over 20 peer reviewed articles and book chapters and presented over 100 contributed papers or abstracts.

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