Phillip B. Danielson

Phillip B. Danielson

Phillip B. Danielson is Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Denver and is the Science Advisor for the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center - Rocky Mountain Region. He received research training at the University of Tokyo’s Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, the University of Colorado at Boulder’s Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology and the University of Denver’s Department of Biological Sciences. He currently oversees a forensic research and development program, serves as a forensic DNA consultant and also teaches courses in Forensic Science, Infectious Human Disease, Immunology and Molecular Biology. Danielson’s primary research focus is in the field of forensic genetics emphasizing the analysis and resolution of mitochondrial DNA mixtures and the use of comparative proteomics to facilitate the identification of biological stains. Together with the Colorado District Attorneys Council, the Office of the Alternate Defense Counsel and State Crime Laboratories, he has also developed training programs on the identification, collection and use of DNA evidence in criminal investigations. His work is funded by the National Institute of Justice and has been featured in academic and professional journals as well as the popular press including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, The Scientist magazine, USA Today and Law Enforcement Technology magazine. Danielson also has 12+ years of experience in the development of instructional workshops to familiarize precollege instructors and students with many aspects of modern biology including the use of inquiry-driven student laboratory exercises. He has been involved in a diversity of science education outreach activities through the University of Denver’s Life Sciences Curriculum Center, the BSCS Keys to Science Program, the Leaders in Learning: Goals 2000 Program, the High School Human Genome Project and the NSF’s Math Science Partnership Program.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Division of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, University of Denver, CO, USA


Editors: George Patrinos & Wilhelm Ansorge & Phillip B. Danielson Release Date: 07 Dec 2016
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