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LeBeau Brings Investigative Experience to Science Day

Contact Mike Greife
WARRENSBURG, MO (March 25, 2010) – Marc LeBeau, chief of the FBI Laboratory Chemistry Unit, will be the keynote speaker for the 2010 Science Day and Colloquium at UCM March 26.

LeBeau is a UCM alumnus whose specialty is investigating and processing forensic evidence recovered from drug-facilitated crimes. He has authored a book on the subject and trained thousand of scientists around the world.

The Science Day and Colloquium brings area high school and middle school students to the UCM campus to share exhibits about achievements in the classroom while learning from UCM faculty and visiting professionals.

Student exhibits will be set up at 8:30 in the W.C. Morris Science Building for judging, followed by science related activities. LeBeau will speak on his experiences with the FBI at Quantico at 11:30 a.m. in Hendricks Hall, followed by the Science Day awards ceremony.

LeBeau will present “Unique Applications of LC/MS/MS in Forensic Toxicology” at 3 p.m. in Nahm Auditorium in the W.C. Morris Science Building.

The public is invited to attend both presentations at no charge. For more information about the Science Day and Colloquium, contact Scott McKay, professor of chemistry and chair of the Department of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Physics, at 660-543-4949.