Speaker:

Adrienne Brundage

Adrienne Brundage

Entomology and forensics lecturer, Texas A&M University

Dr. Adrienne Brundage is a board certified forensic entomologist and lecturer of entomology and forensics. She received her PhD in entomology from Texas A&M University, and has worked as a forensic entomologist across North America since 1999. She has consulted with local law enforcement agencies, the FBI and NCIS, and the ASPCA, and private entities on cases of abuse, neglect, and death. In addition to these consultations Dr. Brundage teaches entomology and forensics at both Texas A&M University and University of Florida, and has taught various entomological and forensic courses at San Jose State University, Baylor, and Blinn College. She is also a prolific public speaker, giving talks and leading training seminars for all ages in forensic entomology across the country. Her current research involves the colonization of human remains by Dipteran species, and the interactions among larvae and bacteria. Finally, Dr. Brundage is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, and works as a member of the Wildlife Forensics Consensus Body, which is a subset of the Academy Standards Board. This body develops and certifies forensic science standards as they relate to wildlife cases, and has been instrumental in the continuing prosecution of wildlife based casework. She currently lives in College Station, Texas with her husband and various animals.