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Coyle, Heather (full)
Heather
Miller
Coyle
Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice & Forensic Sciences
Forensic Science
203-479-4595
DODD420C
Dodds Hall
Academic Credentials

    Education

    Ph.D., Plant Biology, University of New Hampshire, 1994
    M.S., Plant Science, University of New Hampshire, 1989
    B.S., In Vitro Cell Biology, SUNY Plattsburgh, 1986

    Recently Published Books and Articles

    L. Allgeier, J. Hemenway, N. Shirley, T. LaNier, H. Miller Coyle.  2011.  Field testing of collection cards for Cannabis sativa samples with a single hexanucleotide DNA marker.  J. Forensic Science.  56: 1245-1249.

    C.-L. Lee, H. Miller Coyle and H.C. Lee.  2007.  Genetic analysis of individual seeds by amplified fragment length polymorphism method.  Croat. Med. J.  48: 563-565.

    H. Miller Coyle and T. Palmbach.  2007.  Forensic Botany: plants as evidence in criminal cases.  In: Forensic DNA Analyses, Editor: Dr. Dragan Primorac, Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia.

    C.-L. Lee, H. Miller Coyle, T. M. Palmbach, I. C. Hsu and H.C. Lee.  2006.  DNA analysis of ingested tomato and pepper seeds.  American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology 27(2):121-125.

    Editor (2005-2007)-Editor and co-author of a book entitled "Non-Human DNA Testing: Principles and Applications", c. 2007, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

    Editor (2004-2005)-Editor and co-author of a book entitled "Forensic Botany: Principles and Applications", c. 2005, CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

    Other

    Professor Coyle's research interests are DNA testing of human and animal bones, teeth; and botanical (plant) evidence.