The student should be able to acquire competences in the research area of forensic chemistry and the comprehension of the way of analyzing the chemical evidence of drugs, combustion, DNA and ID.
Ana Maria Ferreira da Costa Lourenço
Weekly - 3
Total - 44
I - Background
Brief historical evolution of forensic areas.
II - Essential Elements
Sampling, Quality of analytical results.
Preparation of samples, analyses and instrumentation.
III - Chemical analysis of physical evidence
A - Drug analysis.
Drugs and Pharmacology.
Forensic analysis of drugs.
Drugs with basic character.
B - The chemistry of combustion - arson, explosion, firing.
C - ID detection.
D - DNA .
IV - Doping.
Programs where the course is taught: