Forget about “CSI”, real forensic scientist says job is not like TV

    Neisha Rose says that real forensic science does not happen as fast as it does on TV. (Jeanette Woods/WHYY)

    Neisha Rose says that real forensic science does not happen as fast as it does on TV. (Jeanette Woods/WHYY)

    Are you the kind of person who likes a good mystery? Are you driven to figure out the puzzle?  Do you think all will be revealed through a close examination of the evidence? Well hold on to your magnifying glass. In this week’s Recap, we meet Neisha Rose, a forensic scientist who who specializes in serology and fire debris analysis for the City of Philadelphia’s crime lab.

     

     As a girl, one of Rose’s book series was Sherlock Holmes.  She said she always loved the idea that a tiny bit of evicence left at a crime could reveal so much information about what may have taken place.

    Rose is also an adjunct professor at Drexel University where she teaches forensic science.

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