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The Center 4 06The Center’s physical and digital forensics (PDF) group leverages members’ expertise and experience in drug chemistry, DNA, pharmacology, toxicology, and computer science to pursue innovative research and development in the tools and technologies — as well as practical application of them — to help our partners resolve disputes, enforce laws and regulations, and protect the public health.

From taking down illicit online pharmaceutical operations to developing portable DNA kits that can be used by responding officers at a crime scene, the PDF team is forging a safer future — starting with the tiniest details.