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Forensic Entomology



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This 16-hour course is taught by certified entomologists and is designed to teach participants about forensic entomology with hands-on laboratory experience at the Outdoor Human Decomposition Facility. 

Workshop attendees with learn to identify insects of forensic importance, properly collect and preserve entomological evidence, ship entomological evidence to a certified Forensic Entomologist for analysis, and sit for the ABFE-Technician certification exam

Participants of this workshop must be professionals and have experience with human remains and/or death investigations. Non-professionals and undergraduate students must receive approval from FACTS to register for the course. 

For approval please email Dr. Sophia Mavroudas -


Upcoming dates for this course are:

April 15-16, 2024; Tuition: $350

 Optional ABFE Technician Exam April 17, 2024: Cost: $50.00




Pay by Credit Card

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You may pay the tuition or deposit by credit card by clicking on the PAY HERE link below and following the instructions. If you have any questions please contact Sophia Mavroudas at 512-245-1900 or



Any hotel/motel within San Marcos will be within 15 minutes of the workshop site. You may ask for the Texas State Rate at some hotels for an additional discount.   

FACTS is not responsible for your stay.