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John Butler

Scientific Awards
National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellowship, NIST 1995-97
British Medical Association Medical Book Competition, Highly Commended, 2001
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, 2002
U.S. Department of Commerce Silver Medal, 2002
Scientific Prize of the International Society of Forensic Genetics, 2003
Finalist for the Service to America Medals 'Call to Service' Award, 2004
Honored Alumnus for BYU's College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, October 2005
NIST Fellow, March 2008
The Arthur S. Flemming Award (Applied Science, Engineering and Mathematics 2007), June 2008
Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award, 2008
Edward Uhler Condon Award, December 2010
Science Watch, #1 world-wide high-impact author in legal medicine and forensic science over the last decade, July 2011


Journal Editorship
Associate Editor of Forensic Science International: Genetics
Editorial Board member of the Journal of Forensic Sciences
Forensic DNA Section Editor for Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, 2nd Edition (Elsevier Academic Press) 

Memberships and Committees
International Society of Forensic Genetics
FBI's Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods (SWGDAM)
American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS)
International Association for Identification (IAI)
Organization of Scientific Area Committees: SAC Biology/DNA
National Commission on Forensic Science (NIST Vice-Chair)

Publications

The Future of Forensic DNA Analysis

Author(s)
John M. Butler
The author’s thoughts and opinions on where the field of forensic DNA testing is headed for the next decade are provided in the context of where the field has
Created May 31, 2018