FORA.tv Speaker - Lance Gima
Lance Gima has been a practicing Criminalist for almost 34 years, working for the CA Department of Justice until his retirement in May of this year. He has been very active in drafting legislation, several of which have become law.
Lance and his colleague, Dr. Cristian Orrego founded a volunteer organization called the Alliance of Forensic Scientists for Human Rights and Humanitarian Investigations.
Lance is a member of the UC Berkeley Human Rights Center Advisory Board and has partnered with the Physicians for Human Rights on a project utilizing DNA technology to reunite families separated in El Salvador's civil war.
Lance has served on Chile's Presidential Commission on DNA established to assist Chile in identifying the human remains of the "disappeared." Currently Lance is working with Chile's Forensic Genetics Laboratory to prepare them for accreditation.
05.05.09 | 01:41:38 min
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