Assistant Laboratory Director, Forensic Biology

Dr. Heather Degnan earned her Ph.D. in Genetics from Yale University and is a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists (NEAFS), and International Society of Forensic Genetics (ISFG). Dr. Degnan joined NMS in 2017 from the Division of Scientific Services for the State of Connecticut where she worked as a DNA Analyst, Lead Analyst, and Training Coordinator since 2006.