Dr Annalisa Durdle

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Lecturer in Forensic Biology

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env. Sciences

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Contact

a.durdle@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 524 79488

Research interests

  • Blowflies as vectors of human DNA at a crime scene
  • Microbial forensics
  • Bloodstain pattern analysis
  • Presumptive and confirmatory testing at crime scenes

Affiliations

  • Australia New Zealand Forensic Science Society
  • International Society of Forensic Genetics

Teaching interests

Forensic biology

Units taught

  • SLE111: Cells and Genes
  • SLE112: Fundamentals in Forensic Science
  • SLE208: Forensic Biology
  • SLE356: Advanced Topics in Forensic Biology

Knowledge areas

  • Forensic biology
  • Bloodstain pattern analysis
  • Genetics
  • Entomology
  • Crime Scenes

Conferences

  • Australia New Zealand Forensic Sciences Society Symposium, 2016
  • Australia New Zealand Forensic Sciences Society Symposium, 2014
  • Australia New Zealand Forensic Sciences Society Symposium, 2012
  • International Association of Forensic Sciences (19th Triennial Meeting) – World Police Medical Officers 9th Meeting and the Mediterranean Academy of Forensic Sciences 5th Meeting, 2011
  • International Society of Forensic Genetics (24th World Congress), 2011
  • Australia New Zealand Forensic Sciences Society Symposium, 2010
  • International Society of Forensic Genetics (24th World Congress), 2009
  • Australia New Zealand Forensic Sciences Society Symposium, 2008

Media appearances

  • Hamish and Andy radio show
    23/03/2016
    Can you get DNA from a fart at a crime scene?
  • ABC Radio National
    09/03/15
    Fighting crime... with blowflies?
  • Radio NZ
    07/03/15
    ThisWayUp
  • Australian Academy of Science Public Lecture Series
    03/03/2015
    A Fly on the Wall: Solving crime with fly poo
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5LdctuT1IQ

Publications

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2019

Forensic undergraduate cohort; job readiness curricula

X Conlan, M Harvey, T Gunning, A Durdle

(2019), Vol. 51, pp. S243-S246, Australian journal of forensic sciences, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Application of a digital stringing protocol on buried fabrics

X Conlan, A Durdle, C Pearson, R Hayes, Z Woolley, P Stevenson

(2019), Australian journal of forensic sciences, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Why do street signs taste so good? A community ballistics project

P Marshall, A Durdle, R Hayes, P Stevenson, X Conlan

(2019), Vol. 51, pp. S172-S175, Australian journal of forensic sciences, London, Eng., C1

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Investigation into the presence of human DNA in the various life stages of forensically relevant Calliphorid species

J Powers, R van Oorschot, A Durdle

(2019), Vol. 51, pp. 1-4, Australian journal of forensic sciences, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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Presentation methodologies: an assessment for forensic signature analysis

X Conlan, S Stevens, B Found, C Sherman, A Durdle

(2019), Australian journal of forensic sciences, Abingdon, Eng., C1

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2018

Location of artifacts deposited by the blow fly Lucilia cuprina after feeding on human blood at simulated indoor crime scenes

A Durdle, T Verdon, R Mitchell, R van Oorschot

(2018), Vol. 63, pp. 1261-1268, Journal of forensic sciences, Chichester, Eng., C1

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2016

The food preferences of the blow fly Lucilia cuprina offered human blood, semen and saliva, and various nonhuman foods sources

A Durdle, R Mitchell, R van Oorschot

(2016), Vol. 61, pp. 99-103, Journal of forensic sciences, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

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2015

The use of forensic tests to distinguish blowfly artifacts from human blood, semen, and saliva

A Durdle, R Mitchell, R van Oorschot

(2015), Vol. 60, pp. 468-470, Journal of forensic sciences, London, Eng., C1-1

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2013

The morphology of fecal and regurgitation artifacts deposited by the blow fly Lucilia cuprina fed a diet of human blood

A Durdle, R van Oorschot, R Mitchell

(2013), Vol. 58, pp. 897-903, Journal of forensic sciences, Chichester, England, C1-1

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The human DNA content in artifacts deposited by the blowfly Lucilia cuprina fed human blood, semen and saliva

A Durdle, R Mitchell, R van Oorschot

(2013), Vol. 233, pp. 212-219, Forensic science international, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2009

The transfer of human DNA by Lucilia cuprina (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae)

A Durdle, R van Oorschot, R Mitchell

(2009), Vol. 2, pp. 180-182, Forensic science international: genetics supplement series, Shannon, Ireland, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

No Funded Projects at Deakin found

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report