Recent Advances in Forensic Anthropological Identification Strategies


Chandigarh Group of Colleges, Jhanjeri, Mohali, showcased an enlightening Expert Talk on "Recent Advances in Forensic Anthropological Identification Strategies". The seminar unfolded a captivating discourse on the pivotal role of anthropology and archaeology in forensic identification and individualization. The seminar commenced, welcoming the distinguished keynote speaker, Dr. Jagminder Sehrawat, who was greeted by Director (Sciences) Dr. Manish Goswami.

Dr. Sehrawat's expertise illuminated the audience, shedding light on the significance of scientific excavation and the handling of bones, from basic procedures to cutting-edge methodologies. He showed how modern science techniques like C-14 AMS dating, Stable Isotope Analysis, Ancient DNA Analysis, and Forensic Proteomics were used to identify the remains found at the Ajnala Massacre site in 1857. The seminar became an active discussion where students showed a lot of interest and asked questions.

The session left an indelible mark on attendees, fostering a deeper understanding of forensic anthropology's real-world applications. As a token of appreciation, Dr. Manish Goswami honored Dr. Jagminder Sehrawat with a prestigious memento, extending gratitude for his invaluable insights and time. This event fostered interdisciplinary knowledge exchange and prepared students for the challenges of tomorrow's world.