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“ASK THE EXPERT” – Sherlock Holmes’s Forensics
June 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Are you an avid Sherlockian? Learn how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s legendary fictional detective Sherlock Holmes changed modern-day criminal investigations at our next Ask The Expert!
On Friday June 25th, US public broadcaster GBH invites you to join the world-renowned forensic scientist –and Sherlock fan—Dr. Henry Lee, for a conversation on how the Holmes canon has influenced contemporary crime-solving techniques.
Dr. Henry C. Lee is one of the world’s foremost forensic scientists, playing a prominent role in thousands of the most challenging criminal cases of the past 50 years. He has worked in England, Bosnia, Canada, China, Brunei, Bermuda, Germany, Singapore, Thailand, Middle East, South America and as a consultant for more than 800 law enforcement agencies around the globe. In the United States, Dr. Lee’s testimony figured prominently in the O. J. Simpson trial, the murder of Jon Benet Ramsey in Boulder, Colorado, the 1993 suicide of White House counsel Vincent Foster, the death of Chandra Levy, the kidnapping of Elizabeth Smart, and the reinvestigation of the John F. Kennedy assassination, among others.
Dr. Lee is currently an Emeritus Professor and the director of the Forensic Research and Training Center at University New Haven; Emeritus Professor at India National University of Forensic Science and Member of Singapore Home Team Science & Technology Agency Technology Strategy Advisory Panel. Dr. Lee has authored more than two hundred of articles in professional journals and has co-authored more than 40 books. He has appeared in many TV shows and movies. His new television series, Trace Evidence – Dr. Henry Lee File has been broadcast around the world.
This virtual Zoom Webinar will begin at
12.00 noon Eastern Daylight Time/5.oopm British Summer Time