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					Brian W. Meehan, Ph.D.
112 Union Cemetery Rd, Unit 325                                       336-260-7945
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926                                          Meehbrian@hotmail.com



                            Dr. Brian W. Meehan, Ph.D.

                                         Current Positions
Forensic DNA Expert – Private consultant
Provide forensic DNA consultation for the formation of new DNA crime laboratorys,
continuing education or training of laboratory personnel, DNA case review and analysis, or
laboratory audit preparation. Provide DNA expert witness service for the courts and attorneys.

Biology Instructor – Technical College of the Low Country, Beaufort , SC
Instruct a variety of biology courses that incude General Biology and Anatomy and Physiology.

                               Previous Professional Experience
Director of Forensics & Technical Leader. IntelliGenetics, LLC. 24 New Orleans Rd,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 (2009 -2010)
       Direct the technical operations of the forensic laboratory, continuing education programs,
       proficiency programs, and accreditation/certification compliance


Laboratory Director and Executive Vice President. DNA Security, Inc. 1902 Tucker St.,
Burlington NC 27215 (2003-2007).
      Provided leadership for technical operations of the laboratory, continuing education
      programs, proficiency programs, and accreditation/certification compliance. Hired and
      trained all technical staff to meet the quality standards of American Association of
      Laboratory Directors (ASCLD-Lab) and FBI Audit document. Developed in-house
      Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and Local DNA Index System
      (LODIS) for use by law enforcement agencies. Worked with marketing and sales group
      to develop and implement market growth plan. Chaired annual DNA Evidence Seminar
      and Crime Scene Workshop.

Adjunct Faculty Instructor. Biotechnology Department, Alamance Community College.
Graham NC 27253 (2001-2007).
      Instructed General Biology and Zoology courses. Participated as a committee member
      on the departmental Biotechnology Curriculum review committee

Founder and Laboratory Director. DNA Security, Inc. 1902 Tucker St., Burlington NC
27215 (1998-2003)
       Introduced home DNA collection kits for paternity for markets in the United States,
       Japan, Mexico and United Kingdom. Expanded laboratory operations in 2003 to include
       Forensic analysis and obtained Forensic DNA accreditation from ASCLD-LAB in 2004.
       At the time DNA Security was one of only 12 private forensic DNA labs to hold
       ASCLD-LAB certification and the only owner/operated lab to achieve this level.



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Brian W. Meehan, Ph.D.
112 Union Cemetery Rd, Unit 325                                         336-260-7945
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926                                            Meehbrian@hotmail.com



                             Professional Experience (Cont.)

Director of Laboratory Automation System. Department of Paternity Evaluation.
Laboratory Corporation of America (LabCorp), Burlington NC 27215 (1998-2001).
       Designed comprehensive laboratory automation system to handle DNA-PCR analysis of
       paternity specimens for DNA extraction, DNA quantification, PCR amplification, and
       preparation for analysis. All specimens tracked electronically throughout the system and
       only minimal hands-on required by technicians at the front and back ends of the
       processing. Provided leadership and training for team of technicians specialized in
       laboratory robotic systems.

Laboratory Director. National Legal Laboratories. 2947 Eyde Parkway, East Lansing MI
48823 (1995–1998)
       Managed all laboratory technical and marketing operations. Designed a new state of the
       art laboratory facility and seamlessly transitioned all laboratory operations to the new
       facility.

Associate Director of Technical Operations. National Legal Laboratories. 2947 Eyde
Parkway, East Lansing MI 48823 (1993-1995)
       As Associate director, responsible for all the technical operations of the paternity
       laboratory including the training of technicians and compliance with appropriate
       Accreditation agencies. Re-organized and trained the staff for transition of laboratory
       from red cell and protein assays as main procedures to DNA-PCR testing as the primary
       testing procedure. Developed a semi-automated DNA-PCR amplification systems for
       analysis of Ampflps and automated phenol/chloroform CTAB DNA extraction.

Associate Director. Department of Paternity Evaluation. Laboratory Corporation of
America (LabCorp). Burlington NC 27215 (1991-1993).
       Worked as a team member reviewing paternity case reports, conducting ongoing quality
       assessments of the laboratory, and participating in research and development of new
       laboratory procedures. Developed and implemented semi-automated system for
       chemiluminescent detection of DNA-RFLPS for paternity analysis. Developed data
       management software for analysis of reverse dot blot analysis of DNA PCR-SSP HLA
       typing for tissue transplants.

Associate Director. Genetic Design, Inc. Greensboro, NC (1990-1991).
       Conducted paternity case reviews and supervised the technical operations of the isozyme
       laboratory and red cell laboratory for paternity analysis. Conducted statistical analysis of
       genetic data for population substructure and assisted with development of first multi-race
       databases of DNA RFLP analysis. Served as AABB parentage testing assessor.




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Brian W. Meehan, Ph.D.
112 Union Cemetery Rd, Unit 325                                       336-260-7945
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926                                          Meehbrian@hotmail.com




                            Professional Experience (Cont.)

Assistant Professor. Head of Population Genetics and Stock Identification Program.
School of Marine Science. College of William and Mary. Williamsburg, Va. (1985-1990).
       Started marine fisheries stock identification program using molecular/genetic markers.
       Supervised team of graduate students in applied and developmental research products
       that included mtDNA RFLP analysis, isozyme analysis, and quantitative protein analysis
       as genetic markers for population studies.

Adjunct Professor of Biology. Rappahannock Community College. Rappahannock
Virginia (1981-1985).
       Instructed a variety of classes for the Biology department that included Anatomy,
       General Biology, Zoology, Marine Ecology.




             Extramural Committee Memberships and Appointments

Biotechnology Curriculum Advisory Committee. Alamance Community College, Graham,
North Carolina

Adjunct Faculty in Biology. Elon University. Elon, North Carolina

Laboratory Inspector for Parentage Testing Laboratories. American Association of Blood
Banks. Parentage Testing Program. Bethesda, Maryland.

Faculty Member of Prosecuting Attorneys Coordinating Council, Department of the Attorney
General, Lansing Michigan

Adjunct Research Associate. Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University,
East Lansing, Michigan.

Institutional Biosafety Committee. Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.




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Brian W. Meehan, Ph.D.
112 Union Cemetery Rd, Unit 325                                       336-260-7945
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926                                          Meehbrian@hotmail.com

                                                 Education


Ph.D. (1985)
       School of Marine Science. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and
       Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia.
       Dissertation title: A genetic and morphologic comparisoin of Macoma balthica from the
       eastern and western North Atlantic.

M.S. (1978)
       University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut.
       Thesis Title: Macrobenthic infauna of the oligohaline zone of the Housatonic River
       Estuary.

B.S. (1976)
              Wagner College, Staten Island, New York.




                                     Publications and Presentations

Meehan, B.W. and D. Myers. 2010. DNA in criminal and civil cases: case reviews. South
      Carolina Association of Legal Investigators Spring Conference Annual Meeting and
      Educational Seminar. Charleston, SC. May 2010.

Meehan, B.W. 2010. DNA analysis for private investigators. North Carolina Association of
      Private Investigators Spring Conference and Seminar. Hickory NC. April 2010

Berger, B., J. Blackledge, and B.W. Meehan. 2007. DNA evolves into a community-level
       investigative tool for common crimes: It’s not just for court anymore. International
       Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference. Orlando, FL. October 2007.

Meehan, B.W. 2007. The future of DNA indexing systems. 11th Annual Southeast Law
      Enforcement Training Seminars. Lawrenceburg, TN. June 2007.

Meehan, B.W. 2007. Local DNA indexing systems as an effective tool for crime investigation
      and prevention. Mississippi Prosecutors Association Annual Meeting. Tunica, MS. April
      2007

Meehan, B.W. 2007. Haystack – a software program for analysis of Y-chromosome mixture
      profiles. Association of Forensic DNA Analysts and Administrators. Texas. August
      2007.



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Brian W. Meehan, Ph.D.
112 Union Cemetery Rd, Unit 325                                     336-260-7945
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926                                        Meehbrian@hotmail.com



                        Publications and Presentations(Cont.)

Meehan, B.W. and J. Mason. 1998. PCR DNA analysis of AMPFLP loci: information for
      parentage testing assessors. Parentage Testing Assessor’s Workshop, 51st Annaul
      Meeting, American Association of Blood Banks, New Orleans LA.

Meehan, B.W. 1994. DNA tests for Paternity. Enforcement Support Seminar, Prosecuting
      Attorneys Coordinating Council and Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan,
      June 1994.

Stacey, T.D., B.W. Meehan, J.W. Mason and R.W. Cotton. 1994. Chemiluminescent detection
       of restriction fragment length Polymorphisms (RFLP). American Association of
       Forensic Scientists 46th Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX. February 1994.

Meehan, B.W., R.W. Staub, S. Creacy and R.A. Bever. 1991. Allele frequency distribution of
      five single locus probes within and among populations in North America. International
      Congress of Human Genetics. Washington, D.C. October 1991.

Bever, R.A., R.W. Staub and B.W. Meehan. 1991. Characterization of five VNTR loci by
       HaeIII RFLP analysis: Applications to paternity testing. Proceedings from the Second
       International Congress of Human Genetics. Scottsdale, AZ. Pages 132-147.

Meehan B.W. and D. Scoles. 1989. Isolation and restriction fragment analysis of mitochrondrial
      DNA from the decapod crustacean, Callinectes sapidus. Bull. Mar. Sci.,46:247-248.


Meehan, B.W., J.T. Carlton, R. Wenne. 1989. Genetic affinities of the bivalve Macoma balthica
      from the pacific coast of North America: Evidence for recent introduction and historical
      distribution. Mar. Biol.,102:235-241.

Meehan, B.W. and D. Scoles. 1988. Application of molecular genetic techniques for
      understanding blue crab life history dynamics. J. Shell. Res.,7:196.

Meehan, B.W. 1988. A genetic comparison of Macoma balthica from San Francisco Bay
      (California) and Coos Bay ( Oregon), U.S.A. J. Nat. Shell. Assoc.,7:170.

Mann, R., B.W. Meehan, J.S. Ranier, V.S. Kennedy, R.E.I. Newell and W.E.F. Heukelem. 1987.
      Influence of Low oxygen tension in the larvae and post-settlement stages of the oyster,
      Crassostrea virginica. In Dissolved Oyygen in the Chesapeake Bay. G.B. Mackiernam,
      ed. Maryland Seagrant Publication (TS-87-03).




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Brian W. Meehan, Ph.D.
112 Union Cemetery Rd, Unit 325                                     336-260-7945
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926                                        Meehbrian@hotmail.com




                         Publications and Presentations(Cont.)

Beukema, J.J. and B.W. Meehan. 1985. Latitudinal variation in linear growth and other shell
      characteristics of Macoma balthica. Mar. Biol.,90:27-33.

Meehan, B.W. 1985 A genetic comparison of Macoma balthica from the eastern and western
      North Atlantic. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser., 13:41-60.

Meehan, B.W. and R. Diaz. 1985. Macoma balthica labial palps. J. Moll. Stud., 50:231-232.

Buckland, K.L. and B.W. Meehan. 1978. Feeding habits of the sea star: Arterias forbesi. Sea
      Secrets,22:10-11.

-------- Republished in Science Digest, 85:95-97.




                                                    Patents
Temperature Regulated DNA Hybridization Chamber. Patent licensed to CellMark Diagnostics -
1994

Crime Scene Investigation Tool and Method Utlilizing DNA Evidence - 2008 (pending)




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Brian W. Meehan, Ph.D.
112 Union Cemetery Rd, Unit 325                                      336-260-7945
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926                                         Meehbrian@hotmail.com

                                            Research Grants
2001 Dimorphic ALU Repeats – Applications in identity testing. Collaborator with Dr. Sudhir
      Sinha (principle investigator), Reliagene Technologies. Funded by the National Institutes
      of Health ($900,000).

1993 Examination of genomic VNTR polymorphisms for describing populations: a tool for
     natural resource managers. Co-investigator with Dr. J. M Epifaunio. Funded by the
     Biotechnology Research Center, Michigan State University ($13,000).

1990 Recuitment and genetic analysis of spiny lobsters in the Caribbean. Co-investigator with
     Dr. Rom Lipcius. Funded by the National Science Foundation ($50,000).

1986 Analysis of stock structure of the weakfish, Cynoscion regalis, within Atlantic Coastal
     waters using mtDNA restriction morph patterns. Co-investigator with Dr. H.M. Austin.
     Funded by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission ($80,000)

1987 Analysis of stock structure of the weakfish, Cynoscion regalis, blue fish, Pomatomus
     saltator, and summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus, using mitochondrial DNA
     restriction fragment polymorphisms, eye lens proteins and enzymes as genetic markers.
     Co-investigator with Dr. H.M. Austin. Funded by the Virginia Marine Resources
     Commission and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service ($820,805).

1985 Research and development of molecular genetic techniques for identification of coastal
     and estuarine stocks that are dependent on the Chesapeak Bay and its’ tributaries.
     Funded by the National Ocianic and Atmospheric Administration/National Marine
     Fisheries Service. ($143,000)

1985 Influence of low oxygen tensions on larvae and post-settlement stages of the oyster,
     Crassostrea virginica: genetic factors. Co-investigator with Dr. Roger Mann. Funded by
     the Virginia Marine Science Consortium ($40,000).

1981 Evolutionary ecology of Macoma balthica (Tellindae:Bivalvia). Funded by the American
     Museum of Natural History, Lerner Grey Foundation.




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Brian W. Meehan, Ph.D.
112 Union Cemetery Rd, Unit 325                    336-260-7945
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926                       Meehbrian@hotmail.com


References

Dr. Bo Scales
Scales Biological Laboratory
220 Woodgate Drive, S.
Brandon MS 39042
601-825-3211
Scalesbio@aol.com

George Schiro
DNA Technical Leader
Acadiana Criminalistics Laboratory
5004 West Admiral Doyle Drive
New Iberia, LA 70560
337-365-6671
gjschiro@acadianacl.com

Kathryn Moyse
Genetic Analyst
Scales Biological laboratory
220 Woodgate Drive S.
Brandon, MS 39042
601-825-3211
Scalesbio@aol.com

Dr. Dan Demers
Director
IntelliGenetics
24 New Orleand Rd., Suite 200
Hilton Head Island SC 29928
843-6831200

Dr Joe Bailey
Biology Instructor
Technical College of the Low Country
Beaufort , SC. 29902
800-768-8252



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