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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Mykal Gernaat, M.A.

Lecturer of Forensic Science

Mykal Gernaat, M.A.

Lecturer of Forensic Science
Forensic Science

Hometown: Missoula, MT

Education History: MA in Forensic Anthropology from University of Montana & Doctorate in Forensic Science in progress through Oklahoma State University

Courses Taught:

FSC 201 Introduction to Forensic Science

FSC 310 Impressions Evidence

FSC 320 Patterned Evidence

FSC 330 Blood, DNA and Body Fluids

FSC 340 Forensic Biology

FSC 350 Forensic Chemistry

FSC 360 Physical Evidence Lab Analysis

FSC 430 Forensic Anthropology

FSC 499 Senior Capstone

GSC 110 Contemporary Physical Sciences

GSC 121 Earth and Space Science

BIO 103 Structure and Function of the Human Body

Areas of Scholarship: Presented at the Girls in STEM Day for the Great Falls middle schools -Led Forensic Science activities for the local Girl Scouts -Presented a Forensics lecture to the Great Falls Rotary Club

Campus and Community Involvement: Currently serve on the Faculty Resource and Development committee -Responsible for planning the annual UP Undergraduate Research Symposium -Member of the American Academy of Forensic Science

Advice for Students: It is ok to not know what you want to be when you grow up on the 1st day of college -Remember to hydrate and get some sleep

Hobbies: Gardening, travelling, attending Griz football games, hunting for Dino bones with my kids