Since 1983, the FSRTC has hosted international symposia at the Academy on such pertinent topics as forensic immunology, mass disasters and crime scene reconstruction, and trace evidence.(21) FSRTC personnel provide operational assistance to other crime laboratories and make information available through the Forensic Science Information Resource System(22) and the Crime Laboratory Digest,(23) a semiannual journal published by the FBI Laboratory that provides timely articles on technical and scientific data and methodology to an audience of nearly 5,000 crime laboratories and law enforcement agencies.(24)
FSRTC personnel also support the FBI's Evidence Response Teams (ERT).
The Visiting Scientist Program organizes projects conducted jointly by incoming scientists and FSRTC staff.