Marie-Pierre Milon is the winner of the Best Poster Award 2009

The title of her awarded poster is ‘Orientation tests of saliva: Implementation in a Forensic Service ‘.

Marie-Pierre was born on September 5, 1979 in Avignon, France. She started her studies in cellular biology at the University of Marseille and in 2003 post-graduated in neuropsychology at the Toulouse University of Sciences. In 2005, she joined the Institut de Police Scientifique (IPS) of the University of Lausanne and in 2007 she obtained a Master’s degree in Forensic Sciences, identification mention. She made a master’s project about the application of 4-Methylumbelliferyl Phosphate for the semen detection.


There after, she became particularly interested in biological stains and in the same year, this led her to start a PhD in this field and more precisely in the vaginal stains detections. Since January 2009, she works contemporarily in the forensic service of the Police Cantonale Vaudoise in Lausanne, where she is principally charged of the development of a laboratory of biology, biological stains detection and statistical studies.