Drew Reams
Forensics Academy Instructor


Professor Drew Reams brings his students into the “real life” world of criminologists as an instructor in the Summer Academies for High School Students program. He is a professor of biological sciences at Sacramento State and heads the Forensics Academy, showing students how forensic biology can solve crimes and how CSI really works.

Reams has been a geneticist for 20 years and teaches undergraduate courses in genetics and forensic biology. He is the program adviser of two Sacramento State research labs: a bacterial genetics research lab and a forensic biology research lab, which focuses on unsolved problems in forensics.