Introduction

ASCLD Webinar Series: DNA Discipline

ASCLD Webinar Series: DNA Discipline

Overview

This course serves as an overview of the DNA discipline for the crime laboratory administration. This webinar provided non-DNA analysts who manage this discipline as part of a forensic laboratory or supervise members within this field, a basic overview of the analysis performed. This webinar also discussed discipline specific administrative challenges and addressed current issues and/or challenges facing the forensic science community in the discipline.

Presenters

  • Kris Deters
  • Catherine Knutson

Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence webinar has been provided by the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this webinar are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the U.S. Department of Justice.

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