Introduction

ASCLD Webinar Series: DNA Standards and Guidelines Part 2

ASCLD Webinar Series: DNA Standards and Guidelines Part 2

This webinar originally occurred on May 25, 2017
Duration: 2 hours

Overview

Forensic DNA Analysis, and in particular interpreting complex DNA mixtures and calculating statistics, can be challenging. The technology is ever more sensitive and analysts are testing a wider variety of samples than ever before. The Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods (SWGDAM) is tasked with ensuring the FBI’s Quality Assurance Standards (QAS) for DNA Testing and Databasing Laboratories are current and continue to ensure quality operations as technology changes. Jocelyn Carlson, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Chair of QAS revision committee will be presenting on the efforts of FBI and SWGDAM to revise the standards.

A certificate of completion is available for all who register and attend this webinar.

Presenter

  • Jocelyn Carlson

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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