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An Automated Single Cell Separation Technique to Improve Mixture Deconvolution

Thursday, November 12th, 2020 1:00:00 PM ET – 2:00:00 PM ET Duration: 1 hour Although the interpretation of mixed DNA samples is commonplace in forensic analyses, complex samples often present interpretational challenges. These complexities are introduced through a variety of…
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NIJ and Rutgers University: Advancing Mixture Interpretation Analysis with NOCIt

Report Date Published September 2020 Introduction DNA samples recovered from crime scenes often contain at least two contributors. Complex forensic DNA mixture interpretation can be challenging and requires computational advancements that support its use. Using forensic probabilistic tools to identify…
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Just Forensic Genetic Genealogy and GEDmatch:  Verogen’s Approach

In this Forensic Science Week special episode, Just Science interviews Brett Williams, the CEO of Verogen, about the GEDmatch database, how it can be used by law enforcement to perform forensic genealogy searches for investigative leads, and the short- and long-term plans Verogen has for…