Introduction

Familial DNA Searching: Current Approaches – Part IV

Familial DNA Searching: Current Approaches – Part IV

Overview

This four-part panel discussion series will elucidate the current landscape of policies and procedures addressing familial DNA searching. Part IV In this particular session, the discussion focused around current technical protocols including software considerations, candidate thresholds derived by likelihood ratio and allele counting, as well as addressing the number of candidates and subsequent analysis to reduce the number of potential candidates including the role of Y STR and mtDNA analysis.

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

Presenters

  • Patricia Melton
  • Bruce Budowle
  • Rockne P. Harmon
  • Christopher Maguire
  • Mitch Morrissey
  • Brad Jenkins
  • Chris Piwonka

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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