Next Generation DNA Technologies

Next Generation DNA Technologies


The Forensic Technology Center of Excellence, with Participating Partners- University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, held the Technology Transition Workshop: A DNA Revolution – Next Generation Technologies The goal of this workshop was to disseminate new and innovative technical and scientific knowledge on next generation DNA sequencing technologies to forensic laboratory practitioners. The 3-day workshop focused on scientific advancements in DNA analysis methodologies, with discussion of potential applications in forensic identification. Topics discussed included:

• Sample Processing
• Rapid STR Profiling
• Second Generation Sequencing
• Sequencing Library Preparation

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


  • Bruce Budowle
  • Paul Kotturri
  • Jeff Hickey
  • Joseph Chang
  • Jai Shewale
  • Kimberly Huston
  • Kathy Stephens

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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