The kind of agencies that employ DNA analysts are also the kind that can’t afford to compromise their mission. Redirecting a seasoned analyst to train a new hire risks a slow-down in processing DNA samples—or exacerbating an existing case backlog. That’s why the National Forensic Science Technology Center at Florida International University helps eliminate those…Read more
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InnoGenomics never misses a visit to the American Academy of Forensic Sciences’ Annual Scientific Meeting. The next one is coming up on February 17-22., and we’re sharing our “can’t miss” sessions in this blog post. With InnoGenomics’ focus on forensic DNA challenges, much of the conference content below focuses on that issue. But we’ve also…Read more
A guest blog by Ryan Gutierrez, PhD candidate, Sam Houston State University Though commonly found at crime scenes, hair’s reputation as a low-quality forensic sample results in this tissue being underutilized as evidence. Rootless hair shafts, with their low template and degraded DNA, are particularly challenging. Alternative forensic testing workflows, however, can recover genetic material…Read more
The International Symposium on Human Identification is right around the corner. As the largest annual meeting focused on DNA forensics, ISHI is essential attendance for InnoGenomics staff. This year, we’re interested in hearing from the experts on the extraction of genetic material from mixtures and other challenging samples. We’re also eager for insights on how…Read more
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