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Forensic Biology & DNA

2016 NIJ Forensic Science Research and Development Symposium
Event Dates
Event Duration
1 hour

NIJ hosts the annual Forensic Science Research and Development Symposium so that you can learn about NIJ-funded research across a variety of forensic science areas.

The NIJ Forensic Research and Development program funds basic or applied projects that will increase the body of knowledge to guide and inform forensic science policy and practice, or result in the production of useful materials, devices, systems, or methods that have the potential for forensic application.

In this recorded event, you will hear:

  • A Hybrid Machine Learning Approach for DNA Mixture Interpretation - Michael Marciano Award: 2014-DN-BX-K029
  • Delivery of a Microfluidic Acoustic Sperm Cell Trapping Prototype for Rapid Processing of Sexual Assault Evidence - James Landers Award: 2013-NE-BX-K027
  • Isolation of Sperm DNA Through Protamine Capture - Patrick Spooner presenting for Michael Gerdes Award: 2014-DN-BX-K017
  • Robust STR Calling High-throughput Sequencing Technologies - Yaniv Erlich Award: 2014-DN-BX-K089
  • Measuring Rates of mtDNA Heteroplasmy and Assessing Transmission of Variants - Mitchell Holland Award: 2014-DN-BX-K022

You also can view recordings of presentations from past events.


Date Created: March 22, 2016