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New SWGDAM Recommendations on Communicating Likelihood Ratios

Event Dates
October 18, 2018, 1:00 pm EDT - October 18, 2018, 3:00 pm EDT
Event Duration
2 hours
Location
Online

SWGDAM recently issued recommendations on genotyping results reported as likelihood ratios, designed to promote consistency among laboratories. Members of the committee will discuss the recommendations and their foundations.

As the U.S. is transitioning toward probabilistic genotyping as a means of interpreting forensic DNA typing results and assigning statistical weight, the Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods (SWGDAM) has published recommendations on the reporting of likelihood ratios (LRs). In this webinar, members of the SWGDAM working group will introduce the recommendations and impart the historical perspective, reasoning and empirical data considered in their development.

Contact Information

If you have questions about this course or difficulty with login or registration, contact the Forensic Science Technology Center of Excellence.

Event Type
Webinar
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
Host(s)
NIJ Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (RTI International)
Registration Dates
October 9, 2018 - October 18, 2018
Registration Status
Open
Eligibility
​Free and open to all.
Date Created: October 9, 2018