From May 21-23, 2013 at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas, The National Institute of Justice and the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (Participating Partners- RTI International and 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.
This 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