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Next Generation DNA Technologies

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420 minutes

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


Date Created: January 1, 2014