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Next Generation DNA Technologies

Event Dates
All times are Eastern Time unless noted otherwise.
Event Duration
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

Contact Information
To ask questions about this course or for help with registration or login, contact the Forensic Science Technology Center of Excellence.

Event Type
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
NIJ Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (RTI International)
Bruce Budowle, Ph.D.
Institute of Applied Genetics, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Registration Status
​Free and open to all. 
Date Created: January 1, 2014