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Probabilistic Genotyping of Evidentiary DNA Typing Results - Module 3: Probabilistic Genotyping Software and Output

Event Dates
May 22, 2019, 12:00 pm EDT - May 22, 2019, 4:00 pm EDT
Event Duration
4 hours

Over a dozen probabilistic genotyping software programs are commercially available or accessible as freeware. This module presents an instructive overview by software developers of three programs that are supported by published developmental validation. Instructors will impart the inner workings of the software with the goal of facilitating understanding of the computing approach and other features, parameter settings, mathematical and population genetic components of the likelihood ratio calculation, and the means of addressing allelic variance, artifacts, peak sharing, allele dropout and drop-in, DNA degradation, inhibition and other profile features. The programs will be demonstrated, and output files will be explained along with any diagnostic tools to aid in the analysis of output data.

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
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
NIJ Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (RTI International)
Registration Dates
May 22, 2019
Registration Status
​Free and open to all.
Date Created: May 7, 2019