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2009 UNTHSC Training Proposal

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2009, $886,958)

The University of North Texas Center for Human Identification (UNTCHI) will host two 2½ day trainings. The program is designed specifically for training in missing persons and unidentified decedents. They intend on improving upon their 2008 training programs with emphasis on the proper specimen collection, evidence storage and sample submission, forensic identification analysis, basic genetic principles with respect to the selection of family reference samples, understanding CODIS and its requirements, data-basing of critical anthropologic and genetic information and significance and limitations of the genetic data for case disposition. ca/ncf
Date Created: September 20, 2009