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NIJ Training Course for Forensic DNA Officers of the Court: Allelic Dropout

An interactive tool used to supplement the NIJ online training course entitled 'Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court', as outlined in the second learning module, 'Introduction to the Forensic DNA Laboratory Protocol'. This brief animation defines how the occurrence of allelic dropout in forensic DNA analysis can make the interpretation of the data difficult and may result in an improper reporting of the DNA profile. 

Date Published: August 5, 2020