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Population Genetics and Statistics for Forensic Analysts


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Upon successful completion of this unit of instruction, the student shall be able to do the following:

  • Describe the importance and use of statistics and probability in the field of forensic science
  • Use at least one of the accepted statistical approaches to evaluate DNA data
  • Describe how DNA population databases are constructed and used

Watch a video on statistical probabilities presented by Greggory LaBerge.

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