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Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court

04 Introduction to the Forensic DNA Laboratory Protocol

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Upon completion of Module 4, you will be able to:

  • Understand and summarize the history and development of forensic DNA analysis.
  • Recognize and understand the processes used in the laboratory for conducting a forensic DNA analysis.
  • Identify the types of forensic DNA laboratories across the country and their capabilities.

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