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Principles of Forensic DNA for Officers of the Court

Module Objectives Review

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If you have successfully completed Module 8, you should be able to:

  • Identify the characteristics of mtDNA and how it relates to nuclear DNA.
  • Understand the significance of mtDNA laboratory analysis and potential reportable outcomes.
  • Recognize scientific and legal issues that affect use of mtDNA laboratory analysis results.
  • Understand the significance and appropriate use of Y-STR analysis.

You have successfully completed Module 8, Mitochondrial DNA & Y-STR Analysis. Click "Forward" to proceed to Module 9, Forensic DNA Databases.

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