Luke Ryan, Queensland Health, Forensic, and Scientific Services, discusses the usefulness of biogeographical ancestry and externally visible traits using NGS for generating investigative leads in criminal casework.
Dr. Marta Diepenbroek, Institute of Legal Medicine, Munich, describes her validation of the custom Molecular identi-kit, which combines ancestry-informative autosomal and Y-chromosomal SNPs with phenotype prediction.
Executive Director Soizic Le-Gunier discusses how Institute Genetics Nantes Atlantique (IGNA) uses the various technology options and how SNP genotyping will have an impact in the future.
Jennifer Churchill, PhD, Research Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas, provides guidance for bringing mtDNA analysis into casework operations.
Walther Parson, PhD, from the Institute of Legal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, discusses a number of cases his lab has worked on using mtDNA analysis to make critical identifications.