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Emerging DNA Techniques

Mark W. Perlin, Ph.D. Cybergenetics, Barbara Rae-Venter, J.D., Ph.D. Genetic Genealogy, Ellen Greytak, Ph.D. Parabon NanoLabs, Steven Armentrout, Ph.D. Parabon NanoLabs
Mar 14, 2018

Dr. Mark W. Perlin, Cybergenetics, discussed the use of DNA mixture evidence to solve sexual assault cases and the importance of uploading the profiles obtained from a mixed sample to a DNA database. Dr. Barbara Rae-Venter, Genetic Genealogy, highlighted the use of autosomal DNA in cold case sexual assault investigations and how to apply it to an example case. Dr. Ellen Greytak, Parabon NanoLabs, discussed the benefits of DNA phenotyping when applied to criminal investigations through the use of their software, Snapshot.