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SAKI TTA Webinar: Emerging DNA Techniques
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 5:45:00 PM UTC - 7:30:00 PM UTC
Duration: 1 hour(s) 45 minute(s)
SAKI TTA will host a webinar titled 'Emerging DNA Techniques' on Wednesday, March 14 from 2:00-3:30 PM EST. Doors will open at 1:45 PM EST.
This webinar will highlight innovative technologies for use in DNA forensics.  Emerging DNA Techniques will feature presentations from Cybergenetics, Genetic Genealogy, and Parabon NanoLabs. 

Dr. Mark W. Perlin, Cybergenetics, will discuss 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, will highlight the use of autosomal DNA in cold case sexual assault investigations and apply it to an example case.

Dr. Ellen Greytak and Dr. Steven Armentrout, Parabon NanoLabs, will discuss the benefits of DNA phenotyping when applied to criminal investigations through the use of their software, Snapshot.


Multiple Presenters
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


This project was supported by Grant No. 2015-AK-BX-K021 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.