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DNA 101 for Law Enforcement Agencies: Archival
'DNA 101 for Law Enforcement Agencies' was presented Wednesday, March 29th from 1:00-2:30 PM EDT. This webinar discussed the basic science behind forensic DNA testing and reporting for sexual assault kits.
During the webinar 'DNA 101 for Law Enforcement Agencies,' participants learned the science behind forensic DNA testing and how it is performed on a sexual assault kit. 

Learning objectives included: Basic science behind forensic DNA testing - How DNA recovery is affected in a SAK - Typical crime laboratory workflows for processing SAKs - Interpreting common reporting statements.


Amy Jeanguenat
Amy Jeanguenat has spent her career working in the private forensic industry supporting efforts world-wide to prevent and eliminate DNA backlogs, refining operational logistics, and providing quality and technical system support. Mrs. Jeanguenat has a B.S. in Biology from Michigan State University and a Masters of Forensic Science from The George Washington University. Currently Mrs. Jeanguenat works as the principal consultant for Mindgen, LLC.

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.