Daily Archives: May 22, 2012

New Andover lab to start DNA tests in fall

Minnesota
Plans are in place to make the Tri-County Regional Forensic Laboratory in Andover the state’s next accredited DNA testing facility.

Eureka Genomics Awarded Multi Year Contract to Assist Military Laboratory With DNA Sequencing

HERCULES, Calif., May 21, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Based on collaborative work done for the past twelve months with the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL), Eureka Genomics has been awarded a multi-year contract with AFDIL to provide forensic service support that should advance efforts to identify unknown remains from the Korean War.

Texas Experiences Backlog of Untested Rape Kits

Because funding to conduct testing is lacking, a backlog of untested kits to pile up in evidence storerooms across the state

DDC Announces Harvard University Partnership


DDC (DNA Diagnostics Center), one of the largest DNA testing companies in the world, announces its new partnership with Dr. Pelish and the Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department at Harvard University to authenticate cell lines used in its research projects. DDC is also proud to announce university affiliations with the University of Virginia’s Department of Pathology and the University of Iowa’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, among others.