Daily Archives: July 16, 2012

AIBioTech Purchases Mitotyping Technologies

RICHMOND, Va., Jul 16, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — AIBioTech, LLC and Fairfax Identity Laboratories (FIL) announced today the purchase of Mitotyping Technologies, LLC, one of the oldest and most experienced companies in the Forensic DNA analysis market. Mitotyping is devoted to the forensic applications of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) analysis and operates out of State College, Pennsylvania. AIBioTech plans to operate Mitotyping as a Division of FIL keeping all operations in State College.

Crime labs catch up on DNA tests

About 18 years ago, just as DNA testing in the criminal justice system was becoming vogue, the Indiana State Police’s Laboratory Division received samples to examine from about 250 cases.