The 25th International Symposium on Human Identification is September 29-October 2, 2014 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, Arizona.
Exhibit and you’ll reach decision makers who purchase products and services related to all aspects of forensic DNA. Upwards of 800 forensic scientists from around the world are expected to attend the symposium to learn about the latest trends in forensic science.
Genome ID Group LLC has established a state-of-the-art laboratory facility, known as The Center for Advanced Forensic DNA Analysis (CAFDA) at 2305 Executive Park Circle. The center is a full-service forensic genomics laboratory, offering advanced analysis of biological evidence from crime scenes. It is one of a few private laboratories in the United States that does DNA analysis, executive director Randy Nagy said.
The Mountain View-based 23andMe has decided to offer refunds to customers who recently paid $99 to have the company analyze a portion of their DNA and calculate their risk of developing about 250 medical conditions.
Twenty five years ago, DNA evidence was used for the first time in a Canadian courtroom in Edmonton.
Butte County is one of eight California counties that offers a new service that will process and analyze DNA evidence in sexual assault cases within 15 days, rather than taking months or years.
The program began Wednesday in the emergency departments of Enloe Medical Center in Chico, Oroville Hospital and Feather River Hospital in Paradise.
L AFAYETTE — The crime lab that analyzes DNA, blood, fingerprints and other evidence for Acadiana law enforcement agencies faces an uncertain future if more money cannot be found to shore up the lab’s budget.
“We don’t have the revenue to make it through 2015,” Acadiana Criminalistics Laboratory Director Kevin Ardoin said.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A bill that would expand the authority of police in Pennsylvania to take DNA samples from many suspects before they are convicted of crimes won approval from a key legislative panel Tuesday.
The House Judiciary Committee approved it, 23-2, but only after making changes to reflect criticism that the proposed DNA sampling would be too broad and invasive.
In the time it takes to watch the average movie, Bensalem Police can have the test results of DNA samples.
Belgium needs a universal DNA database to fight crime with samples to be taken from every newborn baby or foreigner who enters the country, a senior Belgian justice official has said.
In August 2003, Jayann Sepich lived every parent’s worst nightmare: Her 22-year-old daughter Katie had been murdered. The MBA student at the University of New Mexico was brutally raped, sodomized and strangled. Her body was set on fire. Target shooters found her partially clothed corpse at an abandoned dump site.