Highlights from ISHI 30 in Palm Springs, CA

Keynote Speaker, Paul Holes, retired from the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office, relates the chilling story of the case that dogged him for over 20 years—the notorious Golden State Killer, who committed over 100 burglaries, more than 50 rapes and at least 13 murders from 1974 to 1986. You can watch his presentation here: https://youtu.be/SulGysw876I. 2019 saw continued interest in the power of genetic genealogy, and included the unveiling of new DOJ policy on how it should be used. Other topics included Rapid DNA, emerging technologies in the field, massively parallel sequencing, and much more!