We know that you have many options when it comes to forensic DNA publications, and we were gratified by your response to the inaugural issue of The ISHI Report. We are excited to announce the release of the July issue and look forward to hearing your feedback.
Written by: Tara Luther, Promega
The July issue features articles contributed by several of the workshop and general session speakers, bringing you a sneak peek of the topics that will be covered at the 30th International Symposium on Human Identification this September.
Inside this issue, you’ll find:
An interview with Sacramento Coroner Kimberly Gin and Richard Selden, Chief Science Officer of ANDE who explain how Rapid DNA was used to speed the identification of victim remains from the devastating Paradise Camp Fire in California last year.
Leaders in the field of genetic genealogy will answer questions about how the new GEDmatch opt in policy will affect genealogical searches and efforts to solve cold cases.
Amanda (Mandy) Sozer gives her perspective as a business owner on the intersection between DNA forensics and government policies.
Athina Vidaki from Erasmus Medical University gives an overview of the topics that will be covered during this year’s panel discussion on the most promising techniques on the horizon for DNA analysis.
There is much more in this issue, including details on how touch DNA is being used to combat poaching and a personal look at the team who organizes the annual ISHI meeting.
Let us know how you like our publication and feel free to reach out if you would like to suggest a topic for a future issue or contribute an article.
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