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Andreas Tillmar

Forensic Geneticist, Department of Forensic Genetics, National Board of Forensic Medicine, Linköping, Sweden

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Andreas Tillmar

Forensic Geneticist, Department of Forensic Genetics, National Board of Forensic Medicine, Linköping, Sweden

Andreas Tillmar, PhD, works as a forensic geneticist at the Nation Board of Forensic Medicine, Sweden (80%) and as a senior lecturer and associated professor of forensic genetics at Linköping University, Sweden (20%). He is well experienced from working over 15 years in the field. During these years he has signed more than 10,000 reports on DNA-based paternity, kinship and missing person investigations. His current tasks include technical leadership mixed with R&D. His research is focused on various topics of forensic genetics such as applying new genetic polymorphisms for complex kinship testing, population genetics, applied biostatistics and most recently forensic DNA genealogy. He is the main, senior or co-author of more than 40 peer-reviewed articles. He is the chairman of the English Speaking Working Group (ESWG) of the International Society for Forensic Genetics (ISFG). A detailed CV can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/andreastillmar/cv.