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Christopher Maguire

Director, ForGenetica Consultants Ltd.

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Christopher Maguire

Director, ForGenetica Consultants Ltd.

Dr. Christopher Maguire is the Director of ForGenetica Consultants Ltd. He received his BA with Honors in Biochemistry from the University of York, his PhD in Molecular Enzymology from the University of Bristol, and his MBA with Distinction from the University of Bradford School of Management. Dr. Maguire is a forensic scientist with more than 35 years’ experience.  He is motivated by challenges and finding innovative solutions to casework issues, and has a track record of enterprise knowledge transfer and commercialization of forensic innovations. Dr. Maguire is interested in implementation of technology or changed processes to impact organizational efficiency.

Dr. Maguire worked in the UK Forensic Science Service in a variety of casework and managerial roles, and specialized in the use of DNA profiling for human identification: relationship analysis, missing persons, disaster victim identification, familial searching of DNA databases, DVI casework included. He developed & produced DNA expert system software for DNA databases (FSS-iD), DNA mixture interpretation (FSS-i3 and FSS-iLoCo), and Relationship Analysis (FSS-ibd). He is currently working on validation and verification of DNA relationship analysis software (GPS-ibd and GPS-Progeny) for use in ISO 17025 laboratory environments