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Eusebio López Reyes

DNA Database Administrator in Spain, Ministerio del Interior – Secretaría de Estado de Seguridad – Subdirección General de Sistemas de Información y Comunicaciones para la Seguridad

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Speaker

Eusebio López Reyes

DNA Database Administrator in Spain, Ministerio del Interior – Secretaría de Estado de Seguridad – Subdirección General de Sistemas de Información y Comunicaciones para la Seguridad

Eusebio López Reyes is the National Administrator of the DNA Database in Spain. He is the Supervisor and coordinator of the storage and search of genetic profiles provided at a national level in Spain by the institutions of the National Police, Civil Guard, Mossos de Escuadra, Ertzaintza, Navarra Provincial Police and the National Institute of Toxicology. Eusebio is the National Contact Point for the exchange of genetic profiles within the framework of the Prüm Treaty (Step I), analysis of coincidences and referral of the same to the user institutions. He is the Secretary of the Regulatory Committee and Coordinator of the National Management System of Identifiers Obtained from DNA (COMSIGENI), and is a member of the Working Group “Towards the Next Generation Prüm on DNA Data Exchange in the EU – 2019” in the development of new objectives set out in these exchanges. In addition, he is an active participant of the Bioethical Legal Group of the National Commission for the Forensic Use of DNA and is responsible for the drafting, and launch in the Secretary of State of the Annual Reports in Spain on the Police Database of Identifiers Obtained from DNA. He is the manager of the updating of CODIS Upgrades at the National level and coordinator at the Local level and is in control of backups in the Database of national genetic profiles, generated matches and advice from Local Institutions. He is the trainer of the local nodes in Spain in the handling of the CODIS software.