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Jocelyn Carlson

DNA Quality Assurance Program Manager, DNA Support Unit, FBI Laboratory

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Jocelyn Carlson

DNA Quality Assurance Program Manager, DNA Support Unit, FBI Laboratory

Ms. Jocelyn Carlson serves as the chair of the Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods (SWGDAM) Quality Assurance (QA) Committee. In 2015, the SWGDAM QA committee was tasked with updating the Quality Assurance Standards for Forensic DNA Testing Laboratories and DNA Databasing Laboratories. Ms. Carlson has 15 years of experience in the forensic DNA field and has been with the FBI Laboratory for the last 9 years.  She was previously qualified as a Forensic Examiner in Serology and Nuclear DNA testing and currently manages the DNA Quality Assurance Program which supports both DNA casework and databasing operations for the FBI Laboratory.