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Kimberly Sturk-Andreaggi

Research Scientist, Emerging Technologies Section, Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory

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Kimberly Sturk-Andreaggi

Research Scientist, Emerging Technologies Section, Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory

Kimberly Sturk-Andreaggi has worked in the Emerging Technologies (formerly Research) Section at the Armed Forces DNA Identification Laboratory (AFDIL) since 2004. She received her undergraduate degree in Bioengineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2003, and her Master of Forensic Sciences from the George Washington University in 2005. She is currently working on her doctoral degree in Forensic Genetics through the University of Uppsala (Sweden). Over her tenure at the AFDIL, Ms. Sturk-Andreaggi has contributed to and managed various projects including mitochondrial DNA coding region SNP panels, species identification, low template techniques, automated processing and the development of population databases. More recently her focus has been on the use of next-generation or massively parallel sequencing for human identification.