The ISHI Report

News from the World of DNA Forensics

Articles Include:

  • Rapid DNA Technology: Driving the Development of Local DNA Databases
  • An Interview with Peter de Knijff: A Pioneer in Forensic DNA
  • A Sordid History of Love, Scandal, and Triumph in San Antonio: The Hotel Emma
  • New Forensic DNA Book on Assigning Likelihood Ratios has Genesis in ISHI Workshops
  • The Punjab Forensic Science Agency: Building a Model Agency from the Ground Up
  • An Update from The Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC)
  • Forensic Genetic Genealogy with GEDmatch
  • Portraits of Murder: The Most Prolific Serial Killer
  • An Interview with a Y-STR Analysis “Rockstar”, Dr. Lutz Roewer
  • ISHI 31 Workshops Announced
  • We’re Looking for the Next ISHI Student Ambassadors

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Articles Include:

  • The 30th International Symposium on Human Identification: Elevating DNA Forensics
  • Advancements in Technology are Warming Up Cold Cases
  • A Passion to Succeed: Women in Forensic Science
  • I’ve Got 99 Problems from Public Perception: Secondary Transfer, Genealogy, Rapid DNA, Mixtures and More
  • Telling the Stories of the Unidentified
  • An International Symposium of Celebrations: The Tenth Anniversary of the GCLAITH
  • An Update from the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC)
  • A Forensic Scientist’s Path to Transforming Stress
  • An Introduction to the Maxprep™ Liquid Handler
  • Pursuing Justice: The State of the Sexual Assault Backlog in the United States
  • Back to School: An Education on Advanced Degree Programs in Forensic Science

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Articles Include:

  • Guide to Interpreting and Reporting Contaminated Profiles
  • Using Rapid DNA to Quickly Provide Victim Identification in a Disaster Situation
  • What Does the Future Hold for Investigative Genealogy
  • New Advances in DNA Technology to Assist with Mass Casualty Disasters
  • Forensic DNA Processing Efficiencies Using a Novel Consumable Device and Automated Workflow
  • Presumed Guilty: Exonerating the Wrongfully Convicted
  • The Recovery of Human Touch DNA from Poached Rhinoceroses
  • What Does the Future Hold for Forensics?
  • Meet the ISHI Staff
  • Predict the Future of Forensics

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Articles include:

  • Reflections on Three Decades of Forensic Science: An Interview with Promega Founder and CEO, Bill Linton
  • Forensic Scientist of Note, Robin Cotton
  • Genetic Genealogy: What Your Second Cousin’s DNA May Say About You
  • To Catch a Predator: An Interview with Paul Holes
  • Using the YHRD Database for Casework Analysis
  • Entry-Level Coaching Inspires a Winning Culture
  • Forensic Genealogy: New Technology to Solve More Cases
  • Exploring the Biogeograhic Ancestry in the Absence of a DNA Database
  • Experience Old Hollywood’s Hidden Oasis: Palm Springs

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