Forensic Investigative Genetic Genealogy – Part I

Forensic Investigative Genetic Genealogy – Part I

JFS Forensic Lab Talks Seminar

Forensic Investigative Genetic Genealogy – Part I
Branching Out - The Use of FIGG in Forensic Investigations; From the Science to the Solutions

This presentation will address the scientific foundations of FIGG by exploring key concepts such as the DNA sequencing technologies available and the principles of genetic genealogy and kinship analysis to identify genetic relationships between individuals. The overall workflow involved in a FIGG investigation will be covered, highlighting the key steps and methodologies employed, with a focus on best practices for each step. Associated ethical and privacy concerns will be discussed, emphasizing the need to protect both public safety and individual privacy rights.

SPEAKER

Dr. Claire Glynn, Professor, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, University of New Haven, CT

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