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NIJ R&D Webinar Now Available On-Demand

In January 2017, the National Institute of Justice hosted a webinar that provided details and guidance for potential applicants to the NIJ's Forensic Science Research and Development for Criminal Justice Purposes Program. The full video, transcript, and slides from that presentation are now available on-demand from the NIJ website.

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NDIS DNA Profiles Include More Data in 2017

With the start of the new year, forensic labs across the country are realizing a big change in the way they generate DNA profiles, the genetic fingerprints so useful in solving crimes and identifying the remains of missing persons. Forensic experts produce DNA profiles by extracting genetic material from blood or other biological evidence and analyzing sites in the DNA called markers.

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First and Only DNA Analyst Online Training Receives Update

The National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC) has released the only DNA analyst online training with updates to conform to and include the latest FBI Quality Assurance Standards (QAS), new techniques and technologies. The program is used as the knowledge base for new analysts in the laboratory, and can also be offered as supplement to university course work.

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Microbial Forensics Report

A report released in December 2016 summarizes a three-part webinar series on microbial forensic investigations, as well as the reception of the series by the forensic community.

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OSAC Conference Registration Opens

The National Institute of Standards and Technology recently announced that registration for the 2017 OSAC Conference, coinciding with the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, is now open.

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Registration Open: NIJ's Forensic Science R&D Symposium

Onsite registration for the National Institute of Justice's Forensic Science R&D Symposium opened earlier this month. The symposium is a free and open meeting where attendees can learn about NIJ-funded research across a variety of forensic science areas.

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Image Clarification Workflow

A FEW WEEKS AGO, I received a call from Ocean Systems asking if I would like to beta test their newest software—ClearID v2.0 Image Clarification Workflow. The new progam has filters that were designed for use with Adobe’s Photoshop graphics-editing program.

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