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Forensic Analysis of DNA

  • PHA 6851 Forensic Analysis of DNA

    Credits: 3
    Tuition: $1,725


    Description

    This course will introduce students to the identification and evaluation of biological evidence in criminal matters using DNA technologies. This includes methods routinely used for the isolation of DNA from cells and techniques applied to DNA quantitation, electrophoretic separation, sequence determination, as well as data interpretation, analysis and reporting.

    Prerequisites

    Please review our recommended course order.

    Topics

    Module Topic
    Module 1 DNA Introduction
    Module 2 Quality Assurance and Performance Optimization
    Module 3 DNA Isolation
    Module 4 Assessment of Extracted DNA and Amplification
    Module 5 Introduction to Data Collection and Interpretation
    Module 6 Significance of a Match and Calculating Statistics
    Module 7 Evaluation and Triage of DNA Samples
    Module 8 Paternity and Identification

    Required Materials

    Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Methodology
    Author John Butler
    1st Edition, August 4, 2011
    ISBN 9780123745132

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