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ASCLD Train the Director Series - Investigative Genetic Genealogy: Background and Crime Lab Strategy (Webinar)
January 23, 2020
National Institute of Justice (NIJ), U.S. Department of Justice
Forensic Technology Center of Excellence
1 p.m. ET
We will begin by discussing the theory and development of Investigative Genetic Genealogy, including some ethical and legal considerations raised by this technique.
Additionally, we'll explore the current status of case investigations, the impact on crime laboratories, implementation strategies, and recommendations for jurisdictions considering applying Investigative Genetic Genealogy to their unsolved cases.
Detailed Learning Objectives:
- Learn the definition and process of Investigative Genetic Genealogy and it's application to solving major unsolved crimes.
- Learn the bioethical implications of IGG.
- Learn the role of crime laboratories in IGG and potential implementation strategies.
- Learn decision points and considerations for a successful IGG program.
Dr. Ray Wickenheiser
Funding for this Forensic Technology Center of Excellence event has been provided by the National Institute of Justice.
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