Forensic experts representing the research, engineering and law enforcement communities convened at the 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans in February. Hosted by the American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS), the conference showcased the latest technical and scientific advancements to elevate accuracy, precision and specificity in the forensic sciences. Key highlights included:
Why perform Y-screening?
AAFS Session on Body Fluid Identification and Non-Human Screening: Sexual Assault Processing. Presentation B104: Validation of a Novel Sperm Lysis Protocol to Improve Sexual Assault Triaging. Thursday, Feb. 16 from 3:40 – 3:55 pm.
Opportunity to meet with MicroGEM staff and scientists to talk about rapid DNA extraction and sperm lysis for Y screening and see the PDQeX on display.
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