DNA 101:Demystifying CODIS and DNA Profiles for Victim Service Providers
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This webinar recording provides information about forensic DNA testing process and how forensic DNA profiles are generated from evidence and matched through the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). Hear how CODIS functions in forensic crime laboratories in the United States, its architecture, and eligibility requirements for DNA samples (offender, crime scene, missing persons), and learn about the various types of DNA analysis that can be performed by crime labs. Concerns about genetic privacy, including what information forensic DNA profiles contain and who is authorized by federal law to have access to the national database are also discussed. View slides.