Editorial Board
Publication date: July 2021Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics, Volume 53Author(s): (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - June 12, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Massively parallel sequencing and capillary electrophoresis of a novel panel of falcon STRs: concordance with minisatellite DNA profiles from historical wildlife crime
Publication date: Available online 10 June 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Jordan Beasley, Guy Shorrock, Rita Neumann, Celia A. May, Jon H. Wetton (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - June 12, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

International Wildlife Trafficking: a perspective on the challenges and potential forensic genetics solutions
Publication date: Available online 8 June 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Utpal Smart, Jennifer Churchill Cihlar, Bruce Budowle (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - June 10, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Influence of ink and smoke ATM security systems on dactyloscopy and subsequent DNA analysis after detonation
Publication date: Available online 6 June 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Margot De Smet, Kato Ramaekers, Elke Verhoeven, Steve Vermeulen, Bram Bekaert (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - June 7, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Development and validation of an mRNA-based multiplex body fluid identification workflow and a rectal mucosa marker pilot study
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Malte Bamberg, Lisa Dierig, Galina Kulstein, Sebastian N. Kunz, Max Schmidt, Thorsten Hadrys, Peter Wiegand (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 30, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Progress in forensic bone DNA analysis: lessons learned from ancient DNA
Publication date: Available online 29 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Michael Hofreiter, Jiri Sneberger, Martin Pospisek, Daniel Vanek (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 30, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Forensic Proteomics
Publication date: Available online 27 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Glendon J. Parker, Heather E. McKiernan, Kevin M. Legg, Zachary C. Goecker (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 28, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Determination of shedder status: A comparison of two methods involving cell counting in fingerprints and the DNA analysis of handheld tubes
Publication date: Available online 28 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Helen Johannessen, Peter Gill, Arne Roseth, Ane Elida Fonneløp (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 28, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Assessing time dependent changes in microbial composition of biological crime scene traces using microbial RNA markers
Publication date: Available online 25 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Andrea Patrizia Salzmann, Natasha Arora, Giancarlo Russo, Susanne Kreutzer, Lars Snipen, Cordula Haas (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 25, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Development and implementation of a STR based forensic typing system for moose (Alces alces)
Publication date: Available online 24 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Zijian Sim, Lindsey Monderman, Denise Hildebrand, Thomas Packer, Richard M. Jobin (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 24, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Second ghep-isfg exercise for dvi: “dna-led” victims’ identification in a simulated air crash
Publication date: Available online 19 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Carlos M Vullo, Laura Catelli, Adriana A. Ibarra Rodriguez, Aikaterini Papaioannou, J. Carlos Álvarez Merino, AM Lopez-Parra, Aníbal Gaviria, Carlos Baeza-Richer, Carola Romanini, Esperanza González-Moya, Ferran Casals, Francesc Calafell, Gabriela Berardi, Gian Carlo Iannacone, Gloria C. Vicuña Giraldo, Gulbanu K Zorba, Ilaria Boschi, Jane Valdivia Olarte, Juan E. Ruiz Gomez, Juan Pablo Acierno (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 20, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Geographical and linguistic structure in the people of Kenya demonstrated using 21 autosomal STRs
Publication date: Available online 19 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Jane Mbithe Muinde, Devi R. Chandra Bhanu, Rita Neumann, Richard Okoth Oduor, Wangu Kanja, Joseph Kagunda Kimani, Marion W. Mutugi, Lisa Smith, Mark A. Jobling, Jon H. Wetton (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 19, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Resolution of Mitochondrial DNA Mixtures using a Probe Capture Next Generation Sequencing System and Phylogenetic-based Software
Publication date: Available online 19 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Mary Wisner, Henry Erlich, Shelly Shih, Cassandra Calloway (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 19, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Validation of the Verogen ForenSeq™ DNA Signature Prep kit/Primer Mix B for phenotypic and biogeographical ancestry predictions using the Micro MiSeq® Flow Cells
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Chantal J. Frégeau (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 16, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluating DNA evidence possibly involving multiple (mixed) samples, common donors and related contributors
Publication date: Available online 15 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Maarten Kruijver, Duncan Taylor, Jo-Anne Bright (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 16, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Genetic Relationships of Southwest Asian and Mediterranean Populations
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Kenneth K. Kidd, Ozlem Bulbul, Cemal Gurkan, Mustafa Dogan, Serkan Dogan, Pavlos I. Neophytou, Lotfi Cherni, David Gurwitz, William C. Speed, Michael Murtha, Judith R. Kidd, Andrew J. Pakstis (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 14, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

The Prevalence and Persistence of Saliva in Vehicles
Publication date: Available online 14 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Patrick Kelly, Edward Connolly (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 14, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Assessment of the ANDE 6C Rapid DNA system and investigative biochip for the processing of calcified and muscle tissue
Publication date: July 2021Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics, Volume 53Author(s): April M. Manzella, Kathryn M. Carte, Sheria L. King, Lilliana I. Moreno (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 14, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Identification and molecular characterisation of an unusually short allele at the SE33 (ACTBP2) locus resulting in a putative tri-allelic pattern at a flanking marker
Publication date: Available online 12 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Maria Bonito, Eugenia D’Atanasio, Beniamino Trombetta, Francesco Cannone, Andrea Berti, Fulvio Cruciani (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 12, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Getting the conclusive lead with investigative genetic genealogy – A successful case study of a 16 year old double murder in Sweden
Publication date: Available online 8 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Andreas Tillmar, Siri Aili Fagerholm, Jan Staaf, Peter Sjölund, Ricky Ansell (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 9, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Assessment of the ANDE 6 C Rapid DNA system and Investigative Biochip for the processing of calcified and muscle tissue
Publication date: Available online 7 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): April M. Manzella, Kathryn M. Carte, Sheria L. King, Lilliana I. Moreno (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 8, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Degradation of human mRNA transcripts over time as an indicator of the time since deposition (TsD) in biological crime scene traces
Publication date: Available online 4 May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Andrea Patrizia Salzmann, Giancarlo Russo, Susanne Kreutzer, Cordula Haas (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - May 4, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Development of two age estimation models for buccal swab samples based on 3 CpG sites analyzed with pyrosequencing and minisequencing
Publication date: July 2021Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics, Volume 53Author(s): Kristina Schwender, Olivia Holländer, Steve Klopfleisch, Maria Eveslage, Moritz Fabian Danzer, Heidi Pfeiffer, Marielle Vennemann (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 30, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Technical in-depth comparison of two massive parallel DNA-sequencing methods for formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue from victims of sudden cardiac death
Publication date: Available online 26 April 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Emma Adolfsson, Alvida Qvick, Henrik Gréen, Daniel Kling, Cecilia Gunnarsson, Jon Jonasson, Anna Gréen (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 27, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Development of two age estimation models for buccal swab samples based on 3 cpg sites analysed with pyrosequencing and minisequencing
Publication date: Available online 25 April 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Kristina Schwender, Olivia Holländer, Steve Klopfleisch, Maria Eveslage, Moritz Fabian Danzer, Heidi Pfeiffer, Marielle Vennemann (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 26, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Making decisions in missing person identification cases with low statistical power
Publication date: Available online 20 April 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Franco L. Marsico, Magnus D. Vigeland, Thore Egeland, Mariana Herrera Piñero (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 21, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Can a reference ‘match’ an evidence profile if these have no loci in common?
Publication date: July 2021Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics, Volume 53Author(s): Duncan Taylor, John Buckleton (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 21, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Beyond simple kinship and identification: aDNA analyses from a 17th-19th century crypt in Germany
Publication date: July 2021Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics, Volume 53Author(s): Amelie Alterauge, Sandra Lösch, Andrea Sulzer, Mario Gysi, Cordula Haas (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 17, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluation of promega powerseq™ auto/y systems prototype on an admixed sample of rio de janeiro, brazil: population data, sensitivity, stutter and mixture studies
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Rodrigo Moura-Neto, Jonathan L. King, Isadora Mello, Victor Dias, Benjamin Crysup, August E. Woerner, Bruce Budowle, Rosane Silva (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 7, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

The importance of considering common sources of unknown DNA when evaluating findings given activity level propositions
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Duncan Taylor, Luke Volgin, Bas Kokshoorn, Christophe Champod (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 7, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Prediction of eye, hair and skin colour in latin americans
Publication date: Available online 6 April 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Sagnik Palmal, Kaustubh Adhikari, Javier Mendoza-Revilla, Macarena Fuentes-Guajardo, Caio C. Silva de Cerqueira, Betty Bonfante, Juan Camilo Chacón-Duque, Anood Sohail, Malena Hurtado, Valeria Villegas, Vanessa Granja, Claudia Jaramillo, William Arias, Rodrigo Barquera Lozano, Paola Everardo-Martínez, Jorge Gómez-Valdés, Hugo Villamil-Ramírez, Tábita Hünemeier, Virginia Ramallo, Maria-Laura Parolin (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 6, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Editorial Board
Publication date: May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics, Volume 52Author(s): (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 2, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

A Novel Approach to Combatting Proboscidean Ivory Trafficking using a Multiplex High-Resolution Melt (M-HRM) Assay
Publication date: Available online 1 April 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Kelly L. Carrothers, Lauren E. Goodmiller, Mark J. McLellan, Ashley M. Spicer (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - April 1, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

An LR framework incorporating sensitivity analysis to model multiple direct and secondary transfer events on skin surface
Publication date: Available online 27 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Peter Gill, Øyvind Bleka, Arne Roseth, Ane Elida Fonneløp (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 28, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Oxycodone findings and CYP2D6 function in postmortem cases
Publication date: Available online 26 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Gerd Jakobsson, Ronja Larsson, Lucia Pellè, Robert Kronstrand, Henrik Gréen (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 28, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluation of supervised machine-learning methods for predicting appearance traits from DNA
Publication date: Available online 23 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Maria-Alexandra Katsara, Wojciech Branicki, Susan Walsh, Manfred Kayser, Michael Nothnagel, on behalf of the VISAGE Consortium (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 24, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Beyond simple kinship and identification. aDNA analyses from a 17th-19th century crypt in Germany
Publication date: Available online 17 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Amelie Alterauge, Sandra Lösch, Andrea Sulzer, Mario Gysi, Cordula Haas (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 17, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Developmental validation of VeriFiler™ Plus PCR Amplification Kit: A 6-dye multiplex assay designed for casework samples
Publication date: July 2021Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics, Volume 53Author(s): Robert Green, Jennifer L. Elliott, Wilma Norona, Francine Go, Vivian T. Nguyen, Jianye Ge, Marc L. Short, Julio J. Mulero, Chang Zhong (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 17, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Interpreting NUMTs in forensic genetics: seeing the forest for the trees
Publication date: Available online 15 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Charla Marshall, Walther Parson (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 16, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Patterns of genetic diversity in Colombia for 38 indels used in human identification
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Humberto Ossa, Yeny Posada, Nathalia Trujillo, Beatriz Martinez, Sílvia Loiola, Filipa Simão, Rafael H Ossa, Adriana Castillo, Adriana Ibarra, Javier Marugo, Elizeu Fagundes de Carvalho, Clara Inés Vargas, Rui Pereira, Leonor Gusmão (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 13, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Developmental Validation of VeriFilerTM Plus PCR Amplification Kit: A 6-dye multiplex assay designed for casework samples
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Robert Green, Jennifer L. Elliott, Wilma Norona, Francine Go, Vivian T. Nguyen, Jianye Ge, Marc L. Short, Julio J. Mulero, Chang Zhong (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 13, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Capture Enrichment and Massively Parallel Sequencing for Human Identification
Publication date: Available online 13 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Erin M. Gorden, Kimberly Sturk-Andreaggi, Charla Marshall (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 13, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Developmental validation of Oxford Nanopore Technology MinION sequence data and the NGSpeciesID bioinformatic pipeline for forensic genetic species identification
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Nina Vasiljevic, Marisa Lim, Emily Humble, Adeline Seah, Adelgunde Kratzer, Nadja Morf, Stefan Prost, Rob Ogden (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 12, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Enhanced forensic DNA recovery with appropriate swabs and optimized swabbing technique
Publication date: Available online 12 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Johannes Hedman, Yasmine Akel, Linda Jansson, Ronny Hedell, Nanny Wallmark, Christina Forsberg, Ricky Ansell (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 12, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Investigation into the presence and transfer of microbiomes within a forensic laboratory setting
Publication date: Available online 5 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Ana Neckovic, Roland A.H. van Oorschot, Bianca Szkuta, Annalisa Durdle (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 6, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Parallel sequencing of 87 STR and 294 SNP markers using the prototype of the SifaMPS Panel on the MiSeq FGx™ System
Publication date: Available online 4 March 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Ruiyang Tao, Shouyu Wang, Anqi Chen, Ruocheng Xia, Xiaochun Zhang, Qi Yang, Yiling Qu, Suhua Zhang, Chengtao Li (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - March 4, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Application of a probabilistic genotyping software to MPS mixture STR data is supported by similar trends in LRs compared with CE data
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Corina C.G. Benschop, Kristiaan J. van der Gaag, Jennifer de Vreede, Anouk J. Backx, Rick H. de Leeuw, Sofia Zuñiga, Jerry Hoogenboom, Peter de Knijff, Titia Sijen (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - February 26, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Autosomal STR and SNP characterization of populations from the Northeastern Peruvian Andes with the ForenSeqTM DNA Signature Prep Kit
Publication date: Available online 23 February 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Evelyn K. Guevara, Jukka U. Palo, Jonathan L. King, Magdalena M. Buś, Sonia Guillén, Bruce Budowle, Antti Sajantila (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - February 24, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Predicting the postmortem interval of burial cadavers based on microbial community succession
Publication date: Available online 24 February 2021Source: Forensic Science International: GeneticsAuthor(s): Jun Zhang, Mengchun Wang, Xiaoqin Qi, Linyu Shi, Jiarong Zhang, Xiaomeng Zhang, Tingting Yang, Jianbo Ren, Feng Liu, Gengqian Zhang, Jiangwei Yan (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - February 24, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research

Identification of coding region SNPs from specific and sensitive mRNA biomarkers for the deconvolution of the semen donor in a body fluid mixture
Publication date: May 2021Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics, Volume 52Author(s): Jinding Liu, Xiaojuan Cheng, Feng Liu, Ting Hao, Jiaqi Wang, Jiangling Guo, Jintao Li, Zidong Liu, Wenyan Li, Jie Shi, Xiuying Zhang, Jing Li, Jiangwei Yan, Gengqian Zhang (Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics)
Source: Forensic Science International: Genetics - February 19, 2021 Category: Forensic Medicine Source Type: research