Statistical methods in forensic genetics
Purpose and audience:
The course introduces statistical methods in forensic genetics with applications to
relationship inference and mixture interpretation. The hands on exercises are based
on freely available software. The course is aimed both for case workers in forensic labs and scientists.
- Date and venue: Feb 11-12 2016, Forensic Sciences Division, Antigonis 2-6 & Athinon Av.,
- Main teachers: Thore Egeland NMBU , NIPH
and Oskar Hansson NIPH
- Course organisers:
Ioulia Skitsa, DNA Analysis Laboratory, Athens Legal Medicine Department,
Dr Penelope Miniati, Subdivision of Biological and Biochemical Examination and Analyses,
FSD, Hellenic Police, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Updated: Feb 16 2016 (final version)
Preparations for the course: Participants should bring a laptop with Familias 3 and LRmix Studio installed (see below).
Assistance for installation will be provided at the workshop, if needed. Note that installation is typically only possible if you are administrator on your laptop.
The programs and the files are:
Details on the time schedule for the course including handouts are available .
The below book is not required but contains useful material and is available
you should get a discount with the code ATR30.
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