Featured On-Demand Webinar
Understanding SNPs: How to use SNPs to enhance traditional forensic analyses
Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) offer unique advantages for human identification applications supplementing STR markers to enhance traditional analyses or enabling new and expanded application capabilities. In this first Verogen webinar to explore the specific advantages of SNPs, we focus on how they can be applied to current analyses to improve outcomes, generating better answers to today’s questions. Join our guest speakers live as they share their experiences of using SNPs to augment STR analysis and take questions in a live Q&A session.
Comparing mtDNA Analysis Options: Choosing the right technology and kit for you
There are many considerations when analyzing mitochondrial DNA— from Sanger sequencing to next-generation sequencing, control region to whole genome analysis, from one supplier to another. In this webinar, Ryan Gutierrez, doctoral student at Sam Houston State University, will provide insight on some different options for mtDNA analysis, including:
- A workflow comparison of the ForenSeq mtDNA Control Region Kit and the ForenSeq mtDNA Whole Genome Kit
- A performance comparison of the ForenSeq and Promega mtDNA control region kits
- Benefits of sequencing the whole mtGenome, including examples of practical application
Reimagining Human Identification: The Verogen Commitment to Continuity and Change
In this webinar, we share details of how the current and upcoming Verogen portfolio addresses the limitations of DNA profiling workflows by enhancing analysis for established markers, while maintaining essential compatibility with legacy data. We discuss how our genealogical tools are poised to reveal identity through enhanced lineage and family tree searching. We share a future where forensically relevant phenotype data could integrate with wider digital intelligence to identify people of interest.
Understanding Verogen Technology: How the NGS workflow compares to CE
Next-generation sequencing (NGS) is a relatively new technology for forensic DNA analysis but using it does not require a new set of skills. In this webinar, forensic Field Application Scientist Laurence Devesse will review the Verogen NGS workflow from sample to data analysis and explain the similarities and differences between NGS and a traditional CE workflow.
Why NGS, Why Now? A Q&A with forensic laboratory directors on their decision to implement Verogen technology
For decades, forensic laboratories had limited choices for DNA analysis. A recent surge in approved technologies, notably next-generation sequencing (NGS), is providing laboratories with a variety of options to enhance capabilities. Amidst competing priorities, more laboratories are choosing to prioritize the implementation of Verogen NGS into their operational workflows.
Forensic Genetic Genealogy: An Emerging Game Changer for Cold Case Resolution
Forensic genetic genealogy (FGG) is revolutionizing cold case investigations by producing previously unobtainable investigative leads. When traditional methods are inconclusive or all other options are exhausted, genealogy databases offer a new route to identifications. GEDmatch, one of the most widely known databases, has proven its effectiveness by helping law enforcement identify more than 70 previously unknown suspects.
If you are a forensic scientist, law enforcement professional or genealogist interested in learning more about FGG then register for this free educational webinar where experts will provide real-world insights regarding the impact of FGG from the complementary viewpoints of forensic scientists and law enforcement.
Talk to a Forensic Expert
We create thoughtfully tailored genomic solutions for forensic DNA labs.
Let us help you overcome limitations and solve more cases.