STR Training Materials


 

John Butler organized workshop on New Autosomal and Y-STR Loci and Kits: Making Data Driven Decisions at the 25th International Symposium on Human Identification (Phoenix, AZ), October 2, 2014

 

John Butler presentation for NIST DNA Analyst Webinar Series: Validation Concepts and Resources - Part 1 (Gaithersburg, MD), August 6, 2014, "Validation Overview" [.pdf]

 

John Butler workshop at the 25th Congress of the International Society of Forensic Genetics (Melbourne, Australia), September 5, 2013, "Scientific Publication: Reading, Writing, and Reviewing" [.pdf slides] [.pdf handouts] [reference list]

 

ISFG 2013 Workshops on Forensic DNA Evidence Interpretation at the 25th Congress of the International Society of Forensic Genetics (Melbourne, Australia), September 2-3, 2013: Basic Principles in Forensic DNA Evidence Interpretation & Advanced Principles in Forensic DNA Evidence Interpretation

 

ISHI 2013 Workshop on New Autosomal and Y-STR Loci and Kits at the 24th International Symposium on Human Identification (Atlanta, GA), October 10, 2013

 

 

NIST 2013 DNA Mixture Interpretation Workshop and Webcast (April 12, 2013 8-hour webcast)

 

Mixtures Using SOUND Statistics, Interpretation & Conclusions (ISHI 2012 Workshop: Butler, Coble, Cotton, Grgicak, Word) [Introduction] [Overview] [Profile1] [Statistics] [Profile Enhancement] [Different Assumptions] [BU Website] [Complex Mixtures] [Probabilistic Genotyping] [Complexity Threshold] [Court] [Future]

 

John Butler and Mike Coble workshop at the Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists (MAFS) Fall Meeting (Milwaukee, WI), September 25, 2012, "Forensic DNA Mixture Interpretation" [Introductions] [Fundamentals& Literature] [Statistical Approaches] [Thresholds & Low-Level Mixtures] [Probabilistic Genotyping] [Literature Listing]

 

Mixture Interpretation: Using Scientific Analysis (ISHI 2011 Workshop: Butler, Coble, Cotton, Grgicak, Word)

 

Troubleshooting Laboratory Problems (ISHI 2011 Workshop: Butler and McCord)

 

 

DNA Mixture Workshop at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting (Chicago, IL), February 22, 2011

 

 

Workshops at American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting (Washington, DC), February 18-19, 2008


PowerPoint slides for figures from Fundamentals of Forensic DNA Typing (3rd Edition, 1st volume) [572 slides, 39.6 Mb in total across 19 files]: [Ch. 1] [Ch. 2] [Ch. 3] [Ch. 4] [Ch. 5] [Ch. 6] [Ch. 7] [Ch. 8] [Ch. 9] [Ch. 10] [Ch. 11] [Ch. 12] [Ch. 13] [Ch. 14] [Ch. 15] [Ch. 16] [Ch. 17] [Ch. 18] [App. 3]

PowerPoint slides for figures from Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Methodology (3rd Edition, 2nd volume) [118 slides, 4.12 Mb]

PowerPoint slides for figures from Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Interpretation (3rd Edition, 3rd volume) [137 slides, 4.12 Mb]

PowerPoint slides for figures from Forensic DNA Typing (2nd Edition) [181 slides, 8.72 Mb file]

DNA Section Training Manual [2.5 Mb pdf file] for the Missouri State Highway Patrol Forensic Laboratory - an example of information taught, required reading, and expectations for DNA analysts and technicians in training - provided by Ruth Montgomery of the Missouri State Highway Patrol Crime Laboratory

Helpful Resources on Forensic DNA Testing (websites and glossary)


PowerPoint Presentations and Slide Shows

 

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