Jan Bashinski DNA Laboratory and CCI-Los Angeles
This 2-day course will provide students with information on the history of genetic typing methods used in forensic science and will include a review of: (1) antigen and enzyme genetic marker systems used in forensic science, (2) restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) systems, (3) immobilized probe typing methods: DQA1 and PM , (4) mitochondrial DNA typing, (5) fragment based typing systems: D1S80 and STRs, (6) DNA databases, (7) Y STRs, and (8) future DNA typing technologies. Each class is limited to 20 students.
Jan Bashinski DNA Laboratory Staff
Classroom lectures and group discussions
Students will be required to demonstrate their proficiency in a written test.
SWGDAM specified classes: molecular biology, biochemistry, and genetics, or approval of Course Coordinator.
Pre-course reading material may be assigned.
POST-certified; no cost to California public crime laboratory personnel. A $240.00 tuition fee is required for all other public agencies, private sector, or out of state applicants.