This brief training video explains:

  • How next generation sequencing (NGS) differs from traditional forensic DNA testing technologies
  • How to use this innovative approach for active and cold case investigations

  • Utility for challenging biological evidence, i.e. trace, degraded and complex mixed DNA samples

  • How NGS recently resolved a complex sexual assault case in the Netherlands, resulting in the first court conviction using this groundbreaking method

  • Investigative intelligence capabilities, including ancestry and visible trait estimation, as well as genetic genealogy

Please complete the brief registration form to watch the training video.

Created in partnership with the Center for Forensic Science Research & Education (CFSRE).