Lectures

Lectures

Lectures at a glance

September 14
9:00 Welcome & practical info Dr Andrei Semikhodskii Medical Genomics Ltd (Russia)
9:15 Validation and implementation of the precision ID mtDNA whole genome panel for forensic investigations in paternity and immigration cases Dr Eszter Rockenbauer University Of Copenhagen (Denmark)
9:30 Discrimination of full and half siblings wiith STR, InDel and SNP markers combined system Dr Xiling Liu Academy of Forensic Sciences (China)
9:45 Massively parallel sequencing for complex kinship analysis, and the effect of linkage Miss Lucinda Davenport King's College London (UK)
10:00 Coffee&Posters
10:45 Forensic and population genetic analyses for 15 STR loci among three regional populations of small ethnic group "Pipil" in El Salvador Prof. Toshimichi Yamamoto Nagoya University (Japan)
11:00 Genetic characterisation of autosomal STR loci in the population of Southeastern Anatolia region Prof. Filiz Ozbas-Gerceker University of Gaziantep (Turkey)
11:15 Population genetic analysis of 637 unrelated Norwegian males using the Argus X12 multiplex Mr Erik Bergseth Oslo University Hospital (Norway)
11:30 Population data for 71 biallelic markers on Y chromosome from three geographic regions in China Dr Li Li Academy of Forensic Sciences (China)
11:45 Discerning the “identical”: unexpected mitogenome diversity behind the most common european mtDNA control region (D-loop) haplotype Dr Martin Bodner Medical University Of Innsbruck (Austria)
12:00 Mitochondrial DNA typing of the Maltese Joanna Vella University Of Malta (Malta)
12:15 The lost children of Halabja Mrs Federica Giangasparo King'S College London (UK)
12:30 Lunch
14:00 A study of degraded skeletal samples using ForenSeq DNA Signature™ Kit Dr Eida Almohammed Qatar Forensic Lab (Qatar)
14:15 Pinpointing your biogeographic ancestry  Dr Daniel Kling Oslo University Hospital (Norway)
14:30 The use of AIMs in Denmark Dr Bo Thisted Simonsen University Of Copenhagen (Denmark)
14:45 Evaluating the use of hypoxia sensitive markers for body fluid stain age prediction Dr Graham Williams Staffordshire University (UK)
15:00 Statistical model and lab tool for inferring smoking habits from blood with a finite set of DNA methylation markers Dr Athina Vidaki Erasmus MC University (The Netherlands)
15:15 A collaborative exercise to compare methods for interpretation and reporting of mixed DNA profiles by seven forensic laboratories in the UK and Ireland Mr Jim Thomson Eurofins Forensic Servcies (UK)
15:30 Coffee&Posters
16:00 Report from ESWG Relationship Testing Workshop Dr Daniel Kling Oslo University Hospital (Norway)
16:30 ESWG member meeting Dr Andreas Tillmar National Board of Forensic Medicine (Sweeden)
17:30 Thanks for today - see you tomorrow Dr Andrei Semikhodskii Medical Genomics Ltd (Russia)
September 15
9:00 Welcome back Dr Andrei Semikhodskii Medical Genomics Ltd (Russia)
9:10 How useful is sequence variation? Dr David Ballard King's College London (UK)
9:25 Development of universal approach for forensic non-human DNA analysis and species identification Dr Vladimir Orekhov Gordiz Ltd. (Russia)
9:40 Universal method for species identification using massively parallel sequencing - combining multiple targets  Dr Andreas Tillmar National Board of Forensic Medicine (Sweeden)
9:55 Automation of Forenseq™ DNA signature prep kit (Verogen) with a Biomek® 4000 (BeckmanCoulter) Mr Adam Staadig National Board of Forensic Medicine (Sweeden)
10:10 Coffee&Posters
11:00 Report from workshop: Forensic Reasoning Dr Andrei Semikhodskii & Dr Frederik Torp Petersen  
11:15 Report from workshop: Parentage and Kinship Analysis Dr Andreas Tillmar & Dr Daniel Kling  
11:30 Report from workshop: Mixture Analysis Prof. Denise Syndercombe Court  
11:45 Report from workshop: Forensic Use of Non-Autosomal DNA markers Dr Martin Bodner & Mr Sascha Willuweit   
12:00 Report from workshop: DNA Phenotyping, Determination of the Age and Tissue Source Dr Jeppe Andersen & Dr Marie-Louise Kampmann  
12:15 Report from workshop: The Use of MPS in Forensic DNA Testing and Kinship Analysis Dr David Ballard
12:30 Closure and Lunch Dr Andrei Semikhodskii Medical Genomics Ltd (Russia)