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Forensic Genetic Genealogy Virtual Training

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Open to law enforcement, attorneys, and crime analysts, this virtual training will provide an opportunity for all applicable Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)-funded grantees and non-funded jurisdictions to discuss best practices, identify approaches to common challenges, and collaborate with partners to further the successful implementation of Forensic Genetic Genealogy (FGG) into their investigative workflows.

The draft agenda includes the following sessions:

  • DNA Technologies, Laboratory Processes, and Considerations for Choosing Vendors
  • Genealogy Overview
  • The Role of Advocacy in FGG Cases
  • NamUs Resources
  • And more

BJA's Dr. Angela Williamson will provide the welcome/opening and closing for the event.

Date Created: March 3, 2022