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    2019

  1. 21-Feb-2019 - DNA transfer for lawyers - Continuing Legal Education

  2. 15-Feb-2019 - Georgia TrueAllele admissibility leads to killer conviction

  3. 10-Jan-2019 - TrueAllele helps Johnny Lee Gates get a new trial after forty years in prison

  4. 2018

  5. 2-Nov-2018 - Pittsburgh thanks you for all your support

  6. 8-Oct-2018 - New foundational paper on forensic error and validation

  7. 21-Sep-2018 - Forensic Magazine feature: How human bias alters DNA software results

  8. 20-Aug-2018 - Dr. Mark Perlin writes in The Champion magazine about DNA mixture failure

  9. 31-Jul-2018 - DNA transfer in Fauquier county: The CVS murder

  10. 30-Jul-2018 - Cybergenetics scientist to teach forensic DNA course

  11. 24-Jul-2018 - Smart Business magazine on Cybergenetics courtroom communication

  12. 15-Jun-2018 - 27 zeros in 24 hours

  13. 21-May-2018 - Cybergenetics DNA transfer testimony helps convict Pittsburgh shooter

  14. 4-May-2018 - Crime lab scientist talks about TrueAllele automation for DNA evidence

  15. 26-Apr-2018 - TrueAllele clears West Virginia man of rape

  16. 18-Apr-2018 - Two men exonerated by TrueAllele sue Indiana police

  17. 29-Mar-2018 - College town rapists convicted by handgun DNA mixtures

  18. 5-Mar-2018 - TrueAllele helps convict cold-case killer in Nebraska

  19. 20-Feb-2018 - TrueAllele validates confession in drug-related murder

  20. 10-Jan-2018 - TrueAllele analysis of wrist DNA spurs plea deal

  21. 2017

  22. 7-Dec-2017 - Cybergenetics wins Business Times innovation award for forensic science

  23. 9-Nov-2017 - Cybergenetics chief scientist receives Smart 50 Impact Award

  24. 2-Nov-2017 - Cybergenetics testifies about gun DNA in Xbox shooting

  25. 17-Oct-2017 - Partly burned, bloody baseball bat still yields DNA for TrueAllele

  26. 12-Oct-2017 - Cybergenetics wins 2017 Tech 50 award as innovative technology solution provider

  27. 9-Oct-2017 - DNA exoneree Roosevelt Glenn to speak in Pittsburgh in November

  28. 5-Oct-2017 - NIST launches wasteful study that undermines science and justice

  29. 5-Oct-2017 - Gang enforcer meets justice with TrueAllele® computer results

  30. 2-Oct-2017 - Restaurant robber with semi-automatic weapon nabbed by TrueAllele DNA results

  31. 23-Sep-2017 - Dr. Perlin accepts Foundation for Improvement of Justice Chapman Award

  32. 19-Sep-2017 - ACLU zealots march against truth-seeking DNA technology

  33. 18-Sep-2017 - TrueAllele analysis helps to mitigate sentencing of West Virginia shooter

  34. 15-Sep-2017 - General random match probability for DNA mixtures

  35. 12-Sep-2017 - TrueAllele interprets 7-person DNA mixture in gang killing

  36. 28-Aug-2017 - TrueAllele gets DNA results from inconclusive Pennsylvania DNA evidence

  37. 24-Aug-2017 - Pittsburgh Innovation podcast interviews Cybergenetics

  38. 18-Aug-2017 - Cybergenetics President David accepts STRONG Award

  39. 14-Aug-2017 - Indiana killer linked by holster DNA after staged suicide

  40. 7-Aug-2017 - Cybergenetics selected as a Pittsburgh Tech 50 Awards Finalist

  41. 30-Jul-2017 - New book on cold case investigations, DNA assistance

  42. 25-Jul-2017 - Cybergenetics scientist Perlin receives Chapman Award for improving justice

  43. 18-Jul-2017 - US government awards patent to Dr. Mark Perlin

  44. 11-Jul-2017 - Pittsburgh's public radio news station posts DNA interview

  45. 7-Jul-2017 - Cybergenetics Jennifer Hornyak testifies in retrial of New York gang leader

  46. 4-Jul-2017 - Public Radio's Criminal Injustice podcast interviews Cybergenetics

  47. 21-Jun-2017 - Cybergenetics William Allan testifies in Louisiana homicide case

  48. 19-Jun-2017 - Australia newspaper features Xie "Stain 91" solved by TrueAllele

  49. 16-Jun-2017 - Cybergenetics responds to the New York Times – Computers are helping justice

  50. 13-Jun-2017 - Louisiana felon linked to gun, pleads guilty

  51. 12-Jun-2017 - Cybergenetics responds to inaccurate Allegheny County crime lab statements

  52. 8-Jun-2017 - Measuring DNA information provides needed crime lab incentives

  53. 31-May-2017 - Cybergenetics and crime labs overcome challenges to TrueAllele

  54. 26-May-2017 - Cybergenetics scientists present three talks at MAAFS conference

  55. 26-May-2017 - TrueAllele accepted as reliable evidence after Louisiana challenge

  56. 25-May-2017 - Cybergenetics analyzes drug packet DNA in Pennsylvania guilty plea

  57. 25-May-2017 - TrueAllele connects New Hampshire killer to handgun DNA

  58. 15-May-2017 - TrueAllele results support ex-boyfriend conviction in stabbing death

  59. 11-May-2017 - Marine Corps prosecutors secure pretrial agreement with TrueAllele results

  60. 10-May-2017 - Ohio woman pleads guilty in shooting death after TrueAllele analysis

  61. 10-May-2017 - Cybergenetics testifies for acquitted defendant in Pittsburgh double homicide

  62. 28-Apr-2017 - Improvements for proposed Pennsylvania DNA legislation

  63. 26-Apr-2017 - Helping stay executions in Harris County, Texas

  64. 25-Apr-2017 - Cybergenetics sexual assault awareness month activities

  65. 20-Apr-2017 - Supreme Court lets Arkansas execute Ledell Lee

  66. 20-Apr-2017 - Bringing DNA back into cases helps secure guilty pleas

  67. 14-Apr-2017 - Speaking science to students at Penn State Beaver

  68. 3-Apr-2017 - Response to Governor Wolf's sexual assault awareness month proclamation

  69. 31-Mar-2017 - TrueAllele helps release Christopher Tapp from Idaho prison

  70. 17-Feb-2017 - Cybergenetics scientist presents three AAFS talks

  71. 14-Feb-2017 - Dante Washington gets 36 to 72 years in state prison

  72. 13-Feb-2017 - Robert Xie gets five consecutive life sentences

  73. 9-Feb-2017 - David Black gets two consecutive life sentences

  74. 30-Jan-2017 - Roosevelt Glenn exonerated by TrueAllele science of 1989 rape

  75. 13-Jan-2017 - TechVibe Radio interviews Cybergenetics

  76. 12-Jan-2017 - Seattle judge rules on TrueAllele admissibility and source code

  77. 12-Jan-2017 - Robert Xie convicted of quintuple family murder

  78. 2016

  79. 19-Dec-2016 - Neohuman podcast interviews Cybergenetics Mark Perlin

  80. 16-Dec-2016 - Cybergenetics responds to letter from Hillary prosecutor

  81. 15-Dec-2016 - Cybergenetics testifies about taxicab DNA evidence in cabbie shooting

  82. 11-Dec-2016 - Louisiana human trafficker convicted of aggravated rape and battery

  83. 6-Dec-2016 - Cybergenetics CLE lecture for Indiana prosecutors

  84. 1-Dec-2016 - The Investigator magazine interviews Cybergenetics Ria David

  85. 21-Nov-2016 - Judge denies request for TrueAllele hearing based on PCAST

  86. 18-Nov-2016 - Cybergenetics talks to PCAST about forensic transparency

  87. 8-Nov-2016 - Virginia man convicted of killing his wife

  88. 4-Nov-2016 - ProPublica reports on TrueAllele analysis of DNA evidence

  89. 13-Oct-2016 - Louisiana drug dealer pleads guilty to homicide

  90. 28-Sep-2016 - Hillary acquitted of Potsdam murder by New York judge

  91. 16-Sep-2016 - Cybergenetics responds to President’s PCAST report on forensic DNA

  92. 8-Sep-2016 - New York judge again precludes STRmix from Hillary trial

  93. 2-Sep-2016 - Pittsburgh-based TechVibe Radio interviews Cybergenetics President Ria David

  94. 28-Aug-2016 - Pittsburgh newspaper publishes series on Cybergenetics technology

  95. 26-Aug-2016 - STRmix precluded as inadmissible DNA evidence in Hillary case

  96. 3-Aug-2016 - TrueAllele admitted into evidence after tenth admissibility challenge

  97. 17-Jul-2016 - Indianapolis Star features TrueAllele exoneration of Darryl Pinkins

  98. 12-Jul-2016 - Cybergenetics alerts NIST to possible commercial conflict

  99. 3-Jun-2016 - TrueAllele admitted in ninth state after challenge in Indiana drug case

  100. 19-May-2016 - Allen Wade convicted of murdering Susan and Sarah Wolfe

  101. 17-May-2016 - The Atlantic magazine on "The False Promise of DNA Testing"

  102. 12-May-2016 - TrueAllele testimony in the Allen Wade trial for the Wolfe sisters double homicide

  103. 25-Apr-2016 - TrueAllele helps free innocent Indiana man after 24 years in prison

  104. 21-Apr-2016 - Pennsylvania appellate court denies source code petition for review

  105. 4-Apr-2016 - Washington prosecutors respond to defense motion for source code

  106. 18-Mar-2016 - Martell Chubbs pleads no contest to second degree murder in cold case murder of teenage mother

  107. 18-Mar-2016 - Allegheny County public defenders withdraw TrueAllele source code appeal in Wolfe sisters double homicide

  108. 10-Mar-2016 - Handprints in the morning dew links killers to crime

  109. 4-Mar-2016 - TrueAllele resolves five person DNA mixture on a handgun used in Syracuse shooting

  110. 22-Feb-2016 - Call for investigation into New York State Police DNA cover up

  111. 4-Feb-2016 - Pennsylvania court ruling denies source code discovery request

  112. 15-Jan-2016 - Driver in Louisiana armed robbery immigrant slaying convicted of homicide

  113. 2015

  114. 8-Dec-2015 - New York motion filed on why STRmix is not TrueAllele

  115. 1-Dec-2015 - Australia Xie trial ends in hung jury

  116. 17-Nov-2015 - TrueAllele mixture analysis places New Orleans killer at crime scene

  117. 16-Nov-2015 - Forensic Magazine article on CPI as 'Random Number Generator' study

  118. 11-Nov-2015 - Australia jury to consider verdict in marathon Robert Xie quintuple homicide case

  119. 10-Nov-2015 - Baltimore crime lab goes live with TrueAllele Casework

  120. 29-Oct-2015 - Judge to allow TrueAllele evidence in deaths of Wolfe sisters

  121. 28-Oct-2015 - Cybergenetics study published on the validity of CPI match statistic

  122. 27-Oct-2015 - TrueAllele admitted into evidence after South Carolina admissibility hearing

  123. 17-Oct-2015 - Ars Technica magazine writes about TrueAllele mixture technology

  124. 4-Oct-2015 - Did New York State Police scapegoat its crime lab scientists?

  125. 2-Oct-2015 - TrueAllele helps Indiana Innocence Project with DNA mixture evidence for Darryl Pinkins

  126. 25-Sep-2015 - Cutting edge DNA evidence seminar for Pennsylvania defense lawyers

  127. 24-Sep-2015 - Michael Gardner pleads guilty in two child sex abuse cases

  128. 21-Sep-2015 - Cybergenetics interviewed on KQV’s “The Public Forum” radio show

  129. 18-Sep-2015 - TrueAllele helps convict Louisiana man of molesting young girl

  130. 10-Aug-2015 - Pittsburgh Tech Council announces Cybergenetics as Tech50 Finalist

  131. 10-Aug-2015 - Virginia publishes TrueAllele validation study on complex DNA mixtures

  132. 27-Jul-2015 - Virginia man pleads guilty to killing elderly Colonial Heights couple

  133. 22-Jul-2015 - Cybergenetics presents TrueAllele solution at international NIST meeting

  134. 17-Jul-2015 - New JFS paper validates TrueAllele on up to five unknown contributors

  135. 15-Jul-2015 - TrueAllele mixture analysis instrumental in Indiana innocence case

  136. 12-Jul-2015 - Post-Gazette Sunday feature on how TrueAllele helps solve incest rape

  137. 6-Jul-2015 - STEM teenagers learn about the math and science of TrueAllele

  138. 23-Jun-2015 - Cybergenetics scientist testifies in Australia trial about mixture of relatives

  139. 27-May-2015 - Wakefield sentenced to life in prison for murder in upstate New York

  140. 20-May-2015 - MAAFS presentation “Rapid DNA Response: On the Wings of TrueAllele”

  141. 19-May-2015 - Bakersfield "East Side Rapist" sentenced to life plus 423 years

  142. 18-May-2015 - TrueAllele education and the New York State Police

  143. 16-May-2015 - CBS “48 Hours”: Exculpatory DNA may have sent an innocent man to prison

  144. 15-May-2015 - FBI opens software procurement to fair and open competition

  145. 8-May-2015 - Baltimore jury hears TrueAllele before convicting "consent" rapist

  146. 20-Mar-2015 - DNA technology crucial in murder conviction of John Wakefield

  147. 2014

  148. 12-Sep-2014 - Serial rapist found guilty in first New York trial using TrueAllele

  149. 6-Sep-2014 - California newspaper features how Cybergenetics TrueAllele DNA analysis helps gain convictions

  150. 19-Jun-2014 - Jury takes less than an hour to convict rapist

  151. 26-May-2014 - Latest in DNA analysis gains wider acceptance

  152. 24-Apr-2014 - Wade ordered to stand trial on homicide charges in deaths of East Liberty sisters

  153. 18-Apr-2014 - Man sentenced to 75-150 years for rape

  154. 11-Mar-2014 - Firm to help police analyze DNA found in East Liberty double murder

  155. 6-Mar-2014 - Investigators use Pittsburgh company to examine DNA in Wolfe sisters' deaths

  156. 28-Feb-2014 - Allegheny County crime lab vying to use more advanced DNA database: Technology developed by Cybergenetics gets conclusive results from DNA mixtures

  157. 24-Jan-2014 - Pittsburgh neighborhood newspaper writes how Mark Perlin develops hi-tech analysis for DNA samples

  158. 6-Jan-2014 - Cybergenetics Chief Scientist featured in "People to know around Pittsburgh in the New Year"

  159. 2013

  160. 20-May-2013 - KDKA news televises report on Cybergenetics scientist taking DNA testing to new levels

  161. 15-May-2013 - Author Andrea Niapas and guest speakers discuss her new book about Dr. John Yelenic's murder and the TrueAllele DNA evidence

  162. 30-Apr-2013 - KGET news televises report on gang sentencing and TrueAllele DNA mixture results

  163. 19-Apr-2013 - Corrections to NIST mixture interpretation webcast misstatements about TrueAllele Casework

  164. 20-Feb-2013 - KGET television news reports Cybergenetics DNA technology helps convict criminals

  165. 2012

  166. 14-Sep-2012 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele computer contradicts innocence claim of New Orleans rape convict who was nearly set free

  167. 04-Sep-2012 - TrueAllele computer analyzes DNA mixture evidence that links McKeesport man to homicide

  168. 21-Jun-2012 - Cybergenetics matches DNA mixture to Virginia man convicted of child abduction and assault

  169. 11-Jun-2012 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele DNA evidence helps convict Virginia man of homicide

  170. 02-May-2012 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele DNA match helps convict Falls Church man of molesting Virginia girls

  171. 13-Apr-2012 - Pennsylvania man held for trial after Cybergenetics presents TrueAllele DNA match at homicide hearing

  172. 02-Apr-2012 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele DNA mixture interpretation helps convict Nigerian rapist in Allegheny County

  173. 30-Mar-2012 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele computes DNA match statistic that aids homicide arrest

  174. 05-Mar-2012 - KDKA news televises report on Cybergenetics TrueAllele revolutionizing forensic DNA analysis

  175. 28-Feb-2012 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele DNA mixture analysis helps convict Virginia man of armed robbery

  176. 24-Feb-2012 - Cybergenetics gives talk on combining DNA evidence for greater match information at American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting

  177. 23-Feb-2012 - Cybergenetics gives talk on investigative DNA databases that preserve identification information at American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting

  178. 18-Feb-2012 - Pittsburgh Post Gazette publishes feature article on wider acceptance of Cybergenetics TrueAllele DNA analysis

  179. 15-Feb-2012 - Pennsylvania Superior Court publishes Cybergenetics TrueAllele precedent from Foley homicide

  180. 12-Jan-2012 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele helps convict Northern Ireland man in Massereene murder and paves the way for DNA computing

  181. 04-Jan-2012 - Pennsylvania appeals court affirms Cybergenetics TrueAllele admissibility for DNA mixture evidence in Foley case

  182. 2011

  183. 01-Dec-2011 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele DNA evidence allowed in United Kingdom Massereene homicide trial

  184. 02-Nov-2011 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele forensic DNA mixture interpretation validation study on adjudicated cases published in Journal of Forensic Sciences

  185. 25-Oct-2011 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele DNA mixture testimony in US Marine Corps court martial helps secure conviction

  186. 24-Oct-2011 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele 100 sextillion DNA match statistic testimony helps convict Maryland man on bank robbery charges in federal court

  187. 03-Oct-2011 - National Institute of Standards and Technology develops DNA mixture standards using Cybergenetics TrueAllele gold standard computing tool

  188. 03-Sep-2011 - National Institute of Standards and Technology presents DNA mixture validation study on Cybergenetics TrueAllele Casework at international forensics conference

  189. 03-Aug-2011 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele testimony helps convict Virginia man on drug and firearms charges in federal court

  190. 20-Jul-2011 - Reliable Cybergenetics TrueAllele computer DNA mixture method used to prove new forensic DNA laboratory concept

  191. 27-Jun-2011 - New York State Commission on Forensic Science approves Cybergenetics TrueAllele for forensic casework

  192. 26-Jun-2011 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette publishes feature article on Cybergenetics trailblazing TrueAllele computer technology for solving crimes through better DNA identification

  193. 20-May-2011 - New York State DNA Subcommittee scientists unanimously recommend regulatory approval of Cybergenetics TrueAllele for forensic casework

  194. 13-May-2011 - Cybergenetics presents at Duquesne University continuing education course for lawyers on familial DNA database search

  195. 01-May-2011 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele nine trillion DNA match testimony helps convict Reading, PA killer

  196. 04-Mar-2011 - Cybergenetics presents continuing education course for lawyers on TrueAllele and Foley DNA evidence at Allegheny County Courthouse

  197. 25-Feb-2011 - Cybergenetics gives Sherlock Holmes and DNA likelihood ratio match statistic talk at American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting


  198. 2010

  199. 08-Oct-2010 - Cybergenetics presents continuing education course for lawyers on TrueAllele and Foley DNA evidence at Duquesne University

  200. 13-Apr-2010 - Cybergenetics three day TrueAllele training workshop for New York State crime laboratories done on Apple computers

  201. 25-Feb-2010 - Cybergenetics presents TrueAllele DNA validation and case studies at American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting

  202. 14-Jan-2010 - New FBI SWGDAM guidelines allow probabilistic genotype DNA mixture interpretation - Cybergenetics TrueAllele complies with standard

  203. 2009

  204. 16-Dec-2009 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele forensic DNA mixture interpretation validation study on known samples published in PLoS ONE journal

  205. 12-Mar-2009 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele 189 billion DNA match testimony helps convict Blairsville PA killer

  206. 21-Feb-2009 - Cybergenetics presents TrueAllele DNA interpretation studies at American Academy of Forensic Sciences meeting

  207. 17-Feb-2009 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele computer interpretation of DNA evidence admissible in court

  208. 2006

  209. 28-Nov-2006 - FBI approves Cybergenetics TrueAllele expert system for CODIS DNA database

  210. 08-Sep-2006 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele analyzes DNA evidence from World Trade Center terrorist attack

  211. 2004

  212. 27-Jul-2004 - Cybergenetics works with AFDIL to provide DNA security for Athens Olympics using TrueAllele Databank technology

  213. 21-Jul-2004 - Cybergenetics provides TrueAllele volume crime DNA solution to United Kingdom

  214. 01-Jul-2004 - Journal of Forensic Sciences publishes Cybergenetics TrueAllele Databank expert system DNA validation paper

  215. 2001

  216. 15-Nov-2001 - Cybergenetics awarded National Institute of Justice grant for validating TrueAllele Casework computer interpretation of forensic DNA mixtures

  217. 2000

  218. 05-Oct-2000 - Cybergenetics awarded National Institute of Justice TrueAllele Databank validation grant for DNA reference samples

  219. 24-Mar-2000 - Cybergenetics TrueAllele eliminates United Kingdom DNA database backlog