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TrueAllele® interpretation of Allegheny County DNA mixtures

M.W. Perlin. "TrueAllele® interpretation of Allegheny County DNA mixtures", Allegheny County Courthouse, Pittsburgh, PA, 28-Feb-2014.


Continuing Legal Education program
Allegheny County Courthouse, Gold Room
Friday, February 28, 2014 from 12:30 - 2:30 pm
Open to the public
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TrueAllele interpretation of Allegheny County DNA mixtures



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Abstract

Mixtures contain DNA from multiple people, and can be difficult for human scientists to analyze. Computer mixture interpretation can obtain more information from the same evidence. Cybergenetics TrueAllele® technology has been used in Allegheny County criminal trials to interpret DNA mixtures. Several cases will be presented in this CLE program; crimes include sexual assault and homicide. For each case, a prosecutor will introduce the DNA evidence, and Dr. Perlin will describe what the computer found.