Summer Course in Forensic Genetics and MPS

A summer course on forensic genetics and massively parallel sequencing will be help by the Section of Forensic Genetics of the University of Copenhagen for 3 weeks in June and August 2020. Week 1: June 20th - 26th 2020 (self-study); weeks 2 and 3: August 10th -21st 2020 (on campus). The course is intended for master students and includes a final exam to obtain 5 ECTS. The application deadline is April 1st, 2020. All further details regarding the application procedure, tuition fees, and all practical details can be found here: The course is organized by Niels Morling, Jeppe Dyrberg Andersen and Marie-Louise Kampmann, and focuses on relevant forensic topics such as:
  • Crime scene investigation and trace samples
  • DNA profiling and weight of the evidence
  • MPS of forensic genetic markers (SNPs, STRs, and mitochondria)
  • Molecular autopsy (sudden cardiac death)
  • Paternity and relationship testing
  • Future forensic investigation (prediction of age and externally visible characteristics)

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