Spanish and Portuguese Speaking Working Group


Grupo de Habla Española y Portuguesa de la ISFG / Grupo de Línguas Espanhola e Portuguesa da ISFG.
 
GHEP-ISFG Homepage of the Spanish and Portuguese ISFG Working Group.
 

Registration of members at ISFG.ORG

ISFG members who have entered the society earlier than 2008, and who do not yet have online access, are kindly requested to contact the administrator.
 

Report on recent activities

The GHEP-ISFG Proficiency Test (Basic Level) is now accredited under the standard ISO/IEC 17403:2010. Participation is possible for everyone (both GHEP and non-GHEP members). This Proficiency Test is available in Spanish, Portuguese and English. A final report, available in Spanish and English, is released every year. The report includes: description of items, assigned values, anonymized individual results, methodology used, comments and recommendations from the organization, remarks and suggestions from the participants. Additional information can be found at http://ghep-isfg.org/en/proficiency/
 

Upcoming activities or meetings

The XXI GHEP-ISFG meeting will be organized by the “Referencia Laboratorio Clínico S.A.” in September 4-6, 2016 at Bayahíbe (Dominican Republic). A satellite workshop will be held on September 6, on "Familial testing, X-files and FamLinkX" by Nadia Pinto, Thore Egeland and Leonor Gusmão. Please look out for further details about this meeting on the GHEP website (at http://ghep-isfg.org/en/xxi-jornadas-ghep-isfg-2016/).
 

President

Ulises Toscanini
PRICAI-Fundación Favaloro
Av. Belgrano, 1782 - S.S.
C1093AAS - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Tfno: +54-1143781205
Fax: +54-1143831197
utoscanini@ghep-isfg.org
 

Vice President

Lourdes Prieto Solla
Grupo de Medicina Xenomica
Instituto de Ciencias Forenses
Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Rua San Francisco s/n
15782 - Santiago de Compostela, España
lourditasmt@gmail.com
 

Secretary GHEP-ISFG

Héctor Rangel Villalobos
Centro Universitario de La Ciénaga, Universidad de Guadalajara
Av. Universidad, 1115 - Col. Lindavista
47820 - Ocotlán, Jalisco, México
Tfno: +392-9259400, ext.48355
hectorrangel@ghep-isfg.org
 

Treasurer

Cíntia Alves
IPATIMUP Diagnosticos
Rua Roberto Frias s/n
4200-465 - Porto, Portugal
Tel: +351-225570700
Fax: +351-225570799
tesoreria@ghep-isfg.org
 

Publications of the GHEP-ISFG

 
  1. Amorim A et al., Forensic Sci Int: Genet 25: 210–213 (2016). Formulation and communication of evaluative forensic science expert opinion—A GHEP-ISFG contribution to the establishment of standards.
  2. Toscanini U et al., Forensic Sci Int: Genet 25: 63-72 (2016). Analysis of uni- and bi-parental markers in mixture samples:Lessons from the 22nd GHEP-ISFG intercomparison exercise.
  3. Vullo C et al., Forensic Sci Int: Genet 21: 45-53 (2015). GHEP-ISFG collaborative simulated exercise for DVI/MPI: Lessons learned about large scale profile database comparisons. (Supp data)
  4. Alves C et al., Forensic Sci Int: Genet Suppl Series 5: e184-e185 (2015). Results of the GHEP-ISFG collaborative exercise for the taxonomic identification of forensic samples using the SPInDel method.
  5. Fernandez K et al., Forensic Sci Int: Genet Suppl Series 5: e515-e517 (2015). Accreditation of the GHEP-ISFG proficiency test: one step forward to assure and improve quality.
  6. Crespillo M et al. Forensic Sci Int: Genet 10: 64-72 (2014). GHEP-ISFG collaborative exercise on mixture profiles of autosomal STRs (GHEP-MIX01, GHEP-MIX02 and GHEP-MIX03): Results and evaluation. (Supp data)
  7. Prieto L et al., Forensic Sci. Int. Genet.(2013), 7 (1): 10-15. Evaluation of mtDNA results - GHEP-ISFG PT 2011.
  8. Prieto L. et al. The GHEP-EMPOP collaboration on mt-DNA population data - A new resource for forensic casework. Forensic Science International Genetics 5: 146-151 (2011).
  9. van Asch B. et al. Forensic analysis of dog (Canis lupus familiaris) mitochondrial DNA sequences: An interlaboratory study of the GEP-ISFG working group. Forensic Science International Genetics 4: 49-54 (2009).
  10. Gusmão L. et al. A GEP-ISFG collaborative study on the optimization of an X-STR decaplex: data on 15 Iberian and Latin American populations. Int J Legal Med 123: 227-234 (2009).
  11. Sánchez-Diz P. et al. Population and segregation data on 17 Y-STRs: results of a GEP-ISFG collaborative study. Int J Legal Med 122:529-533 (2008). Epub 2008 Jul 24.
  12. Garcia-Hirschfeld J. et al. GEP-ISFG proficiency testing programs. FSI Genet Supplement 1:674-676 (2008).
  13. Gusmao L. et al. Results of the GEP-ISFG collaborative study on X STR decaplex. FSI Genet Supplement 1:677-679 (2008).
  14. Prieto L. et al. 2006 GEP-ISFG collaborative exercise on mtDNA: reflections about interpretation, artefacts, and DNA mixtures. Forensic Science International Genetics 2: 126-133 (2008).
  15. Montesino M. et al. Analysis of body fluid mixtures by mtDNA sequencing: An inter-laboratory study of the GEP-ISFG working group. Forensic Science International 168: 42-56 (2007).
  16. Crespillo M. et al. Results of the 2003-2004 GEP-ISFG collaborative study on mitochondrial DNA: focus on the mtDNA profile of a mixed semen-saliva stain. Forensic Science International 160: 157-167 (2006).
  17. Montesino M. et al. Analysis of mtDNA mixtures from different fluids: an interlaboratory study. Progress in Forensic Genetics 11: 130-132 (2006).
  18. Garcia-Hirschfeld J. et al. 2004-2005 GEP proficiency testing programs: special emphasis on the interlaboratory analysis of mixed stains. Progress in Forensic Genetics 11: 855-857 (2006).
  19. Gusmao L. et al. Mutation rates at Y chromosome specific microsatellites. Hum Mutat 26(6): 520-528 (2005).
  20. Salas A. et al. Mitochondrial DNA error prophylaxis: assessing the causes of errors in the GEP's 02-03 proficiency testing trial. Forensic Sci Int 148: 191-198 (2005).
  21. Gomez J. et al. GEP proficiency testing programme in forensic genetics: Ten years of experience. Progress in Forensic Genetics 10: 124-126 (2004).
  22. Gomez J. et al. The proficiency testing program on DNA typing of the Spanish and Portuguese Working Group of the International Society for Forensic Genetics (GEP-ISFG). En Progress in Forensic Genetics 9: 837-840 (2003).
  23. Sanchez-Diz P. et al. Results of the GEP-ISFG collaborative study on two Y-STRs tetraplexes: GEPY I (DYS461, GATA C4, DYS437 and DYS438) and GEPY II (DYS460, GATA A10, GATA H4, DYS439). Forensic Science International 135: 158-162 (2003).
  24. Gusmao L. et al. Results of the GEP-ISFG collaborative study on the Y-chromosome STRs GATA A10, GATA C4, GATA H4, DYS437, DYS438, DYS439, DYS460, DYS461: population data. Forensic Sci Int 135: 150-157 (2003).
  25. Prieto L. et al. The 2000-2001 GEP-ISFG collaborative exercise on mtDNA: assessing the cause of unsuccessful mtDNA PCR amplification of hair shaft samples. Forensic Sci Int 134: 46-53 (2003).
  26. Alonso A. et al. Results of the 1999-2000 collaborative exercise and proficiency testing program on mitochondrial DNA of the GEP-ISFG: an interlaboratory study of the observed variability in the heteroplasmy level of hair from the same donor. Forensic Sci Int 125: 1-7 (2002).
  27. Alonso A. and Albarrán C. The Spanish and Portuguese ISFG Working Group: Ten Years Coordinating DNA Typing In Spain, Portugal and Latin America. Profiles in DNA (Promega Corp.) August 2000: 7-8.
  28. Gomez J. et al. The 1998-1999 collaborative exercises and proficiency testing program on DNA typing of the Spanish and Portuguese Working Group of the International Society for Forensic Genetics (GEP-ISFG). Forensic Sci Int 114(1): 21-30 (2000)
  29. Gomez J. et al. A review of the collaborative exercise on DNA typing of the Spanish and Portuguese ISFH working group. Int J Leg Med 110:273-277 (1997).
  30. Gomez J. Carracedo A for the Spanish and Portuguese Working Group of the ISFH. A review of the collaborative exercises of the Spanish and Portuguese ISFH Working Group. Advances in Forensic Haemogenetics 6: 695-698 (1996).

 
Last modified 6 months and 11 days ago by Dr. John M. Butler