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Fundamentals of Forensic DNA Typing by [John M. Butler]

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John Butler earned his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia while doing DNA research in the FBI Laboratory's Forensic Science Research Unit. He designed and built STRBase--an Internet-accessible database on short tandem repeat DNA markers that is widely used by forensic scientists today. He is a frequent author and presenter on the topic of DNA typing. --This text refers to the paperback edition.


There is perhaps no individual better suited to author a foundational survey of forensic DNA typing than John Butler. As with past editions, Butler's knowledge, along with his organizational and communication skills make Fundamentals of Forensic DNA Typing a must read for students, forensic practitioners and trial attorneys. This text provides the reader with insightful and understandable explanations necessary to comprehend the underpinnings of forensic DNA analysis. It continues in the tradition of its predecessors as the premier textbook on the forensic DNA subject. - Richard Saferstein, Ph.D. Author and Forensic Science Consultant

When, a Thomson Reuters web resource for measuring and analyzing science trends, recently listed the most influential institutions and researchers in forensic science based on journal citations, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and one of its researchers, John Butler, were among the

Intended as the companion to the 2010 publication, Fundamentals of Forensic DNA Typing, this title contains 18 chapters with four appendices providing up-to-date coverage of essential topics in the field of DNA analysis. The book includes new information on DNA databases, low-level DNA, and validation; a comprehensive listing of alleles for the 23 STR loci present in commercial kits, and coverage of familial searching.--Evidence Technology Magazine, July-August 2012, page 4

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  • ASIN : B004CRTAG2
  • Publisher : Academic Press; 1st edition (30 September 2009)
  • Language : English
  • File size : 11935 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
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  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 830 pages
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