Final program

ESWG Scientific Meeting 2021

20th October, 10-17 CET (Central European Time)

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10-12 Session 1 - Moderator Denise Syndercombe Court

10.00-10.15 Welcome - Andreas Tillmar, Denise Syndercombe Court & Bo Thisted Simonsen

10.15-10.30 Bridging the gap between relationship testing and probabilistic genotyping - Maarten Kruijver

10.30-10.45 Specialised investigations using DNA mixtures and low template DNA profiles- Hannah Kelly

10.45-11.00 An evolving kinship - David Ballard

11.00-11.15 Validation and implementation of the Precision ID mtDNA Whole Genome Panel kit for use in paternity and

immigration cases - Anders Buchard

11.15-11.30 I-FAMILIA, an innovative service by INTERPOL aiming to offer an international DNA kinship matching capacity for missing person
investigations -
François-Xavier Laurent

11.30-11.45 Analysis of 74 microhaplotypes in Danes and Greenlanders using the in-house developed Python script MHinNGS - Claus Børsting

11.45-12.00 Maximising the power of the forenseq dna signature prep kit for kinship analysis - Lucinda Davenport

12-13 Lunch break

13-16 Session 2 - Moderator Bo Thisted Simonsen

13.00-13.15 ForenSeq KIntelligence – A targeted DNA sequencing assay for forensic genetic genealogy - Adam Staadig

13.15-13.30 Impact of SNP microarray analysis of compromised DNA on kinship 1 classification success in the context of investigative
genetic genealogy -
Daniel Kling

13.30-13.45 SNP Capture for Extended Kinship Analysis - Kimberly Sturk Andreaggi

13.45-14.00 Investigative genetic genealogy - a successful pilot case study - an update of present situation in Sweden - Ricky Ansell

14.00-14.15 Cases of Historical Interest for the Advancement of Forensic Technologies - Michael Brandhagen

14.15-14.30 Short break

14.30-14.45 Age determination through DNA methylation patterns in fingernails and toenails - Kristina Fokias

14.45-15.00 Forensic DNA methylation-based age estimation: the next chapter - Anastasia Aliferi

15.00-15.15 Estimating the age of dried body fluid stains using the degradation characteristics of RNA - Robert W Allen

15.15-15.30 Elucidation of Familial Relationships Using Hair Shaft Proteomics - Noreen Karim

15.30-16.00 A summary of the ESWG 2021 proficiency test - Daniel Kling

16-17 ESWG Member meeting