Unit

UNIT 14.1 Overview of Human Identity Testing and Forensic Genetics

  1. Frederick R. Bieber

Published Online: 1 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1002/0471142905.hg1401s15

Current Protocols in Human Genetics

Current Protocols in Human Genetics

How to Cite

Bieber, F. R. 2001. Overview of Human Identity Testing and Forensic Genetics. Current Protocols in Human Genetics. 15:14.1:14.1.1–14.1.6.

Author Information

  1. Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2001
  2. Published Print: NOV 1997

Abstract

This unit discusses the development of the field of forensic genetics, touching on the quality control and legal issues that are central to this area. It closes with a discussion of some caveats for interpreting forensic DNA results.