The congress will cover the latest research and discuss legal and ethical concern in forensic genetics. The pre-congress workshop schedule (August 23 and 24) is under development.

We will be soliciting abstracts on the following topics

  • Forensic genetics and human genomics
  • Population genetics and forensic DNA databases
  • New polymorphisms of forensic interest
  • Non-human DNA applications
  • DNA casework methods and strategies
  • Forensic mathematics and statistics
  • DNA interpretation and evaluation
  • Body fluid identification
  • DNA phenotyping, pharmacogenetics, and epigenetics
  • Standards, quality control, accreditation, and ethics

Abstract submission and early registration will open December 2020.