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1. The Future of Forensic DNA Analysis
Published: 6/22/2015
Author: John M Butler
Abstract: The author‰s thoughts and opinions on where the field of forensic DNA testing is headed for the next decade are provided in the context of where the field has come over the past 30 years. Like the Olympic motto of ,faster, higher, strongerŠ, forensic ...

2. Advanced Topics in Forensic DNA Typing: Interpretation (textbook)
Published: 9/1/2014
Author: John M Butler
Abstract: This book is primarily intended for DNA analysts or those trying to understand what a DNA analyst does in his or her review of forensic DNA data that was obtained by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification and short tandem repeat (STR) typing v ...

3. Some Journal Metrics for Forensic Science International: Genetics
Published: 10/2/2013
Author: John M Butler
Abstract: Forensic Science International: Genetics, which is the official journal of the International Society for Forensic Genetics, has grown in readership and impact factor since its introduction in 2007. This article reviews some metrics of the 32 issu ...

4. The Triad of Scientific Publication: Reading, Writing, and Reviewing
Published: 10/2/2013
Author: John M Butler
Abstract: A workshop on scientific publication was presented at the 2013 ISFG conference by the author, who has written four widely-used textbooks and 150 peer-reviewed articles and invited book chapters. This article is a summary of key points made durin ...

5. Biology and Genetics of New Autosomal STR Loci Useful for Forensic DNA Analysis
Published: 8/19/2013
Authors: John M Butler, Carolyn R Steffen
Abstract: Short tandem repeats (STRs) are regions of tandemly repeated DNA segments found throughout the human genome that vary in length (through insertion, deletion, or mutation) with a core repeated DNA sequence. Forensic laboratories commonly use tetranucl ...

6. Haplotype Data for 23 Y-chromosome markers in four U.S. population groups
Published: 5/1/2013
Authors: Michael D Coble, Carolyn R Steffen, John M Butler
Abstract: The PowerPlex Y23 kit contains 23 Y-chromosomal loci including all 17 of the markers in the Yfiler Y-STR kit plus six additional markers: DYS481, DYS533, DYS549, DYS570, DYS576, and DYS643. We have typed 1032 unrelated population samples from four se ...

7. U.S. Population Data for 29 Autosomal STR Loci
Published: 5/1/2013
Authors: Carolyn R Steffen, David Lee Duewer, Margaret C Kline, Michael D Coble, John M Butler
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8. Standard Reference Material 2366 for Measurement of Human Cytomegalovirus DNA
Published: 3/1/2013
Authors: Ross J Haynes, Margaret C Kline, Blaza Toman, Calum Scott, Paul Wallace, John M Butler, Marcia J Holden
Abstract: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of a number of human viruses that are ubiquitous in human populations, generally cause little illness upon infecting healthy individuals, but can cause life threatening disease in immune-compromised individuals. An i ...

9. Forensic DNA Advisory Groups: DAB, SWGDAM, ENFSI, and BSAG
Published: 12/28/2012
Author: John M Butler
Abstract: A number of organizations exist around the world that work on a national or international level to aid quality assurance and to promote accurate forensic DNA testing. These organizations are made up primarily of working scientists who coordinate thei ...

10. Developmental Validation of the PowerPlex® ESI 17 Pro System
Published: 12/27/2012
Authors: Carolyn R Steffen, Margaret C Kline, John M Butler, Robert S. McLaren, Jaynish Patel, Margaret Ewing, Douglas R. Storts, Fabrice Noel, Sophie Dognaux
Abstract: The SE33 locus is one of the most polymorphic markers used in human identification. However, it also possesses multiple microvariants both within the repeat and in the flanking regions. Such flanking region mutations can generate discordant alle ...

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